Medieval Studies (MEDVL)Arts and Sciences

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MEDVL 1101

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  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:Writing About Dreams in the Mdl Ages

  • 19689 MEDVL 1101   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall G88
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Caldwell, S

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

Syllabi:
  •   FWS Session. 

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • Topic: FWS:The Medea Myth From Anc Greece thru Mdl Ages

  • 19690 MEDVL 1101   SEM 102

    • MWF To Be Assigned
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Randle, R

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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: Art of Friendship in the Latin Middle Ages

  • 19691 MEDVL 1101   SEM 103

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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: Medieval British Archaeology

  • 19692 MEDVL 1101   SEM 104

    • TR Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Wolff, A

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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: Medieval Migrations

  • 19693 MEDVL 1101   SEM 105

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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:There &Back Again—Routes Across the Mdvl Globe

  • 19694 MEDVL 1101   SEM 106

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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: Rome—The Eternal City

  • 19695 MEDVL 1101   SEM 107

    • TR Morrill Hall 102
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Barber, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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: Rome—The Eternal City

  • 19696 MEDVL 1101   SEM 108

    • TR Uris Hall 303
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Barber, S

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

MEDVL 1740

This course explores the history of imperial China between the 3rd century b.c.e. and the 16th century c.e. with a focus on the following questions: How did imperial Chinese states go about politically ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture and one discussion. Combined with: ASIAN 1174CAPS 1740HIST 1740

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17605 MEDVL 1740   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18467 MEDVL 1740   DIS 201

    • F McGraw Hall 366
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 18468 MEDVL 1740   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 145
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 2082

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, ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FGSS 2082HIST 2082

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17987 MEDVL 2082   SEM 101

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

  • Instruction Mode: 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

  •  5656 MEDVL 2170   SEM 101

    • TR Uris Hall G22
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Francis, L

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    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

  •  6929 MEDVL 2355   LEC 001

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6930 MEDVL 2355   DIS 201

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  •  6931 MEDVL 2355   DIS 202

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 17578 MEDVL 3080   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5653 MEDVL 3120   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 3200

This course aims to familiarize students with the history of Scandinavia, ca. 800-1100 ad. Although well known as a dramatic chapter in medieval history, this period remains enigmatic and often misunderstood. ... view course details

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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Choose one lecture. Discussion optional. Combined with: HIST 3200

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17848 MEDVL 3200   LEC 001

    • TR White Hall 110
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Falk, O

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17849 MEDVL 3200   DIS 201

    • F McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

  • 17850 MEDVL 3200   DIS 202

    • F McGraw Hall 215
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 3210

A selective survey of Western philosophical thought from the fourth to the 14th century. Topics include the problem of universals, the theory of knowledge and truth, the nature of free choice and practical ... view course details

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  • 18307 MEDVL 3210   LEC 001

    • MW Uris Hall 204
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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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Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: LING 3316

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  5579 MEDVL 3316   LEC 001

    • MWF Uris Hall G44
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Stefansdottir, B

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 4002

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  5639 MEDVL 4002   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 4351

Topic Spring 22: Spiral Relief Columns. In this seminar, we will consider the Roman medium of the spiral relief column (beginning with the Columns of Trajan and Marcus Aurelius) and its reception ... view course details

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  • Topic: Spiral Relief Columns

  • 17756 MEDVL 4351   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 4420

Through guided readings in Chinese of selected poems of the Tang dynasty (618-907) on various themes and in different styles, students develop the essential analytical skills for reading Tang poetry while ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: CAPS 4420CHLIT 4420CHLIT 6620

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 17450 MEDVL 4420   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Minimum three years of Chinese and/or one year of Classical Chinese or permission of instructor.

MEDVL 6020

Reading and translation of Latin philosophical texts. view course details

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  •  5640 MEDVL 6020   SEM 101

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

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

  •  5654 MEDVL 6120   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 6210

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

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  • 18309 MEDVL 6210   SEM 101

    • MW Uris Hall 204
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • MacDonald, S

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 6351

Seminar topics rotate each semester. view course details

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Syllabi: none
  • Topic: Spiral Relief Columns

  • 17779 MEDVL 6351   SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: In Person

MEDVL 6425

This course begins with a word - mysticism - that doesn't work, and for good reason: for the authors variously associated with the mythical traditions of medieval Christianity, words are necessary failures.  ... view course details

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  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: FREN 6425ITAL 6420RELST 6425

  • 4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  • 20117 MEDVL 6425   SEM 101

    • T Uris Hall 254
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Howie, C

  • Instruction Mode: In Person
    Conducted in English.

MEDVL 8010

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4482 MEDVL 8010   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Staff

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

MEDVL 8020

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  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  4481 MEDVL 8020   IND 601

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Galloway, A

      Hicks, A

      Hill, T

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies

Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session. 

  • 2-4 Credits Stdnt Opt

  •  6270 MEDVL 8020   IND 602

    • TBA
    • Jan 24 - May 10, 2022
    • Hicks, A

  • Instruction Mode: Independent Studies