Matthew J.C. Cella
Assistant Professor of English
Office: Horton Hall 331
Bachelor of Arts (1996), University of Rochester
MA (1999), University of Connecticut
PhD (2007), University of Connecticut
American Literature, Literary Ecology, and Disability Studies.
Bad Land Pastoralism in Great Plains Fiction (U of Iowa, 2010)
"The Ecosomatic Paradigm in Literature: Merging Disability Studies and Ecocriticism" (Forthcoming, ISLE)
"The Mythology of the Buffalo Commons in Proulx's That Old Ace in the Hole and King's Truth & Bright Water." (Western American Literature 41.4 : 419-44.)
"The Ambivalent Heritage of Mining in Western American Literature: Wheeler's Deadwood Dick Novels and Mary Austin's The Land of Little Rain." (ISLE 16 : 761-78).
9/17/15: Prof. Kim van Alkemade will read from her debut novel, Orphan #8, at 7:00 p.m. in Old Main Chapel.
10/15/15: Pulitzer Prize winning author Adam Johnson will read from his new collection of short stories, Fortune Smiles, at 6:30 p.m. in Old Main Chapel.
All events are free and open to all!