Award: Fulbright U.S. Student Award
Sponsor: Trinity College Dublin
Institution: Mint Theater Company in New York City
SJ DeMattio is an Arts & Culture worker with a passion for poetry, drama, literary history, and performance theory. They’ve spent the past two years as the Associate Producer of the award-winning Mint Theater Company in New York City, the home of the internationally lauded Teresa Deevy Project. SJ will spend their Fulbright year in the graduate school of English at Trinity College Dublin, working under the advisement of Professor Chris Morash. While at Trinity, they will conduct research on Teresa Deevy, one of Ireland’s most prolific and routinely overlooked 20th Century writers. SJ is a proud alum of Sarah Lawrence College, where they completed undergraduate studies in Literature and Theology.