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Amanda Monteleone

Name

[Monteleone, Amanda]
  • Adjunct Assistant Professor, English
  • Graduate Teaching Assistant

Biography

Amanda Monteleone is a Graduate Teaching Assistant for UTA's First Year Writing Program.

Prior to working at the University of Texas at Arlington, she worked as a chemist and microbiologist at several companies in Texas. 

Professional Preparation

    • 2002 Bachelor of Science in Biology (English),  Texas A&M University System (TAMU)  Texas A&M University
    • 2018 Master of Arts in EnglishUniversity of Texas at Arlington

Appointments

    • Aug 2018 to Present Graduate Teaching Assistant
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • June 2016 to Dec 2018 Writing Center Consultant
      University of Texas at Arlington
    • May 2017 to Aug 2017 Teacher
      Institute of Reading Development

Memberships

  • Membership
    • July 2018 to Present Western Literature Association
    • Aug 2016 to Present English Graduate Student Association, University of Texas at Arlington

Awards and Honors

    • Oct  2018 Dorys Grover Award sponsored by Western Literature Association
      Achievements: for presentation of "The Native Gothic in the Poetry of John Rollin Ridge"
    • May  2018 Writing Center Tutor of the Year sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr  2018 Honorable Mention sponsored by Spotlight Student Research Forum, The University of Texas at Arlington
    • May  2017 Finalist, Writing Center Tutor of the Year sponsored by The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr  2017 Outstanding 2000 Level Student Award sponsored by Korean Language Faculty, The University of Texas at Arlington
    • Apr  2016 Outstanding 1000 Level Student Award sponsored by Korean Language Faculty, The University of Texas at Arlington

Research and Expertise

  • Research Interests

    Native American literature and theory; nineteenth-century and twentieth-century American literature; early twentieth-century Japanese literature; contemporary Korean literature.

  • Masters Thesis

    "Gerald Vizenor's Transcultural Haiku Dreamscape"

Presentations

  • Past
    •  
      1950s Crosscultural Tensions in Japanese and Korean Premieres of A Streetcar Named Desire
      Paper presented at UTA English Graduate Student Association (EGSA) Conference, Arlington, TX, April 2018.
  • Past
    •  
      The Native Gothic in the Poetry of John Rollin Ridge
      Paper presented at Western Literature Association Conference, St. Louis, MO, October 2018.

Support & Funding

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    • Dec 2018 to Dec 2018 Dean's Travel Support sponsored by  - $300

Courses

      • ENGL 1301-001 Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing I

        This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in communication. This course will require students to read rhetorically and analyze scholarly texts on a variety of subjects. The course emphasizes writing to specific audiences and understanding how information is context dependent and audience specific. Students must engage with a variety of ideas and learn how to synthesize those in college level essays. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1301-003 Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing I

        This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in communication. This course will require students to read rhetorically and analyze scholarly texts on a variety of subjects. The course emphasizes writing to specific audiences and understanding how information is context dependent and audience specific. Students must engage with a variety of ideas and learn how to synthesize those in college level essays. 

        Spring - Regular Academic Session - 2019 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours
      • ENGL 1301-024 English 1301: Critical Thinking, Reading, and Writing I

        This course satisfies the University of Texas at Arlington core curriculum requirement in communication. This course will require students to read rhetorically and analyze scholarly texts on a variety of subjects. The course emphasizes writing to specific audiences and understanding how information is context dependent and audience specific. Students must engage with a variety of ideas and learn how to synthesize those in college level essays. 

        Fall - Regular Academic Session - 2018 Download Syllabus Contact info & Office Hours

Service to the University

  • Elected
    • Sept 2018 to  Present Secretary

      English Graduate Student Association (EGSA), University of Texas at Arlington