HIST 2082

HIST 2082

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2021-2022.

The Middle Ages are usually imagined as a time of manly men and feminine women: no room for gender ambiguity in Conan the Barbarian! Yet gender, then as now, was in fact unstable, multiple, and above all, constructed. This course explores the different ways masculinity was understood, manufactured, and manipulated in northern Europe – primarily early Ireland, England, and Scandinavia – using a variety of literary, legal, historical, archaeological, and artistic sources. Students will gain new perspectives on both gender and sex, on the one hand, and the history of medieval Europe, on the other.

When Offered Spring.

Breadth Requirement (GHB)
Distribution Category (HA-AS, HST-AS, SCD-AS)
Course Subfield (HPE, HEU)

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 2082MEDVL 2082

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17985 HIST 2082   SEM 101

    • TR White Hall 104
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Falk, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person