Antonette, Lesliee 1958-

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ANTONETTE, Lesliee 1958-

PERSONAL: Born August 23, 1958, in Detroit, MI; daughter of William (an engineer) and Martha (a nurse; maiden name, Tucker; present surname, Tolley) Antonette; married Terry Eugene Reilly (divorced, March, 1990); married Steven Paul Verwey, February, 1999; children: Jeremy Daniel Tolley. Ethnicity: "American." Education: University of California, Riverside, B.A., 1990, M.A., 1992, Ph.D., 1996. Religion: Native American. Hobbies and other interests: Gardening; "bowling, ice cream, and Baudrillard."

ADDRESSES: Home—200 Prospect Street, East Stroudsburg, PA 1801-2999. Office—Department of English, East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, 200 Prospect St., East Stroudsburg, PA 18301. E-mail[email protected]

CAREER: East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania, East Stroudsburg, assistant professor of English, 1996–, co-director of Frederick Douglass Institute for Intercultural Studies. Member, Conference on College Composition and Communication.

MEMBER: Modern Language Association of America, National Council of Teachers of English, Multiethnic Literature of the United States, National Association for Multicultural Education, Poe Studies Association.

WRITINGS:

The Rhetoric of Diversity and the Traditions of American Literary Study: Critical Multiculturalism in English, Bergin & Garvey (Westport, CT), 1998.

Author of articles and reviews.

WORK IN PROGRESS: Critical, Computerized, Multicultural Composition: A Rhetoric for the Millennium, with Internet style guide, with Tom Moriarty; Traditional Native American Teaching Strategies and the Future of American Higher Education; Life Is in the Middle, an autobiography; research on multicultural pedagogy and critical learning.

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

PERIODICALS

MultiCultural Review, September, 1999, Anthony Edwards, review of The Rhetoric of Diversity and the Traditions of American Literary Study: Critical Multiculturalism in English, pp. 70-71.

Research and Reference Book News, May, 1999, review of The Rhetoric of Diversity and the Traditions of American Literary Study, p. 187.

ONLINE

East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania Web site, http://www.esu.edu/ (December 23, 2005), "Lesliee Antonette."