Students in a spring honors course, “The Politics of Sustainability Through Art,” are exploring environmental concerns and the politics that affect sustainability issues in a creative way.
In addition to readings that provide background on climate change, food sustainability and other problems, students are viewing and discussing relevant artwork by artists from around the world creating their own visual art inspired by their learning.
A group of undergrads is staging philosophy takeovers in area schools as a way to introduce philosophical topics to high school students. The collaboration between Geneseo and local schools uses techniques such as The Trolley Problem to emphasize the value of studying philosophy.
SUNY Geneseo is hosting biological anthropologist Tanya M. Smith ‘97, Ph.D., for a lecture based on her recent book, The Tales Teeth Tell. Smith’s talk takes place at 4 p.m., Tuesday, April 2 in Newton 204. Smith’s talk will be followed by a book signing. Copies of her book will be available for sale. The event is free and open to the public.
Black Studies Lecture: Fred D'Aguiar
2:30-3:45 PM in the Hunt Room (CU 135) followed by a reading from 6-7 PM in Doty Tower Room (300). British-Guyanese writer Fred D'Aguiar has long explored the legacy of slavery across the Black Atlantic. Free and open to the public. Visit the Facebook event for more information.
Cultivating Community Dialogue
2:30-3:45 PM in the Union Ballroom. Join students, faculty, and staff for a lively discussion as we focus on the theme of “Living Our Commitment to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion.” More info and RSVP.
The Tales Teeth Tell
4:00 PM in Newton 204. Biological anthropologist and SUNY Geneseo alum Tanya M. Smith ‘97, Ph.D. will deliver a lecture based on her recent book "The Tales Teeth Tell." The lecture will be followed by a book signing, and is free and open to the public. Facebook event.
Who is My Neighbor?
7 PM in Doty Recital Hall. Artist Steve Prince offers a candid look into America's past, challenging us to look deeper for meaning and an understanding of how we have collectively arrived at this juncture in history. This lecture is free and open to the public. Facebook event.
In the Spotlight...
Evelyn Welch '19 has always been interested in the medical field, and chose to study biology and pursue a minor in human development to learn about the body and mind. She also loves to act, dance, and play music. She explored all her passions during her four years at Geneseo and found her career path along the way.
First-generation Neha Marolia ’19 — an Indian American from Syosset, NY — began her schooling without a working knowledge of English. This May, she’ll graduate with a degree in English education and a passion for bringing language and literature to others.
Leandra Marie Griffith ’16, a 2018-19 U.S. Student Fulbright English Teaching Assistant, provided a group of Belgian university students who were keen to learn more about the American political system, with a discussion on civics during last year's mid-term elections.