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Kelly Allen

Kelly Allen

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Teaching Experience

  • English 125: College Writing (Current)
    • University of Michigan – first year writing course
  • SWC 100: Transition to College Writing (Current)
    • University of Michigan – non-graded college writing course
  • English 125: College Writing (Current)
    • University of Michigan – first year writing

Languages

  • English
    • Speaking level: Superior
    • Reading level: Superior

Honors & Awards

  • Bear River Conference Scholarship (05/2010)
  • Poetry Society of America National Chapbook Fellowship (10/2004)
    National poetry competition sponsored by Poetry Society of America (PSA), manuscript entitled, "Woman in a Boat" selected by Robert Creeley. Awarded $1000 memorium, publication, and month residency at St. Vincent Millay Arts Colony.
  • Dana Award in Poetry (05/2001)
    $1000 memorium and publication of "Rapt", "Beethoven", and "Wake-robin".

Presentations

  • Developing Academic Essays That Matter From Free-Writes", 02/18/2009
    I gave a workshop to a diverse group of CSP English, Math, Chemistry, and Physics instructors, introducing the free-write as an effective tool for encouraging students to develop confidence, inspiration and skill in writing.

Positions

  • Lecturer II in English (04/2010 – Current) University of Michigan, Comprehensive Studies Program
  • Lecturer I in English (09/2008 – 04/2010) University of Michigan, Comprehensive Studies Program
  • Lecturer II in Great Books (09/2004 – 04/2008) University of Michigan, Classical Studies Department, Great Books Program