Laura E. Ruberto ~ Education/Research (highlights)
Ph.D. University of California, San Diego, 1999 (Department of Literature)
M.A. San Francisco State University, 1994 (Department of World and Comparative Literature)
B.A. University of California, Davis, 1991 (Department of Italian; Department of English; Department of Psychology)
AUTHORED BOOKS, EDITED COLLECTIONS, and TRANSLATIONS
Gramsci, Migration, and the Representation of Women’s Work in Italy and the U.S., Laura E. Ruberto, Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield, 2007/2010.
Italian Neorealism and Global Cinema, Laura E. Ruberto and Kristi M. Wilson, Eds. Wayne State University Press, 2007.
Such is Life: an Italian American Woman’s Memoir, Leonilde Frieri Ruberto (translation & preface, Laura E. Ruberto), Introduction by Ilaria Serra, New York: Bordighera Press, 2010.
Immigration to the American West, invited guest editor, Laura E. Ruberto, special issue of The Journal of the West, 2004.
Bakhtin and the Nation, San Diego Bakhtin Circle (Barry Brown, Christopher Conway, Rhett Gambol, Susan Kalter, Laura E. Ruberto, Tomás Taraborrelli, and Donald Wesling), Eds. Lewisburg, PA: Bucknell University Press, 1999.
MAJOR EDITORIAL WORK
Book Series Co-Editor, Critical Studies in Italian America, Fordham University Press, 2009 to present
Film and Digital Media Review Editor, Italian American Review, 2009 to present.
Fulbright Scholar Research Award, Italy, Universita’ di Napoli, Federico II, 2006.(Related BLOG: http://rubertolaura.blogspot.com/ )
National Endowment for the Humanities, Summer Institute (at the Bard Graduate Center:
Decorative Arts, Design History, Material Culture), “Material Culture of New York City,” 2011.
“Raccogli e passa: Dispatches from California” (invited blogger at i-italy.org)