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Christian Rubio

Associate Professor, Modern Languages
Correspondent, North American Spanish language Academy
Ph.D., Columbia University, 2004
M.A., Teachers College-Columbia University, 2001
B.A., Queens College, CUNY, 1999
Office: Morison Hall 285 | 781.891._2694 | crubio@bentley.edu
                       


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Teaching Interests

Spanish Language, Culture and Civilization of Spain, Modern Peninsular Literature and Spanish for Business

Research Interests

Contemporary Peninsular literature and culture, Spanish for Business, Spanish in the United States, Spanish avant-garde, Liberalism in 19th Century Spain Honors Education, Undergraduate Research

Consulting/Practice Interests

North American Spanish Language Academy

Awards and Honors

2016, The Joseph M. Cronin Award of Excellence in Academic Advising and Mentoring, Bentley University

Publications

Journal Article(s)
Rubio, C. (2017). Huellas krausianas en Federico García Lorca. Ápeiron Estudios de filosofía (7), 95-104. (link)

Rubio, C. (2016). Consideraciones críticas sobre la realidad hispanounidense. Glosas, 20-28. (link)

Rubio, C. (2013). Las Mujeres de la Vanguardia Española . Alba de America, 33 (62-63), 273-284.

Rubio, C. (2011). El Pensamiento Sociopolítico y Religioso en la Poesía de Miguel Hernández. Boletín de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (14), 105-114.

Rubio, C. (2006). The Influence of Spanish Krausism on Antonio Machado. International Journal of Humanities, 93-99.

Books
Rubio, C. (2016). Krausism and the Spanish Avant Garde: The Impact of Philosophy on National Culture. Amherst, NY: Cambria Press. (link)

Rubio, C. (2005). La Influencia de la Masonería en Antonio Machado. Lewiston, NY: Mellen Press.

Edited Volumes
Rubio, C. (Ed.). (2014). Various contributions. Hablando bien se entiende la gente II

Book Chapters
Rubio, C. Ni de aquí ni de allá. Experiencias migratorias

Rubio, C. (2016). La Revista Nacional y su papel durante la España Finisecular. In Henriette Partzch and Yvette Buerki (Eds.), Redes de comunicación: La prensa en el mundo hispánico (pp. 95-113). Berlin:

Rubio, C. (2010). Los Artículos de Gabriela Mistral en La Nueva Democracia, Nueva York. Gabriela Mistral y los Estados Unidos (pp. 65-84)

Book Reviews
Rubio, C. [Review of the book Uncivil Wars Elena Garro, Octavio Paz, and the Battle for Cultural Memory]. Hispania.

Rubio, C. (2010). [Review of the book • Book Review of El Sueño de la Razón y la Pesadilla de la Historia de Carlos Rojas]. Boletín de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española.

Other(s)
Rubio, C. Yahoo: La palabra del día. Yahoo en español (link)

Conference Presentations

Rubio, C. (2018). "What makes a winning newsletter?" Presented at the NCHC's National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference, Boston, MA.

Rubio, C. (2018). "El impacto de Rosario Acuña en Federico García Lorca." Presented at the Kentucky Unviersity's Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference, Lexington, KY.

Rubio, C. (2017). "Honors Advising and Honors Mission." Presented at the NCHC's National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Rubio, C. (2017). "Honors Advising in the Context of Diversity." Presented at the NCHC's National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Atlanta, GA.

Rubio, C. (2017). "Intercambios de ideas krausistas : Una mirada hacia el futuro." Presented at the Universidad Pontificia Comillas's Encuentro Krausista, Madrid, Spain.

Rubio, C. (2017). "Concepción Arenal y María Jesús Alvarado Rivera, ¿influencia o coincidencia?" Presented at the University of Kentucky's Kentucky Foreign Languages Conference, Lexington, KY.

Rubio, C. (2017). "La evolución del feminismo español: De la armónica krausista a González Posada y Carmen de Burgos." Presented at the Georgia Southern University's South East Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures, Savannah, GA.

Rubio, C. (2016). "Mental Health in Honors." Presented at the NCHC's Annual National Collegiate Honors Council Conference, Seattle, WA.

