Martha Cutter


Professor of English and Africana Studies. Storrs.
Specialties: American literature, 1865-present; ethnic American literature; African American iterature; racial passing; slavery and abolition; visual culture; American studies.

Current Research: Published books: The Illustrated Slave: Empathy, Graphic Narrative, and the Visual Culture of the Transatlantic Abolition Movement, 1800-1852  (University Press of Georgia Press, 2017); Lost and Found in Translation: Contemporary Ethnic American Writing and Politics of Language Diversity (North Carolina Press, 2005); Unruly Tongue: Identity and Voice in American Women’s Writing, 1850-1930(University Press of Mississippi, 1998).

See Martha J. Cutter’s Faculty Bookshelf


Contact Information
Mailing AddressUniversity of Connecticut
Department of English
215 Glenbrook Road, U-4025
Storrs, CT 06269-4025
Office LocationAustin 143