Current Happenings 

 

 

Three Rising Voices: A Night of Poetry and Fiction

Thursday, April 10
Old Main Chapel, 6:30 p.m.

Talk and Reading from the newly-published book Unsustainable

Dr. Laurie JC Cella, Dr. Jessica Restaino, Dr. Karen Johnson
Thursday April 17th
Cora I. Grove Spiritual Center, 4:00p.m.

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Contact Information

Dauphin Humanities Center, 128
Shippensburg University
1871 Old Main Drive
Shippensburg, PA  17257
Phone: 717. 477.1495
Fax: 717.477.4020

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Faculty Searches

One-Year Adjunct: Creative Writing/Poetry

A description of this position may be found at https://jobs.ship.edu/postings/188

Inquiries only (no applications) may be sent to Dr. Shari Horner, English Department Chair, slhorn@ship.edu
 

 

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Matthew J.C. Cella

Assistant Professor of English

Office: Horton Hall 331
Phone:  477.1546
Email: mjcella@ship.edu
 

 M Cella
 

Education/Degrees: 

Bachelor of Arts (1996), University of Rochester

MA (1999), University of Connecticut

PhD (2007), University of Connecticut


 

Research/Teaching Interests:

 American Literature, Literary Ecology, and Disability Studies.

Selected Publications: 

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 [2007]: 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 [2009]: 761-78).