Worcester State University Assistant Professor of English

Ortoleva Gives Talk about ‘Language of Place’ for WPI Faculty

October 14, 2014
By: WSU News

Matthew Ortoleva (English) was invited to speak at Worcester Polytechnic Institute on September 26 by a group of faculty whose work focuses on questions of geography and place.

His presentation, titled “Mapping the Discourses of Narragansett Bay in Search of a New Ecocentric Language of Place,” focused on the role of language in shaping ecological  relationships to particular places.

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