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MICHAEL E MATTO

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR

ENGLISH

HARVEY HALL
ROOM 202

p - 516-877-4165

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e - MATTO@ADELPHI.EDU

 

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Diplomas/Degrees

Ph.D., New York University (1998)
M.A., New York University (1994)
B.A., UC - Berkeley (1991)

Recent Courses

Art & Craft Of Writing
Literature In English I
Seminar Thematic Topics
The Structure Of Modern English

Teaching Specializations/Interests

Rhetoric and Composition Theory
History of the English Language
Old English Language and Literature
Cognitive Linguistics

Research Interests

History of the English Language
History of Rhetoric
Old English Literature and Culture
Theories of Metaphor
History of Subjectivity

Books

Delanty, Greg and Matto, Michael (eds.) (2010). The Word Exchange: Anglo-Saxon Poems in Translation. New York, NY: W. W. Norton.

Momma, Haruko and Matto, Michael (eds) (2008). Companion to the History of the English Language. Wiley-Blackwell.


Book Chapters

Matto, Michael and Momma, Haruko (2008). History, English, Language: Studying HEL Today. In Momma, Haruko and Matto, Michael (Eds.). Companion to the History of the English Language. (pp. 3-10). Wiley-Blackwell.

Matto, Michael (2008). "English, Latin and the Teaching of Rhetoric". In Momma, Haruko and Matto, Michael (Eds.). Companion to the History of the English Language. (pp. 323-33). Wiley-Blackwell.


Refereed Articles

Matto, Michael (2008), Standard English and Standards of English: Where HEL Meets Composition Studies. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, 15.2.

Matto, Michael (2007), English Language in History. Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching, 14.1, 63-70.

Matto, Michael (2004), “True Confessions: The Seafarer and Technologies of the Sylf.”. Journal of English and Germanic Philology, 103.

Matto, Michael (2002), “A War of Containment: The Heroic Image in The Battle of Maldon. Studia Neophilologica, 74, 60-75.

Matto, Michael (1997), “The Old English Soul and Body I and Soul and Body II: Ending the Rivalry.”. In Geardagum, 18, 39-58.


Other Scholarly/Artistic Work

Matto, Michael (Guest Editor). Special Topic section: "Teaching Postcolonial History of the English Language." Studies in Medieval and Renaissance Teaching 18.1 (2011)