Xita Rubert Castro


Xita Rubert is a Spanish writer and PhD Candidate at Princeton. Before joining the department, she studied philosophy and literature in England and France; at Princeton, she researches and teaches on Latin American, North American and European literature. She is particularly interested in crossovers with other disciplines, such as psychology or medicine. Xita is the author of the novel Mis días con los Kopp, published in Spain and Latin America (Anagrama), in Brazil (DBA), and forthcoming in Germany (Berenberg Verlag). She writes a bimonthly column for the Spanish newspaper La Vanguardia.

Teaching: The Art and Practice of Impersonality (Fall 2023); Literature and Medicine (Fall 2021); Saying 'I': First Person Perspective in Philosophy and Literature (Spring 2020).

Languages: Spanish, Catalan, Galician (native); English, French, Italian, Portuguese (fluent).