Sturges Hall 313
1 College Circle Geneseo, NY 14454
Catherine Adams has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 2007.
Ph.D., University of Illinois
Publications and Professional Activities
Love of Freedom: Black Women in Colonial and Revolutionary New England
HIST 164: S/U/African Am HistoryFrom1877
This course will examine the African American experience from emancipation to the present day. Some major themes to be covered include: Reconstruction, segregation; disfranchisement; lynchings; urban and northern migrations; the Harlem Renaissance; the impact of war on race and citizenship; the black freedom struggle; and black nationalism. Not offered on a regular basis
HIST 352: English Atlantic World to 1763
English Expansion and colonization in the New World, including the plantation societies of the West Indies; development of creole societies in America and the Caribbean; Anglo-Indian relations in early America; development of the institution of slavery; the transplantation of English society in America and the Caribbean. Prerequisites: HIST 220 and HIST 221 or permission from the instructor. Not offered on a regular basis
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.