Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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MEDVL 1101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Imagining Empire—Symbols of Pwr in Mdvl World

  • 17702MEDVL 1101  SEM 101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Women in Anglo-Saxon Literature

  • 17703MEDVL 1101  SEM 102

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: Getting Emotional in the Middle Ages

  • 17704MEDVL 1101  SEM 103

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Orbis Terrarum—The Medieval Earth was a Globe

  • 17707MEDVL 1101  SEM 105

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Anglo-Saxon World—Monsters/Warriors/Legends

  • 17706MEDVL 1101  SEM 106

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MEDVL 1660

Globalisation 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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  •   Combined with: HIST 1660NES 1660

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17298MEDVL 1660  LEC 001

MEDVL 2100

The course will survey some medieval narratives concerned with representative voyages to the otherworld or with the impinging of the otherworld upon ordinary experience. The syllabus will normally include ... view course details

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  •   Combined with: ENGL 2100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15008MEDVL 2100  LEC 001

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

  •  7627MEDVL 2170  SEM 101

MEDVL 2355

Survey lecture course covering the creation, encoding, and reception of Medieval (roughly AD 500-1500) European, Byzantine, and Islamic architecture, ornament, manuscripts, liturgical and luxury objects.  ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ARTH 2355

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9479MEDVL 2355  LEC 001

  •  9480MEDVL 2355  DIS 201

  •  9481MEDVL 2355  DIS 202

MEDVL 2676

Articulating and elaborating religious justifications for war is a cultural practice unique to the three monotheistic traditions and their respective textual communities. This notion and its practice have ... view course details

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  •   Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: JWST 2676NES 2676RELST 2676

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17985MEDVL 2676  LEC 001

  • 18061MEDVL 2676  DIS 201

  • 18062MEDVL 2676  DIS 202

MEDVL 3120

In recent years, Beowulf has received renewed attention in popular culture, thanks to the production of two recent Beowulf movies and riveting new translations (eg. Seamus Heaney). The poem's appeal lies ... view course details

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  •  7624MEDVL 3120  SEM 101

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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  •   Combined with: ENGL 3190

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 15953MEDVL 3190  SEM 101

MEDVL 3316

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 3316

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7417MEDVL 3316  LEC 001

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  7604MEDVL 4002  SEM 101

    • TBA
    • MacDonald, S

MEDVL 4170

This seminar will explore and write about manuscripts, handwriting, literacy, printers, and other issues linking material and social book-making to "literary history." As a class, we will focus on the ... view course details

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  • 17708MEDVL 4170  SEM 101

MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  7605MEDVL 6020  SEM 101

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    • MacDonald, S

MEDVL 6120

Beowulf has received renewed attention in popular culture, thanks to the production of recent movies and riveting new translations. The poem's popular appeal lies in its complex depictions of monsters, ... view course details

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  •  7625MEDVL 6120  SEM 101

MEDVL 6170

This seminar will explore and write about manuscripts, handwriting, literacy, printers, and other issues linking material and social book-making to "literary history." As a class, we will focus on the ... view course details

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  • 17713MEDVL 6170  SEM 101

MEDVL 6210

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

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  • 16805MEDVL 6210  SEM 101

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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  •   Combined with: ASIAN 7722HIST 7220

  • 4 Credits Graded

  • 17803MEDVL 7220  SEM 101

MEDVL 8010

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6108MEDVL 8010  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Staff

MEDVL 8020

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6107MEDVL 8020  IND 601

    • TBA
    • Galloway, A

      Hicks, A

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  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  9491MEDVL 8020  IND 602

    • TBA
    • Hicks, A