Óscar Ruiz Hernández

Óscar Ruiz Hernández

PhD Candidate
New Cabell Hall 462

Education

Ph.D., Spanish, U.Va. (expected 2020)
M.A., Pedagogy, High School Teaching, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain (2015)
B.A., Spanish Philology, Universidad de Valladolid, Spain (2014)

Research Interests

  • 18th and 19th c. Spanish Literature
  • Theater scenography
  • Creative writing
  • Short narrative
  • History of the Spanish Language
  • Film studies

Teaching

Spanish 3300: Texts and Interpretation (Fall 2018, Spring 2019)

Spanish 3010: Grammar Review and Composition (Fall 2017, Spring 2018)

Spanish 2020: Advanced Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2016, Spring 2017)

Spanish 2010: Intermediate Spanish (Fall 2015, Spring 2016)

Publications

REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLE

Ruiz Hernández, Óscar. “«El Patriota» de Ignacio de Castilla: la influencia de los artículos políticos de Larra en un autor costumbrista menor.” Letras Hispanas:         Revista de Literatura y Cultura, vol. 15, 2019. (Accepted for publication).

PUBLISHED REVIEWS

Ruiz Hernández, Óscar. Review of Letras del Siglo de Oro Español: Actas del VII            Congreso LESOE, Salta, 16, 17 y 18 de Septiembre de 2009, edited by Graciela         Balestrino and Marcela Beatriz Sosa. Castilla. Estudios de Literatura, no. 5,          2014, pp. 67-70.

Ruiz Hernández, Óscar. Review of El barón de la Bruère y la prensa ilustrada de provincias: Diario de Valencia (1790-1791), Diario Histórico y Político de Sevilla       (1792-1793), Correo de Cádiz (1795-1800), by María Román López. Dieciocho:   Hispanic Enlightenment, vol. 42, no. 1, 2019, pp. 235-37.

Ruiz Hernández, Óscar. Review of Las amazonas de España. La hazaña mayor de            Alcides, edited by Ignacio López Alemany. Dieciocho: Hispanic Enlightenment,         vol. 42, no. 1, 2019, pp. 247-49.

Ruiz Hernández, Óscar. Review of El poder de la economía: la imagen de los       mercaderes y el comercio en el mundo hispánico de la Edad Moderna, edited by     Christoph Strosetzki. Castilla. Estudios de Literatura, no. 10, 2019, pp. 76-81.

Ruiz Hernández, Óscar. Review of Asombros y encantos. La escenificación de la comedia de magia del siglo XVIII, by Ana Contreras Elvira. Dieciocho: Hispanic   Enlightenment, vol. 42, no. 2, 2019. (Incoming issue).

Presentations

“Not Wanted: Recycling Disabilities and Social Trash in the Eighteenth Century,” MLA, Modern Language Association Annual Convention, Seattle, Washington, January 2020. (Abstract accepted)

 “Imprisonments, Oracles, and Arthurian Myths: Symbolism behind Arturo Cova’s Names in La vorágine”. GRAPHSY X, 10 th Annual Graduate Portuguese and Hispanic Symposium, Georgetown University, Washington D.C., February 17-18, 2017.

“The Good, the Wise and the Poet: Manifestations of Arturo Cova's names in La vorágine”. GSLS, Graduate Student Lecture Series, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, December 2, 2016.

“I am a Forest, and a Night of Dark Trees”. INTO THE DARKNESS: First Annual Pan European Studies Conference, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, April 1-2, 2016.

Grants & Awards

Charles Gordon Reid Travel Fellowship, 2019— Departmental travel stipend to conduct research in Madrid

Charles Killian Woltz Summer Language Study Fellowship, 2018— Departmental travel stipend to enhance the proficiency in French at Université Grenoble Alpes, France

Premio Extraordinario de Fin de Carrera, 2014— Outstanding End of Degree Award for academic excellence in Humanities at University of Valladolid, Spain

Beca de Colaboración en Tareas de Investigación, 2013-2014—Fellowship for Students at University Departments for the Purpose of Research, University of Valladolid, Spain

Professional Activities

Department of Spanish Literature, Literary Theory, and Comparative Literature, University of Valladolid, Spain

Aid to Assistant Editor, 2013-2014—Reviewed formatting requirements for essay submissions to the academic journal Castilla. Estudios de Literatura

Memberships

UVa Spanish Theater Group, 2015-present