Curriculum Vitae

Anne Marie Spidahl

Department of English

207 Lind Hall

The University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, Minnesota 55455

(612) 518-0039; spidahl@umn.edD

EDUCATION

The University of Minnesota (Autumn 2012-May 2018 (expected))

  • PhD program in English Literature, GPA 4.0
  • Minor in Comparative Literature

Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, MA (Summer 2010)

The International Teaching Program: training in cross-cultural competency and the fundamentals of an inclusive classroom

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT (May 2010)

MFA in Fiction Writing, GPA 3.95

Macalester College, Saint Paul, MN (August 2006)

  • Bachelor’s of Arts in English, GPA 3.58: Dean’s List of Excellence, Cum Laude, honors thesis
  • Minor in Humanities, Media, and Cultural Studies

AWARDS AND HONORS

Digital Humanities Summer Institute Tuition Scholarship

Victoria, British Columbia (Autumn 2014)    

HASTAC Scholars Fellowship

(Autumn 2014-Spring 2015)

College of Liberal Arts Fellowship

The University of Minnesota (Autumn 2012)

Research Grant 

The University of Minnesota (Summer 2013)

MacDowell Colony Fellowship for Literature

Peterborough, NH (Autumn 2010)

A.B. Guthrie Memorial Scholarship for Prose

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT (Spring 2009)

CREATIVE PUBLICATIONS

Nothing. Columbus: Two Dollar Radio Press. (2013)

“Nothing: Extracts.” The Collagist. (2013) 

“Philanthropist Bleeds to Death in Attempt to Amputate own Legs After 17 Days Trapped in World’s Smallest Oil Well,”Juked. (2013)

“Wait Anywhere,” Noö Journal. (2014)

“Antonio Gramsci and the Twitter of Compassion.” The Destroyer Journal (Invited) (2014)

“Sabotaged.” Your Impossible Voice (Invited) (2014)

SELECT CREATIVE PRESENTATIONS

AWP Conference, 2015 Off-Site Reading

Minneapolis, MN (April 2015)

Franklin Park Reading Series

New York, NY (Spring 2014)

Book Launch: Nothing. Magers & Quinn Booksellers

Minneapolis, MN (Autumn 2013)

Public Reading, The MacDowell Colony

Peterborough, NH (Autumn 2010)

PEER REVIEWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

“Continuous Menstruation.” ASLE Biennial Conference, Notes from the Underground: The Depths of Environmental Arts, Culture, and Justice.

The University of Idaho, Moscow, Idaho (accepted) (June, 2015)

“Anxiety Realism, Whiteness, and Freedom.Thinking Its Presence: Race and Creative Writing.

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT (April, 2014)

EDITORIAL EXPERIENCE

Fiction Editor, dislocate: A Minnesota Journal of Writing and Art

The University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (Fall 2013-Summer 2014)

  • Managed entire workflow for fiction including: screening digital submissions, assigning works to assistant editors and soliciting feedback, making final decisions, and maintaining contact with writers
  • Collaborated with writers and Editors-in-Chief on formatting, copyright, and contracts

Assistant Fiction Editor, Cutbank Literary Magazine                          

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT (August 2007-May2010)

Reviewed fiction submissions

Indexer, Surplus: Lacan, Spinoza by A. Kiarina Kordela

Minneapolis, MN (November 2006)

Identified central concepts and terms and compiled the comprehensive index.

Intern The Center for Independent Artists For the Frinj of the Frinj Festival

Minneapolis, MN (Summer 2004)

  • Wrote and edited press releases, community announcements, and artists’ contracts
  • Managed center’s website using Dreamweaver

TEACHING

Literature Instructor, Department of English, University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN (Summer 2015-Present)

Writing Instructor, Department of Writing Studies, University of Minnesota

Minneapolis, MN (Fall 2013-Spring 2015)

Grader, Upper Division Writing Proficiency Assessment Exam

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT (Autumn 2011)

Instructor, LINC Montana English Immersion Program for Shokei High School

Missoula, MT (Summer 2011)

Instructor, Department of English, Creative Writing

The University of Montana, Missoula, MT (Summer 2009)

Teaching Assistant, Grader, Department of History, The University of Montana

Missoula, MT (Spring 2009)

Tutor, Roosevelt High School

Minneapolis, MN (Winter 2006-Spring 2007)

UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENTAL ACTIVITIES AND SERVICE

Officer of Social Engagement, 20th/21st Century Subfield (2015-Present)

“One Thousand and One Nights” Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World Research Workshop (2014-Present)

Undergraduate Curriculum Committee Member (2014-2015)

Prospective Student Recruitment (Spring 2015)

COMMUNITY OUTREACH

Guest Lectures On Existentialism, Washburn High School

Minneapolis, MN (March 2015)

Creative Writing Mentor, Rattlesnake Elementary

Missoula, MT (Spring 2011)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS 

Modern Language Association (2013-Present)

Humanities Arts Sciences Technology Alliance & Collaboratory (2014-Present)

OTHER SKILLS

Proficient in French, basic knowledge of Spanish

Experience with digital pedagogy including on-site and remote inclusive, digitally enhanced classrooms

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