Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

MEDVL 1101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: In Rome's Shadow? Society&Cul in "Dark Age" I

  • 18887MEDVL 1101  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Barber, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Mind and Soul in the Middle Ages

  • 18888MEDVL 1101  SEM 102

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Di Palo, F

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Women in Medieval Art and Literature

  • 18889MEDVL 1101  SEM 103

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • LaVoy-Brunette, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Heroes &Heroines-Mdvl Wrld

  • 18890MEDVL 1101  SEM 104

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Women and the Law in Middle English Literature

  • 18891MEDVL 1101  SEM 105

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Sprenkle, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Commenting on Culture in the Middle Ages

  • 18892MEDVL 1101  SEM 106

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Vinhage, P

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Medieval Garden

  • 18893MEDVL 1101  SEM 107

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wolff, A

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wolff, A

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/. This course will include in-person garden tours.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Byzantine Cities

  • 18894MEDVL 1101  SEM 108

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Wolford, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Worldwide Medieval

  • 18895MEDVL 1101  SEM 109

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Zweers, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    For more information about First-Year Writing Seminars, see the Knight Institute website at http://knight.as.cornell.edu/.

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATA 2170SPAN 2170

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6190MEDVL 2170  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Garrote Pascual, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 2655

At the beginning of the 7th century, a new religion, Islam, appeared in Arabia and by the end of the century, Muslims had defeated the Byzantines and Persians and created an empire that stretched from ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2530NES 2655RELST 2655

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6819MEDVL 2655  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: HIST 2530NES 2655RELST 2655

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20560MEDVL 2655  LEC 002

    • MWOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3080

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6912MEDVL 3080  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3110ENGL 6110MEDVL 6110

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6197MEDVL 3110  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 3130

This course will study medieval women writers and some of the contexts and methodologies that might help us assess their works and lives. There will be some attention to writings to women, and we'll sample ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3130FGSS 3130

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17068MEDVL 3130  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3130FGSS 3130

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20379MEDVL 3130  SEM 103

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Galloway, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 3190

Chaucer became known as the "father of English poetry" before he was entirely cold in his grave. Why is what he wrote more than six hundred years ago still riveting for us today? It's not just because ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3190

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16682MEDVL 3190  SEM 101

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Raskolnikov, M

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 3315

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6587MEDVL 3315  LEC 001

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Stefansdottir, B

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  6195MEDVL 4002  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Brittain, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 4201

This topics seminar will explore genres, forms, and theories of Medieval Latin poetry in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries (with a few forays into the fourteenth century and beyond). Topics include biblical ... view course details

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  • 18075MEDVL 4201  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 4626

Narratives, particularly sacred narratives, are not static or fixed but rather infinitely flexible and malleable.   Subject to multiple retellings—elaborations, modifications, and deletions—stories take ... view course details

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  • 18085MEDVL 4626  SEM 101

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  6196MEDVL 6020  SEM 101

    • MOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Brittain, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3110ENGL 6110MEDVL 3110

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6198MEDVL 6110  SEM 101

    • MWFOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6201

This topics seminar will explore genres, forms, and theories of Medieval Latin poetry in the twelfth and thirteenth centuries (with a few forays into the fourteenth century and beyond). Topics include biblical ... view course details

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  • 18735MEDVL 6201  SEM 101

    • FOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6626

Narratives, particularly sacred narratives, are not static or fixed but rather infinitely flexible and malleable.   Subject to multiple retellings—elaborations, modifications, and deletions—stories take ... view course details

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  • 18088MEDVL 6626  SEM 101

    • ROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 7777

This course is designed to introduce graduate students to the study of the Middle Ages, with special attention to theory and methodology. Seminars will be led by Medieval Studies Program faculty who represent ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 18074MEDVL 7777  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person Transition to Online
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2 Credits Sat/Unsat

  • 20491MEDVL 7777  SEM 102

    • TOnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 8010

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4804MEDVL 8010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6396MEDVL 8010  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MEDVL 8020

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4805MEDVL 8020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies