Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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MEDVL 1101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Reading Engl Romances in Mdl Ages

  • 17553MEDVL 1101  SEM 101

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Text, Context in Chaucer's Wife of Bath

  • 17554MEDVL 1101  SEM 102

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Space/Place/Mvmnt in Medvl Society

  • 17555MEDVL 1101  SEM 103

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Heroes and Villains of the Medvl Stage

  • 17556MEDVL 1101  SEM 104

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Icelandic Family Saga

  • 17557MEDVL 1101  SEM 105

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Medieval Modernities &the Modern Middle Ages

  • 17558MEDVL 1101  SEM 106

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MEDVL 1102

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Fighting Words-Anglo-Saxon Heroes&their Poetry

  • 17561MEDVL 1102  SEM 101

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MEDVL 1103

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Evolution of Fairy Tales

  • 17565MEDVL 1103  SEM 101

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Shapeshifters&Cybermen--Almost-Hmn in Allegory

  • 17566MEDVL 1103  SEM 102

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MEDVL 2170

This course explores major texts and themes of the Hispanic tradition from the 11th to the 17th centuries. We will examine general questions on literary analysis and the relationship between literature ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATA 2170SPAN 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8635MEDVL 2170  SEM 101

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MEDVL 2217

Explores the development of the English language from its Indo-European beginnings through the period of Early Middle English. Topics include linguistic reconstruction, changes in sound, vocabulary and ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 2170LING 2217

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8619MEDVL 2217  LEC 001

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MEDVL 2740

Although Scotland, which was long a separate nation, is now politically united with England, it preserves its distinctiveness. This course provides an introduction to Scottish literature, with special ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 2740

  • 3-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8658MEDVL 2740  LEC 001

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MEDVL 3080

An introduction to Old Norse-Icelandic mythology and the Icelandic family saga-the "native" heroic literary genre of Icelandic tradition. Texts will vary but will normally include the Prose Edda, the Poetic ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16362MEDVL 3080  SEM 101

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MEDVL 3110

In this course, we will read and discuss some of the earliest surviving English poetry and prose. Attention will be paid to (1) learning to read the language in which this literature is written, (2) evaluating ... view course details

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  •  8659MEDVL 3110  SEM 101

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MEDVL 3210

A selective survey of Western philosophical thought from the fourth to the 14th century. Topics include the problem of universals, the theory of knowledge and truth, the nature of free choice and practical ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 3210RELST 3150

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16841MEDVL 3210  LEC 001

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MEDVL 3308

Reading/discussion groups in Welsh or Scottish Gaelic. view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 3308

  • 1 Credit Sat/UnSat

  • 16390MEDVL 3308  SEM 001

    • TBA
    • Harbert, W

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MEDVL 3315

Old Norse is a collective term for the earliest North Germanic literary languages: Old Icelandic, Old Norwegian, Old Danish, and Old Swedish. The richly documented Old Icelandic is the center of attention, ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 3315

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17036MEDVL 3315  LEC 001

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MEDVL 3637

This course traces the historical development of Christianity from its roots in 1st century Palestinian Judaism to the emergence of Islam in the early 7th century, with special emphasis on the period prior ... view course details

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  • 17998MEDVL 3637  LEC 001

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MEDVL 3750

Introduction and training in dendrochronology and its application to archaeology, art history, and environment through participation in a research project dating ancient to modern tree-ring samples especially ... view course details

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  •  8647MEDVL 3750  LEC 001

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  •  8648MEDVL 3750  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

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MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosphical texts.  view course details

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  •  8652MEDVL 4002  SEM 101

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MEDVL 4180

When did anti-Semitism begin? The medieval period invented shocking fictions about Jews--that they killed and ate Christian babies; that they desecrated the Host; that they were the murderers of Christ. ... view course details

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  • 16555MEDVL 4180  SEM 101

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MEDVL 4350

The installation and dissemination of portraits of living political leaders ("rulers") is frequently perceived as a hallmark of twentieth-century regimes, especially those labeled as "totalitarian" or ... view course details

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  • 16384MEDVL 4350  SEM 101

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MEDVL 4557

How and why do landscapes come to inspire the religious imagination? And how do sensory landscapes, more specifically-territories of sight, sound, touch, taste, and smell-inform, inflect, and engage the ... view course details

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  • 17999MEDVL 4557  SEM 101

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MEDVL 4910

'Violence' has become an unavoidable - and urgently troubling - buzzword in contemporary Western culture. We worry about its manifestations and representations in our own civilization, we scan foreign ... view course details

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  • 17790MEDVL 4910  SEM 101

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MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  8653MEDVL 6020  SEM 101

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MEDVL 6110

In this course, we will read and discuss some of the earliest surviving English poetry and prose. Attention will be paid to (1) learning to read the language in which this literature is written, (2) evaluating ... view course details

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  •  8660MEDVL 6110  SEM 101

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MEDVL 6180

When did anti-Semitism begin? The medieval period invented shocking fictions about Jews--that they killed and ate Christian babies; that they desecrated the Host; that they were the murderers of Christ. ... view course details

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  • 16121MEDVL 6180  SEM 101

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MEDVL 6210

Graduate seminar covering a topic in medieval philosophy. view course details

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  •   Combined with: PHIL 6210

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16845MEDVL 6210  SEM 101

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MEDVL 6350

The installation and dissemination of portraits of living political leaders ("rulers") is frequently perceived as a hallmark of twentieth-century regimes, especially those labeled as "totalitarian" or ... view course details

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  • 16393MEDVL 6350  SEM 101

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MEDVL 6910

'Violence' has become an unavoidable - and urgently troubling - buzzword in contemporary Western culture. We worry about its manifestations and representations in our own civilization, we scan foreign ... view course details

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  • 17791MEDVL 6910  SEM 101

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MEDVL 7777

This course is designed to introduce graduate students to some of the bibliography and approaches available for studying the Middle Ages. view course details

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  • 2 Credits Sat/UnSat

  • 17226MEDVL 7777  SEM 101

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MEDVL 8010

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6560MEDVL 8010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Hill, T

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9659MEDVL 8010  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

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MEDVL 8020

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6561MEDVL 8020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

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