ANNE MILLS KING
Prince George's Community College
Largo, Maryland 20774
Ph. D., University of Maryland; M.A., The American University; Diploma,
University of Madrid; Diploma, Cours de Civilisation Française at the
Sorbonne, Paris; B.A., Skidmore College.
Selected Professional Activities
Elected to Modern Language Association Delegate Assembly
for three year term to represent community colleges (1991-1993)
National Endowment for the Humanities Fellowship for
College Teachers, 1976-1977, at Columbia University: "American
Literature and Revolution
Northeast Regional Conference on English at Two-Year
Colleges, Executive Board 1976-80, editor of Northeast Newsletter.
Program Chair, Teaching English in the Two-Year College Association (TYCA)
Conference, "Global English" 2001 Conference, Washington DC, October 4-6. 2001.
Editor, Communitas, newsletter
of the Maryland Association of Faculty for Community College Teaching,
Campus Coordinator, Integrating the Scholarship on Women
into the Curriculum, a FIPSE-funded project with four other Maryland community colleges
Subsequently developed and promoted the Women’s Studies
option in General Studies at PGCC; taught WMST courses on campus and
Coordinator, Writing across the Curriculum Program at
PGCC to 2001;
arranged regional conference at PGCC in Fall 1993; workshops
in October 1994.
Organized Faculty Writers' Groups on campus;
self-perpetuating since 1991.
Many articles on women writers, on writing, and three
college-level textbooks: The Engaging Reader. NY: Macmillan, 1990,
2nd ed. 1993; 3rd ed. 1996 (Allyn & Bacon);
Being and Becoming. With Sandra Kurtinitis
NY: McGraw-Hill, 1987; Values and Voices. NY: Holt, Rinehart, 1981,
Faculty and Staff Accomplishments: A Lesson in Diversity. PGCC 1999
Papers and Presentations
Participant in National Endowment for the
Humanities-funded faculty seminar on Mythology, Prince George's Community
College, June 1989.
Member of the National Council of Teachers of English
and the Conference on College Composition and Communication; Northeast
Conference on English in the Two-Year College; presented many papers,
panels, and literary tours at conferences.
Member of Modern Language Association; I presented at
conferences; most recently on "What Community Colleges Can Teach
MLA" in December 1993 in Toronto.
Member of Popular Culture/American Culture Association;
presented at conferences; recently in April 2003 on “The Women in
Teaching and College Service
Faculty Senate Excellence Award, 2004
Strategic Planning Council, PGCC, 2002- representing the
faculty; member of subcommittee organizing and facilitating four Strategic
Planning Advisory Sessions, Fall 2004.
Teach Composition, Introduction to Literature, British
Literature, American Literature, World Literature, Women in Literature,
Introduction to Women's Studies
Chair of Literature Department 1980-85; wrote and edited
President, Prince George's Community College
Faculty Senate, three terms (1985-1988); edited and published the Faculty
Represented the English Department on the Faculty Senate
1995-1998; 2000-2004; elected At-Large Delegate 2004-
Elected member of the Faculty Grievance Committee 1990-
Organized the PGCC Women's Studies Committee, 1998, to
further a program in Women's Studies at the college
Member of Professional Development Committee
Community and outreach
Member of Executive Council of Prince George's County Chapter of ACLU 1996- 2003
I've given many talks to community groups, library book
talks, through the college speaker's bureau, NEH-funded library grants, and
local women's groups.
I like to travel for pleasure and learning; I took a
walking tour of the English Lake Country, home of
the Romantic poets in 1992, and another walking tour of Devon and Dorset in 2002.
I spent part of a semester in Paris in 1998.
I attended a seminar at Oxford University (England), sponsored by the
Oxford/Berkeley Extension courses, on Anglo-Saxon Archaeology for three
weeks in the summer of 1994 to enjoy being a scholar in a new field.
I traveled this past summer (2004) to England and France to gather
additional material for an ongoing project on women writers’ homes and
their influence on their work.
Presented at Cambridge
University, England, August 2001, on
"Fantasy, Fairy Tale, and Feminism in CHOCOLAT."
I lead another life in the Blue Ridge
Mountains where I conserve a lot of wildlife.