White-Parks, Annette

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WHITE-PARKS, Annette. American, b. 1935. Genres: Literary criticism and history, Women's studies and issues, Novels, Cultural/Ethnic topics. Career: Sacramento State University, Sacramento, CA, teaching assistant, 1967-69, instructor, 1969-72; University of California-Davis, Davis, CA, teaching assistant, 1970-71; Old Sacramento Historical Project, Sacramento, executive coordinator, 1971-73; City of Ukiah, Ukiah, CA, bi-centennial coordinator, 1975-77; Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA, 1977-80; California State Chancellor's Office, Long Beach, CA, director of Women Writers Project: A Regional Model, 1979-81; Mendocino College, Ukiah, instructor in composition, poetry, folklore, creative writing, and literature, 1978-85; Washington State University, Pullman, WA, instructor in women's studies, 1988-89, teaching assistant in writing and literature, 1990-91; University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, LaCrosse, WI, assistant professor, 1991- 93, associate professor of English, 1993-; professor of English, Wisconsin-in- Scotland, Dalheith, Midlothians, 1994, 1997, 2000; served on many academic boards and committees; has done research, attended conferences, given papers, lectures, and workshops worldwide. Publications: When Grownups Were Children, 1976; (author of intro) Valleys of Mendocino County, by R. Shultz, 1981; q awala li: "water coming down place": A History of Gualala, California, 1981; Sui Sin Far/Edith Maude Eaton: A Literary Biography, 1995. EDITOR: (Chair of board) A Gathering of Voices on the Asian American Experience, 1994; (with E. Ammons) Tricksterism in American Literature at the Turn-of-the-Century: A Multicultural Perspective, 1994; (with A. Ling) Mrs. Spring Fragrance and Other Writings by Sui Sin Far, 1995. Contributor to books and periodicals. Address: English Dept., 425 North Hall, University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse, La Crosse, WI 54601, U.S.A.