Faculty Profile for Benjamin Alden Reed

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Benjamin Alden Reed
Lecturer — English
FH 215
phone: (512) 245-3723

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Texas native.

Research Interests

Surrealism, dream psychology in short fiction, 20th Century modernism.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Reed, B. A. (2018, December). The Word Made Flesh. Southern Humanities Review. Auburn, AL, US: Auburn University.
  • Reed, B. A. (2018, September 17). The Trump Administration Has Finally Brought Us to Dystopia. The Millions. New York, NY, US: Publishers Weekly. Retrieved from https://themillions.com/2018/09/the-trump-administration-has-finally-brought-us-to-dystopia.html
  • Reed, B. A. (n.d.). Technologies of Instant Amnesia: Teaching Kurt Vonnegut’s ‘Harrison Bergeron’ to the  Millennial Generation. In Short Story Criticism: Kurt Vonnegut. Layman Poupard.
  • Reed, B. A. (2017, August 1). Landing in Heathrow. Meridian. Charlottesville, VA, US: U of Virginia.
  • Reed, B. A. (2017, June 6). 46 Passages on the 46th President. Rehoboth Beach, DE, US: ROAR Feminist Magazine.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Teaching, at the Senior Lecturer / Lecturer level, College of Liberal Arts. November 20, 2017 - Present
  • Award / Honor Nominee: Pushcart Prize, Ghost Parachute (journal). 2017

Selected Service Activities

Arcadia Magazine
August 1, 2015-Present
Volunteer Transcriber/Collator
Sophomore Literature Assessment
July 15, 2017-December 15, 2017
Austin Bat Cave (a literacy advocacy nonprofit)
October 1, 2015-December 1, 2015
Austin Bat Cave (a literacy advocacy nonprofit)
November 1, 2015-November 1, 2015
Badgerdog / Austin Public Library Foundation
October 1, 2015-October 1, 2015