Summer Sample Class for Prospective Students

    Join us for our free 'Summer Sample Class' series!

    Get to know Geneseo, right from home!
    We are so excited to bring these virtual classes to you and your family! Sign up to attend one, two, or all of the classes offered!

    To sign up, please utilize the calendar in the bottom right hand corner. Click on the date(s) and time(s) that works best for you,then click on the title of the webinar and you will be prompted to fill out a quick registration form. 

    From the comfort of home, you will see why there's no place like here!



    Name:Professor Amanda Roth
    Date:Thursday, July 9th @ 2pm EST
    Title:Philosophy of Race & Racism: On the Concept of White Privilege
    Description:This class session asks: how can philosophical tools of reasoning and argument help better understand the concept of white privilege--and socio-political privilege more generally--as well as the often contentious public discourse around white privilege? We will draw on the classic paper by Peggy McIntosh "White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack," recent 
    philosophical work on the notion of privilege, and our own experiences talking  about the idea of white privilege in everyday life.

    Name: Beverly J. Evans, Distinguished Teaching Professor of French
    Date:  Thursday, July 16th @3pm EST
    Title:  Paris: From Roman Times to the Present
    Description:This class will present an overview of the history of Paris, focusing on major moments in the evolution of the city from its early days as a Celtic, then Roman, settlement to the present-day City of Light.  (No knowledge of French required for this session.)

    Name: 
    Professor Jasmine Tang
    Date:  Thursday, July 23rd @3pm EST
    Title: 
    The Rivers & Mountains of China

    ***New Class Added****
    Date:
     Tuesday, August 4th @ 3pm EST

    Name: Professor Monica Hershberger
    Description: MUSC 222 (Stage Musicals) is offered every spring. A required course for musical theater majors at SUNY Geneseo, MUSC 222 is open to all students regardless of major. In fact, it is popular among students looking to fulfill one of their Fine Arts General Education requirements. MUSC 222 does NOT require students’ ability to read music notation. Instead, the course centers on the history and development of the American musical, challenging students to think critically about how the American musical has contributed to ideas about American national identity. Students in this course examine how factors such as race, gender, and class have been and continue to be negotiated on the American musical theater stage.
    On Tuesday, August 4, we'll examine the musical Rent in the context of the United States in the 1990s.











     
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