Rubio, C. (2016). "Dos Concepciones: Una misma realidad." Presented at the Georgia Southern University's Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures, Savannah, GA.

Rubio, C., Gulati, G. J., Jackson, A. L. (2015). "Capstone Projects at a Business University." Presented at the NCHC's National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rubio, C., Stockley, J. (2015). "Resetting an Honors Program, the ULM Honors Program experience." Presented at the NCHC's National Collegiate Honors Council Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.

Rubio, C. (2015). "Rosario Acuña: pionera en su tiempo." Presented at the Mountain Interstate Foreign Language Conference .

Rubio, C. (2015). "Building Momentum Towards a Secular Education: The Case of Spain during the 1800s and 1900s." Presented at the Valente Center Seminar 's Valente Fellow Presentation.

Rubio, C. (2015). ""Fernando Castro y la educación femenina en España"." Presented at the Georgia Southern University's Southeast Coastal Conference on Languages and Literatures, Savannah, GA.

Rubio, C. (2015). "Giner de los Ríos y su legado cien años después." Presented at the XV Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica, La Antigua, Guatemela.

Rubio, C. (2014). "The Influence of Institucionismo on Antonio Machado's Landscape." Presented at the University of Kentucky's 67th KFLC The Languages, Literatures, and Cultures Conference, Lexington, KY.

Rubio, C. (2014). "A Cultural Europeanization of Spain: From Krausism to the Avant-Garde." Presented at the York University's Fourth Annual Meeting of 19th Century Hispanists International Netowrk, Toronto, Canada.

Rubio, C. (2013). "Spanish Krausism: The beginning of a new trend." Presented at the University of Cincinnati's 33 Cincinnati Conference on Romance Languages & Literatures, Cincinnati, OH.

Rubio, C. (2013). "La importancia de la Revista Nacional en el proceso unificador de la España finisecular." Presented at the Deutscher Hispanistentag's XIX Congreso de la Asociación Alemana de Hispanistas, Münster, Germany.

Rubio, C. (2013). "La (Re)Generación de 1898: Una visión europea." Presented at the XII Congreso Internacional de Literatura Hispánica , Santo Domingo, República Dominicana.

Rubio, C. (2012). "Spain: The Perfect Place for the Avant-Garde." Presented at the Commom Ground's Tenth International Conference on New Directions in the Humanities, Montréal, Canada.

Rubio, C. (2012). "Las mujeres [españolas] de la Vanguardia." Presented at the California State University Dominguez Hills's XXXVII International Symposium of Hispanic Literature, Carson,CA.

Service

Department Service
Mentor (Faculty) for Sigma Delta Pi, 2016 - Present
Mentor (Student) for Spanish Major and Minor Coordinator, 2016 - Present
Committee Member for French position search committee, 2016 - 2017

University Service
Task Force Member for Curriculum Task Force Phase II, 2019 - Present
Curriculum Implementation Committee, 2016 - Present
Administrative Assignment, Other for Fusio: The Bentley Undergraduate Journal, 2016 - Present
Committee Member for Undergraduate Curriculum Task Force, 2018 - 2019
Program Organizer for Valente Seminar Fellows, 2017 - 2019
Committee Member for Faculty Honors Council, 2014 - 2018
Committee Chair for Curriculum Implementation Committee, 2017 - 2018
Committee Member for Velente Center for the Arts and Sciences, 2015 - 2018
Conference/Workshop Organizer for Undergraduate Research Conference, 2016 - 2016
Committee Member for Bentley Faculty Senate, 2013 - 2014
Committee Member for NEASC Committee, 2012 - 2012
Task Force Member for Honors Program Task Force, 2011 - 2012

Professional Service
Reviewer, Journal Article for Hispania, 2012 - Present
Reviewer, Journal Article for Journal L’Érudit franco-espagnol (LEF-E) , 2011 - Present
Editor, Journal for Revista de la Academia Norteamericana de la Lengua Española (RANLE), 2011 - Present
Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer for University of Hawaii, 2012 - 2012

Public Service
Committee Member for Honors Advising Committee of the National Collegiate Honors Council, 2017 - Present