Oriana Gatta | Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Posted 14 July 2017

Oriana Gatta is an assistant professor of Writing Studies and affiliate Women’s and Gender Studies faculty at Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and her research interests include visual culture/rhetoric, intersectional feminist theory, comics studies, writing studies, digital writing, critical pedagogy, and digital archival methodologies. Oriana received her M.A. in Women’s Studies and Ph.D. in Rhetoric and Composition at Georgia State University, and she has published in Composition Studies, Peitho, Works & Days, and ImageTexT. Her published comics studies scholarship discusses pedagogical opportunities reading and composing comics provide for ideological analysis and intervention, and she is co-organizer of this year’s Pennsylvania College English Association conference, the theme of which is Comics and/as Rhetoric: (Anti)Static Narratives. Oriana is also working on a graphic memoir reflecting on her graduate education through the perspective of a fictional alter ego, Ursula the sea witch. You can follow her work at

Recommended citation:

Gatta, Oriana. “Resurfacing.” Sequentials, vol. 1, no. 1, 2017.