Michael Oberg

Distinguished Professor of


Sturges Hall 15 A/B
1 College Circle
Geneseo, NY 14454


Michael Oberg has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1998.

Fall 2016 Classes

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 earl
    y America; development of the institution of slavery; the transplantation of English society in America and the Caribbean. Prerequisites: HIST 301 and HIST 302 or permission from the instructor. Not offered on a regular basis
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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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INTD 105:
Writing Semenar:Microhistory

    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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