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).

Current Happenings 

February 18, 2016:  Dr. Santalucia will be reading poetry from her dynamic debut Because I Did Not Die at the Grove Spiritual Center, 6:30 p.m.   

All events are free and open to the public!