Course Offerings

Approved Courses

Courses Originating in the Medieval Studies Program

01:667:281,282. Medieval Civilization (3,3)
Credit not given for these courses and 01:510:209,210
Intellectual, technological, artistic, and social developments as reflected in specific manifestations from each period. First term: from Justinian to the Crusades (400 - 1100), including Beowulf, Haghia Sophia, the Song of Roland, the manor. Second term: from Romanesque to Renaissance (1100 - 1450),including troubadour music, Chartres, the Black Death, Dante.

01:667:388 The Cultures of the Middle Ages (3)
Credit not given for this course and 01:350:388 or 01:195:388
A detailed survey of a particular medieval society, with special emphasis on the complex interactions between different ethnic and cultural traditions of the medieval world. Topics covered vary depending on the interests and expertise of the professor.

01:667:481. Senior Seminar in Medieval Studies (3)
Interdisciplinary course taught by faculty drawn from the humanities and social science disciplines. Topics in medieval civilization vary from year to year. Research paper required, supervised by faculty in two disciplines.

Additionally Approved Courses

In addition to courses originating with the program (i.e., 01:667:281,282 "Medieval Civilization", 01:667:388 "The Cultures of the Middle Ages," and 01:667:481 "Senior Seminar in Medieval Studies"), the following courses are additionally approved for satisfaction of major and minor requirements.

01:013:201 Classical Literatures of Africa, the Middle East, and South Asia (3)                                                                         

01:082:105 Introduction to Art History I (3)
01:082:308 Hinge between Medieval and Renaissance Art (3)
01:082:312 Byzantine Art (3)
01:082:320 Islamic Art & Architecture (3)
01:082:347 Early Northern European Painting (3)
01:082:373 Early Medieval Art (3)
01:082:374 Romanesque and Gothic Art (3)
01:082:373 Early Medieval Art, Art History(3)
01:082:377 Gothic (3)
01:082:397 Medieval Architecture (3)
01:082:449 Early Christian Art (3)
01:082:473 Illuminated Manuscripts (3)

01:165:341 Major Traditions in Chinese Thought
01:165:471:01 Early “China” in the “World”: Cosmography, Epistemology & Encountering the Strange

01:195:246 Arthurian Romance (3)

01:358:301 History of the English Language (first semester only) (3)
01:358:303 Literature of Medieval Courts (3)
01:358:304 Medieval Literature of Dissent (3)
01:358:305 Medieval Romance (3)
01:358:306 Chaucer (3)
01:358:307 Medieval and Early Modern Women Writers (3)                                                                                                  
01:358:309 Issues and Problems in Medieval Literature and Culture: Race and Religious Difference in Medieval Literature (3)
01:358:411,412 Old English Language and Literature (3,3)
01:358:420 Seminar: Chaucer (3)
01:358:422 Seminar: Topics in Medieval Literature and Culture

01:420:403 History of the French Language (3)
01:420:415 Medieval French Literature (3)

01:470:331 German Literature of the Middle Ages (3)
01:470:341 German Civilization I: Fifth through Fifteenth Century (3)

01:508:302 The Classical Age of Islam (3)
01:508:410 Medieval Turkey (3)

01:510:205 History of the Byzantine Empire (3)
01:510:207 Byzantium: The Last Centuries (3)
01:510:213 The Crusades (3) 
01:510:214 The European Intellectual Tradition (3)
01:510:255 Dracula: Facts and Fictions (3)
01:510:307 The Roman World in Late Antiquity (3)
01:510:309 History of Western Morals (3)
01:510:313 Renaissance in the Middle Ages (3)
01:510:314 Jews, Heretics and the Inquisition (3)
01:510:315 Reform and Dissent in the Middle Ages (3)
01:510:329 Medieval Culture and Society
01:510:337 Medieval Kings & Queens (3)
01:510:338 England in the Middle Ages (3)
01:510:345 English Constitutional History to 1688 (3)
01:510:351 Italy 476-1300 (3)
01:510:357 Medieval Germany (3)
01:510:392 Gothic Art (3)
01:510:410 Medieval Turkey (3)
01:510:441 The Social History of Medieval England (3)

01:563:201 Jewish Society and Culture, I (3)
01:560:315 Dante and Medieval Culture (3)
01:560:381,382 The Civilization of Italy (3)
01:560:405 The Three Crowns (3)

01:563:201 / 506:271 / 685:208 Jewish History: Ancient and Medieval, History/ Jewish Studies/ Middle Eastern Studies (3)
01:563:250 Jewish Mysticism and Kabbalah (3)
01:563:311 Classical Jewish Philosophy (3)
01:563:314 Jews, Heretics and the Inquisition (3)
01:563:388 Jewish-Christian Relations (3)                                                                                                                               

01:565:320 Samurai Tradition (3)

01:580:302 Medieval Latin (3)               

01:730:304 The Origins of Medieval Philosophy (3)                       

07:700:211 Music of the Middle Ages (3)                        

01:840:312 Greek Christianity (3)