Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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Course descriptions provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021. Courses of Study 2021-2022 is scheduled to publish by July 1.

MEDVL 1660

Globalization may seem like a recent hot topic, but it was already very much in vogue 1000 years ago when Norse explorers burst out of Scandinavia to journey as far as North America, Azerbaijan, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 1660NES 1660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7913MEDVL 1660  LEC 001

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Falk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 17475MEDVL 1660  DIS 201

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

  • 17476MEDVL 1660  DIS 202

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

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

  •  6128MEDVL 2170  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Garrote Pascual, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  6757MEDVL 2655  LEC 001

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  6135MEDVL 3110  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Zacher, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17472MEDVL 3190  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Galloway, A

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 3255

An introduction to the art, history, and literature of the Byzantine Empire, its neighbors, and successors, ca. 500-1500. view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ARTH 3255CLASS 3655NES 3255

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18847MEDVL 3255  LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  6525MEDVL 3315  LEC 001

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Stefansdottir, B

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 3530

This course examines the cultural and historical interaction of Muslims and Jews from the emergence of Islam in the seventh century through the classical age of Islam down to the turn of the thirteenth ... view course details

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  • 17951MEDVL 3530  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 3677

As the founder of Islam Muhammad is one of the most influential figures in world history. An important source for his life is the Sira of Ibn Ishaq (d. ca. 761), a biography that opens with Muhammad's ... view course details

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  • 17985MEDVL 3677  SEM 101

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 3750

Introduction and training in dendrochronology (tree-ring dating) and its applications in archaeology, art history, climate and environment through lab work and participation in ongoing research projects ... view course details

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  •  6131MEDVL 3750  LEC 001

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Manning, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6132MEDVL 3750  LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  6133MEDVL 4002  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 4285

This course gives students a comprehensive overview of the Old French language and intensive practice reading medieval texts in the original. Students will also gain familiarity with the principal research ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 4285FREN 6285

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17145MEDVL 4285  SEM 101

    • MWFTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Alkire, T

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 4754

This seminar provides a higher-level general introduction to, and survey of, contemporary theories, methods, and approaches in the archaeology of the Mediterranean world. Rather than focusing on a specific ... view course details

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  • 17568MEDVL 4754  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  6134MEDVL 6020  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LATIN 7222

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18511MEDVL 6102  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3110ENGL 6110MEDVL 3110

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6136MEDVL 6110  SEM 101

    • TRTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Zacher, S

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 6145

If "the past is a foreign country," is it a country full of oppressed women?  We can, with some smugness, agree that it may have been dreadful to be a woman or sexual minority in the Middle Ages, but it's ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 6145

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17432MEDVL 6145  SEM 101

    • RTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Raskolnikov, M

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 6210

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

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  • Topic: Augustine's Philosophy of Mind

  •  8175MEDVL 6210  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Brittain, C

      MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 6330

This course examines the cultural and historical interaction of Muslims and Jews from the emergence of Islam in the seventh century through the classical age of Islam down to the turn of the thirteenth ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 17958MEDVL 6330  SEM 101

    • WTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Brann, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 6677

As the founder of Islam Muhammad is one of the most influential figures in world history. An important source for his life is the Sira of Ibn Ishaq (d. ca. 761), a biography that opens with Muhammad's ... view course details

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  • 19354MEDVL 6677  SEM 101

    • MWTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 6754

This seminar provides a higher-level general introduction to, and survey of, contemporary theories, methods, and approaches in the archaeology of the Mediterranean world. Rather than focusing on a specific ... view course details

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  • 17574MEDVL 6754  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Barrett, C

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 7220

In this course we will explore the historical processes by which Chinese documents have been compiled, curated, and re-curated. We will examine the theoretical and methodological implications of those ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ASIAN 7722HIST 7220

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17708MEDVL 7220  SEM 101

    • MTo Be Assigned
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Hinrichs, T

  • Instruction Mode: Planned for In Person

MEDVL 8010

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4743MEDVL 8010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6334MEDVL 8010  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Dubreuil, L

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MEDVL 8020

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4744MEDVL 8020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Aug 26 - Dec 7, 2021
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies