Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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MEDVL 1101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Reading Medvl Legends-Heroism that Never Was?

  • 17964MEDVL 1101  SEM 101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:The Briton’s Britain-Constructing Mdvl England

  • 17965MEDVL 1101  SEM 102

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Parchment to Pixel-Future Lives of Medvl Books

  • 17966MEDVL 1101  SEM 103

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Abraham-Genghis Khan—Migration before Modern

  • 17967MEDVL 1101  SEM 104

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Writing History in Late Antiquity

  • 17968MEDVL 1101  SEM 105

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Gods and Kings in the Middle Ages and Beyond

  • 17969MEDVL 1101  SEM 106

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  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Magic in Arthurian Legends

  • 18186MEDVL 1101  SEM 107

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MEDVL 1103

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Introduction to Oral Tradition & Literature

  • 18008MEDVL 1103  SEM 101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  •  8181MEDVL 2170  SEM 101

MEDVL 2655

The seventh-century Arab conquests resulted in the creation of a vibrant new civilization that stretched from the Iberian peninsula in the west to Central Asia and the borders of India in the east. We ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2530NES 2655RELST 2655

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9651MEDVL 2655  LEC 001

  •  9653MEDVL 2655  DIS 202

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

  •  8191MEDVL 2740  LEC 001

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

  • 16140MEDVL 3080  SEM 101

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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  •  8192MEDVL 3110  SEM 101

MEDVL 3190

We will approach the range and scope of Chaucer's poetry (The Book of the Duchess, selections from the Canterbury Tales, his short lyrics, and selections from Troilus and Criseyde) through the rise of ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 3190

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16338MEDVL 3190  SEM 101

MEDVL 3226

A survey of the art and architecture of the later Roman Empire, from the reign of Trajan to the reign of Justinian I. Topics to be considered include: the impact of Christianity on the functions and appearance ... view course details

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  • 15819MEDVL 3226  LEC 001

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

  •  8859MEDVL 3315  LEC 001

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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  •  8186MEDVL 3750  LEC 001

  •  8187MEDVL 3750  LAB 401

    • TBA
    • Manning, S

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  8188MEDVL 4002  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Brittain, C

MEDVL 4160

This seminar will read and research all three "versions" of one of the most original poems from the "age of Chaucer" or any period: Piers Plowman, along with some of the short "alliterative revival" poetry ... view course details

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  • 18372MEDVL 4160  SEM 101

MEDVL 4195

This offers an in depth survey the traditions of lyric poetry during the English Middle Ages. Beginning with the legacy of medieval Latin, it traces the rise of the short, vernacular poem in a variety ... view course details

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  • 16460MEDVL 4195  SEM 101

MEDVL 4539

This course examines the culture and society of al-Andalus (Islamic Spain) from 711, when Islam arrived in Iberia, until 1492 and the demise of Nasrid Granada. Through extensive discussion and analysis ... view course details

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  • 16036MEDVL 4539  SEM 101

MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  8189MEDVL 6020  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Brittain, C

MEDVL 6102

This course is an introduction to and survey of Latin scripts from Roman antiquity through the early Renaissance, with an emphasis on the identification, localization, and reading of scripts. Class meetings ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: LATIN 7222

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17458MEDVL 6102  SEM 101

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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  •  8193MEDVL 6110  SEM 101

MEDVL 6195

This offers an in depth survey the traditions of lyric poetry during the English Middle Ages. Beginning with the legacy of medieval Latin, it traces the rise of the short, vernacular poem in a variety ... view course details

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  • 16521MEDVL 6195  SEM 101

MEDVL 6539

This course examines the culture and society of al-Andalus (Islamic Spain) from 711, when Islam arrived in Iberia, until 1492 and the demise of Nasrid Granada. Through extensive discussion and analysis ... view course details

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  • 16037MEDVL 6539  SEM 101

MEDVL 6663

Grammar and reading of basic texts. view course details

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  •   Combined with: LING 6663RUSSA 6601

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

MEDVL 7160

This seminar will read and research all three "versions" of one of the most original poems from the "age of Chaucer" or any period: Piers Plowman, along with some of the short "alliterative revival" poetry ... view course details

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  • 18374MEDVL 7160  SEM 101

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

  • 17525MEDVL 7777  SEM 101

MEDVL 8010

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6504MEDVL 8010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Hill, T

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  8503MEDVL 8010  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Dubreuil, L

MEDVL 8020

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6505MEDVL 8020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff