Weston Kennison

Adjunct Lecturer of Latin and Humanities and Faculty Fellow In International Programs
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Wes Kennison has been a member of the Geneseo faculty since 1988

Office Hours: Fall 2018

Curriculum Vitae


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


  • NAFSA, The Association of International Educators

  • Association of Franciscan Colleges and Universities


  • 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.

More About Me

Research Interests

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

Other Interests

  • Travel, especially Study Abroad
  • Local politics


  • ENGL 112: Lit: Storytelling & Migration

    The course focuses on literature and other cultural productions from areas across the globe, engaging extensively with areas outside of Europe and the United States (but including marginalized cultures, ethnic groups, and nations within those regions). Guided discussion of these works will enable students to understand systems of value and meaning as embodied in one or more cultures from different regions of the world and will allow them to assess interconnections among/across local and global systems and cultures.

  • LATN 101: Elementary Latin I

    Introductory communication-based language course. Develops the four language skills: listening, speaking, reading, and writing. Intensive practice of real-world communication and cultural knowledge. For the general education requirement, it is recommended that 102/L be taken the following Spring semester.