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: Mind and Soul in the Middle Ages

  • 18449 MEDVL 1101   SEM 101

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • 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/.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

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

  • 18451 MEDVL 1101   SEM 103

    • MWF Clark Hall 701
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Vinhage, P

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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.

Syllabi: none
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS: The Miraculous and Mundane Byzantine Saint

  • 18452 MEDVL 1101   SEM 104

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Wolford, T

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

MEDVL 1103

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Introduction to Oral Tradition & Literature

  • 18448 MEDVL 1103   SEM 101

    • MW Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hill, T

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

MEDVL 2100

Romances were, essentially, medieval science fiction and fantasy writing. They were how authors in the Middle Ages imagined things beyond rational understanding that, at the same time, greatly extended ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2100

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6892 MEDVL 2100   LEC 001

    • MWF Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 2150

Why is popular culture so obsessed with the Middle Ages? Why are new fantasy worlds so often "medievalesque"? Why are we compelled to imitate, reinvent, and even relive aspects of the medieval past? What ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 2130

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18911 MEDVL 2150   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Zacher, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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

  •  6111 MEDVL 2170   SEM 101

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Pinet, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Prerequisites: SPAN 2095 or CASE Q++, or permission of instructor. Conducted in Spanish. This is a core course for the major.

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  7731 MEDVL 2355   LEC 001

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Anderson, B

      Robinson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7732 MEDVL 2355   DIS 201

    • F Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Anderson, B

      Robinson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  •  7733 MEDVL 2355   DIS 202

    • F Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Anderson, B

      Robinson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 2590

This course focuses on the ideas and practices of Crusading, from its birth ca. 1100 to the fall of the Kingdom of Jerusalem in 1292. We explore the roots of Crusading in Christian Europe and in the Islamic ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: HIST 2590

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18860 MEDVL 2590   LEC 002

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Falk, O

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Online discussion sections optional.

  • 16856 MEDVL 2590   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16857 MEDVL 2590   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 2695

This course offers an introduction to the history of Christianity from the first century through the seventeenth and perhaps a bit beyond. Our emphasis will be on the diversity of Christian traditions, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CLASS 2636NES 2695RELST 2695

  • 3 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 18353 MEDVL 2695   LEC 001

    • MW Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Haines-Eitzen, K

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 3120

Beowulf is about monsters, dragons and heroes and is the longest and most interesting Old English heroic poem. In this course we will read the poem in the original and discuss the critical and scholarly ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3120ENGL 6120MEDVL 6120

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6108 MEDVL 3120   SEM 101

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Zacher, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 3316

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6024 MEDVL 3316   LEC 001

    • MWF Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Stefansdottir, B

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 3720

After Rome's collapse, drama was gradually re-created from many sources: school-room debates, popular festivals, and, especially, religious liturgy. By the 17th century it was one of the most polished ... view course details

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  • 17529 MEDVL 3720   SEM 101

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

Syllabi: none
  • 19609 MEDVL 3720   SEM 102

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Galloway, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

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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  • 16532 MEDVL 3750   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    A field trip will be scheduled to take place inside of Tompkins County.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

  • 21357 MEDVL 3750   DIS 201

    • F Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manning, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 16975 MEDVL 3750   LAB 401

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Two labs to be arranged by students and instructor.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Syllabi: none
  • 21336 MEDVL 3750   LEC 002

    • W Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manning, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    A field trip will be scheduled to take place inside of Tompkins County.

  • 21357 MEDVL 3750   DIS 201

    • F Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Manning, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

  • 21335 MEDVL 3750   LAB 402

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    Two labs to be arranged by students and instructor.

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  6093 MEDVL 4002   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 4295

This course introduces the canon of premodern German literature, including lyric poetry (Minnesang), Arthurian romance (Gottfried's Tristan, Wolfram's Parzival, Hartmann's Iwein), and the heroic ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 4285GERST 6285MEDVL 6285

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16666 MEDVL 4295   SEM 101

    • R Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Born, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 4310

Topic: The Late Medieval Devotional Image. A commonplace in the scholarly literature surrounding late medieval visual culture in Spain is that it was always "late".  The Spaniards lagged behind the Italians ... view course details

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  • Topic: The Late Medieval Devotional Image

  • 16842 MEDVL 4310   SEM 101

    • M Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Robinson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 4618

An examination of Islamic history from 600-750, with special attention to historiography and interpretive issues. Topics to be discussed will include: Arabia and the Near East before Islam; the collection ... view course details

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  • 18110 MEDVL 4618   SEM 101

    • T Mann Library 102
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Powers, D

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

Syllabi: none
  • 20940 MEDVL 4618   SEM 102

    • T Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Powers, D

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •  6094 MEDVL 6020   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6120

Beowulf is about monsters, dragons and heroes and is the longest and most interesting Old English heroic poem. In this course we will read the poem in the original and discuss the critical and scholarly ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: ENGL 3120ENGL 6120MEDVL 3120

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6109 MEDVL 6120   SEM 101

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Zacher, S

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6285

This course introduces the canon of medieval German literature: lyric poetry (Minnesang), Arthurian romance (Gottfried's Tristan, Wolfram's Parzival, Hartmann's Iwein), and the heroic epic (Nibelungenlied). ... view course details

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Syllabi:
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: GERST 4285GERST 6285MEDVL 4295

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 16671 MEDVL 6285   SEM 101

    • R Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Born, E

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6310

Topic: The Late Medieval Devotional Image. A commonplace in the scholarly literature surrounding late medieval visual culture in Spain is that it was always "late".  The Spaniards lagged behind the Italians ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: The Late Medieval Devotional Image

  • 16848 MEDVL 6310   SEM 101

    • M Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Robinson, C

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 6721

After Rome's collapse, drama was gradually re-created from many sources: school-room debates, popular festivals, and, especially, religious liturgy. By the 17th century it was one of the most polished ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • 18285 MEDVL 6721   SEM 101

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

Syllabi: none
  • 19611 MEDVL 6721   SEM 102

    • TR Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Galloway, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 7235

This seminar investigates and interrogates the emergence of a global consciousness (a hallmark of "the modern") across a range of academic disciplines. Our focus will be the historical retrojection of ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: MUSIC 7235

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 19421 MEDVL 7235   SEM 101

    • W Online Meeting
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online

MEDVL 8010

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4856 MEDVL 8010   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MEDVL 8020

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4855 MEDVL 8020   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Galloway, A

      Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6816 MEDVL 8020   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Feb 8 - May 14, 2021
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies