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  • African-American Literature

Beth McCoy

Distinguished Teaching Professor Of English


Welles 232A
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Beth McCoy has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1997.

Faculty Information


  • B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Delaware
Spring 2016 Classes

ENGL 337:
African-American Literature

    A study of works by representative African-American writers from the mid-19th century to the present in their cultural and social contexts. The course will cover a variety of genres. Prerequisites: EN
    GL 203. Offered every spring
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HONR 202:
Honr Sem-Crit Rdg:Big Machine

    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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INTD 105:
WS:Spike Lee's DoTheRightThing

    Writing Seminar is a course focusing on a specific topic while emphasizing writing practice and instruction, potentially taught by any member of the College faculty. Because this is primarily a course
    in writing, reading assignments will be briefer than in traditional topic courses, and students will prove their understanding of the subject matter through writing compositions rather than taking examinations.
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