Matt Bryant Cheney
M.A. University of Tennessee (2013)
B.A. Carson-Newman University (2008)
with Lucia Montas and James Lincoln. “Translocational Social Theory after ‘Community’: An Interview with Floya Anthias.” disClosure: A Journal of Social Theory 25 (2016). Web. UKnowledge. <http://uknowledge.uky.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1411&context=disclosure>
"US Comics and Social Change: 1954-2014." in Critical Insights: The American Comic Book. Ed. Joseph Sommers. Hackensack, NJ: Salem Press, 2014.
[Book Review] “Flannery O’Connor: The Cartoons.” The Georgia Review. Spring Issue, 2013.
“Southern Comics and US Literary Scholarship: Emergent Texts, Emerging Methodologies.” Society for the Study of Southern Literature Conference. Boston, MA. March 2016.
"Junot Díaz, MFA: Global Cultural Capital and the Program Era." Louisville Conference on Language and Literature after 1900. Louisville, KY; February 2015.
"Baudelaire, Benjamin, Batman: Toward an Aesthetics of Shock in Moore and Bolland's The Killing Joke." ComiConference. Central Michigan University; April 2014.
"Slouching Towards Solidarity: Joan Didion's Atomized Morality." Louisville Conference on Language and Literature After 1900. Louisville, KY; February 2014.
“Against and Among Difference: Racial Politics and Communal Location in Cormac McCarthy’s Suttree.” Southern Literature Panel, Rocky Mountain Modern Language Association Conference. Boulder, CO; October 2012.
" 'Mah folks can't plant nothing!’: The Pastoral and Environmental Racism in Richard Wright's Uncle Tom's Children." African-American Literature Panel, University of Virginia Graduate English Conference. Charlottesville, VA; March 2012.
MASTERS THESIS (University of Tennessee-Knoxville)
"Flannery O'Connor and the Mystery of Justice." Committee: Tom Haddox (Chair), Bill Hardwig, Katy Chiles, Allen Dunn