Mario Trono

BA Honours (University of Alberta)
MA (University of Alberta)
PhD (University of Alberta)

Office: EA3150
Phone: 403.440.5910



Mario Trono's research focuses on various topics in film studies and the environmental humanities, and he maintains a secondary interest in American Literature Post-1945. He teaches courses in ecocinema, Canadian film, film theory, American independent cinema, and 20th-century American literature.

His recent publications include “You Will Say, ‘Wow’”: Cinematic Glamping and Ecomasculine Crisis in (and around) The Revenant and  “A Better Distribution Deal: Ecocinematic Viewing and Montagist Reply.”  He is an editor (with Robert Boschman) of two essay collections, Found in Alberta: Environmental Themes for the Anthropocene and On Active Grounds: Agency and Time in the Environmental Humanitiesboth from Wilfrid Laurier University Press as is his currently contracted monograph, tentatively titled Ecocinematics: Film, Consciousness, Environment.