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  • Nineteenth- and Twentieth-Century American Literature
  • Literature of the American Civil War and Reconstruction
  • Women's Writing and Feminist Theory
  • African-American Literature
  • Cultural Studies and Cultural Theory
  • Queer Theory and Trans* Studies

Alice Rutkowski

Associate Professor

of English

Welles 230
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Alice Rutowski

Alice Rutkowski has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2003. She also coordinates the Safezone program. To request a Safezone training for your group, please click here.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Ph.D., University of Virginia
  • B.A., SUNY Binghamton
Spring 2016 Classes

ENGL 458:
Major Author:Melville

    Comprehensive studies of the works of from one to three authors. (May be taken twice for credit under different subtitles.) Prerequisites: ENGL 203 or permission of instructor.

HUMN 221:
H/Western Humanities II

    A search for moral, social, and political alternatives and meaning embodied in the institutions, culture, and literature of Western Civilization from 1600 to the present. The course is factual as well
    as conceptual, including a narrative history of the period covered. Prerequisite: Humn 220.
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WMST 100:
Intro to Women's Studies

    This course is an introduction to the study of women and gender using interdisciplinary and cross-disciplinary approaches. It will include a feminist analysis of the construction and enforcement of g
    ender differences and gender inequalities in various contexts, with an emphasis on the intersection of race, class, sexuality, and nationality in the lives of women. Topics include but are not limited to: historical constructions of gender, feminist activism, women's issues in global perspective, women's health and reproductive rights, media representations of gender, domestic violence and sexual assault, and feminist theories. Offered: every semester
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