Christine teaches classes in Spanish on contemporary Spanish language, literature, culture and digital media. In English, she teaches courses on Millennials and social change, Generation X, media culture and literacy, remix culture, the Arts & Humanities and the Liberal Arts. She has team-taught with faculty from across the college, in particular with colleagues from the Computer Science Department on topics pertaining to new media, social networking and video games. She has also developed several multidisciplinary courses taught by faculty across campus, including the Humanities Super Seminar and "Entrepreneurship and Digital Media," a course generously supported by Michael Rapaport, Union alum of '59. Prof. Henseler is fluent in Spanish, German and English.
Courses taught in Spanish
Courses taught in English
Spring 2013: In Your Face: The Self in the Digital Age
Spring 2014: The Arts & Humanities in Health and Healing
Spring 2015: Humans vs. Zombies: Humanistic and Scientific Reflections on the Apocalypse
Spring 2017: Street Smarts: The Future of Urban Living
Spring 2018: Alexander Hamilton
Middlebury College (Summer 2005 - Visiting Assistant Professor)
Cornell University (Fall 2004 - Visiting Assistant Professor)
SUNY Fredonia (1999-2001 - Assistant Professor)
Joint tenure track appointment in the Dept. of Modern Languages & Literatures and Women's Studies.
MILLENNIALS AND SOCIAL CHANGE
Students in this class will self-publish a book and give proceeds to one or more changemakers of their choice.
GENERATION X: GLOBAL YOUTH CULTURE IN FICTION AND FILM
STUDENT VIDEO PROJECTS
Breaking Through Walls: A Montage of the History of Generation X in Graffiti in Argentina
Final Video project created by Team "Las Chicas" -- Emily Pettengill, Caroline Friedman, Tori Bailey, and Gabrielle Tantillo
Generation X: Children of the Disappeared
Final Video project created by Team "Retro" -- Kathryn Long, Maylin Paveltic, and John Moran
Generation X Children's Loss of Innocence
by Union College Scholar student Lindsey Hunt
Generation X Graffiti
Union College Scholar student Erika Steuer