Roberto Robles-Valencia

Roberto Robles-Valencia

Assistant Professor of Spanish
Spanish

Research Interests

  • 19th, 20th and 21st century Peninsular cultural studies, literature, and film,
  • Regional and national literatures of the Iberian Region,
  • Culture Theory, Theories of Space and Urbanism,
  • Spanish Historiography and Cultural History, Fascisms and Fascist ideology.
  • Globalization and Nationalist movements

Education 

  • Ph.D. University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, 2010
  • M.A. Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, 2003
  • Licenciatura (B.A.) in Geography and History. Universidad de Burgos (Spain). 1995

Research

Book Chapters 

When Multicultural Landscape Becomes Tragic Stage: Spanish Film and Immigration on the Verge of the Millennium." Toward a Multicultural Configuration of Spain: Local Cities, Global Spaces. Ed. Corbalán, Ana, Mayock, Ellen. Fairleigh Dickinson University Press. 2014.

Edited Volume

Roberto Robles Valencia, Florido J., Martín, L., Matos, E.,. (eds.) Fuera de la ley: El cine y la cultura quinqui de los años 80. Granada: Ed. Comares, 2014 (Forthcoming)

Works in Progress

"La nación melancólica: la cultura afectiva del nacionalismo español. Book manuscript.

"La Heteotopia como el espacio de la nación narrada en Tiempo de silencio de Martín Santos." Submitted for publication.

"Los espacios de la guerra colonial: exploración de la otredad en Imán de Ramón J. Sender." Prepared for submission on a dossier on "Spaces of exclusion in 20th Century Spain."


Courses

  • LG 492/ 592 Panorama of Spanish Cinema 
  • LG334 Advanced Grammar and Composition.
  • LG 336 Introduction to Textual Analysis.
  • LG 232 Intermediate Spanish I
  • LG 231 Intermediate Spanish I
  • LG 131 Introductory Spanish I
  • LG 132 Introductory Spanish I