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Medieval Studies (no longer offered as of Fall 2010)

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Cluster: Medieval Studies

This cluster is made up of courses that, taken together, present to students a broad, interdisciplinary view of medieval Europe, approximately the period from 400 or 1500 AD. The cluster strives to distinguish the medieval cultural system(s) from those that proceeded and those that came after it.

Sophomore Inquiry: Medieval Studies

(UNST 245)

The Medieval Studies Sophomore Inquiry courses introduce students to medieval life, thought, and culture in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin, from roughly 800 to 1450 C.E. All Medieval Studies Inquiry courses are interdisciplinary in their approach, and emphasize appreciation for the uniqueness of medieval culture through the analysis of literary and historical narratives, images and material life, mythologies and allegory, and religious life. Exact content will vary according to course.

Cluster Courses
Academic Year 09-10

ArH 456U    Medieval Art I
ArH 457U    Medieval Art II
ArH 458U     Medieval Art III
ArH 461U     Northern Renaissance Art
ArH 471U    Italian Renaissance Art I
ENG 319U    Northern European Mythology
ENG 340U    Medieval Literature
FL 335U    The Icelandic Sagas
FL 399U    Medieval Latin Literature in Translation
FL 399U    Literature of the Medieval Church
FR 341U     Introduction to French Literature I (taught in French)
FR 441U    Major Works in Translation (when content is appropriate)
FR 442U    Medieval Works in Translation
GER 341U    Introduction to German Literature I (taught in German)
HST 350U    English History
HST 352U    European Women's History to 1700
HST 354U    Early Medieval Europe: 300-1100
HST 355U    Late Medieval Europe: 1100-1450
LAT 331U    Early Medieval Civilization
SPAN 341U    Introduction to Hispanic Literature I (taught in Spanish)
SPAN 441U    Major Works in Translation (when content is appropriate)
TA 425U     History of Dress I
TA 471U    Theater History: Medieval/Renaissance Drama