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  • Medieval Literature
  • Dante
  • Chaucer
  • The Bible
  • Shakespeare
  • Latin

Ron Herzman

Distinguished Teaching Professor of


Welles 226A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Ron Herzman has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1969.

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Faculty Information


  • L.H.D., Manhattan College
  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
  • B.A., Manhattan College
Spring 2015 Classes

ENGL 203:

    An introduction to the discipline of English through the study of particular topics, issues, genres, or authors. Subtitles of ?Reader and Text? help students develop a working vocabulary for analyzing
    texts and relating texts to contexts; understand the theoretical questions that inform all critical conversations about textual meaning and value; and participate competently, as writers, in the ongoing conversation about texts and theory that constitutes English as a field of study.
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HONR 202:

    A detailed and careful reading of a few selected texts, from major disciplines. This course focuses on close reading and analysis through seminar discussion and extensive writing. Prerequisites: HON
    R 101 or permission of program director. Offered every spring
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HUMN 220:
H/Western Humanities I

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from the beginnings to 1600. The course is factual as w
    ell as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered.
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