Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2016-2017. Courses of Study 2017-2018 is scheduled to publish mid-June.

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

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

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

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

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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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

MEDVL 3677

Unlike Moses or Jesus, Muhammad is said to have been born in the full light of history. The earliest extant biography of the Prophet, the Life of Muhammad by Ibn Hisham (d. 833), contains a full account ... view course details

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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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  •  8116MEDVL 3750  LAB 401

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    • Manning, S

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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MEDVL 4050

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MEDVL 4285

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    Combined with: FREN 4285

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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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MEDVL 4718

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MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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MEDVL 6050

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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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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

MEDVL 8010

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

MEDVL 8020

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt