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English and film educator

William John Park, American English and film educator. Member parish council St. Joseph's Church, Bronxville, 1987-1990. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1951-1953. Member American Society 18th Century Studies.

Background

Park, William John was born on April 6, 1930 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of William John, Junior and Darthea (Jordan) Park.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Princeton University, 1951;Master of Arts, Columbia UniversityDoctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1962.

Career

Instructor English, Hamilton College, 1954-1957;Instructor English, Columbia, 1957-1962;Professor of English and film, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New York, since 1962;also Esther Raushenbush professor humanities, Sarah Lawrence College, Bronxville, New Yorkchairman division literature, language, writing, Sarah Lawrence College, 1977-1980;director summer school, Sarah Lawrence College, London, 1966-1970.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Idea of Rococo, 1993. Co-editor: Anthology of British and American Poetry, 1964. Member editorial board Sarah Lawrence Journal, 1964-1972

    • also articles.

Membership

Member parish council St. Joseph's Church, Bronxville, 1987-1990. Served to 1st lieutenant United States Marine Corps Reserve, 1951-1953. Member American Society 18th Century Studies.

Connections

Married Marlene Shobert, April 11, 1957. Children– Jonathan, Geoffrey, Catharine, William.

father:
William John Park

mother:
Darthea (Jordan) Park

spouse:
Marlene Shobert

children:
Jonathan Park

Geoffrey Park

Catharine Park

William Park