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Wes Kennison

Adjunct Instructor of Latin and Humanities and

Faculty Fellow for International Programs

Erwin 106
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454

Wes Kennison has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1988.

Faculty Information


  • M.A., Franciscan Studies, St. Bonaventure's University, 1991

Research Interests

  • Medieval Italian Mysticism
  • Italian Culture
  • Education in the Developing World

Publications and Professional Activities

  • with Ronald Herzman, "Jacopone Da Todi: The Aesthetics of Imprisonment", Franziskanische Studien.
  • "Geneseo: La Contrada Fuori Le Mura", Malborghetto.
  • "What's Next?", a bi-monthly column of the Livingston County News.


  • NAFSA, The Association of International Educators
  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities
Fall 2014 Classes

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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LATN 201:
L/Intermediate Latin I

    Intensive readings (in the original) of significant works by major Latin authors. Representative offerings would include such texts as Virgil's Aeneid, Ovid's Metamorphosis, Augustine's Confessions,
    and Boethius' Consolation of Philosophy. Prerequisites: One year of college Latin (101-102 at Geneseo) or two or more years of high school Latin. Offered on a 3-semester rotation
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