Medieval World

The following 2016-2017 courses count for concentration credit in the Medieval World field.

In most cases, this means that at least 50% of the material in the course relates directly to the student’s field. If you find a course that you think is well-suited to your own particular course of study, but that does not appear on the list, please petition the Committee on Instruction for credit, keeping in mind the 50% guideline.

Look to the key below to determine which courses can count towards specific field requirements. Click on the requirement term to see a short list of courses that fulfill that field requirement. If you have any questions, please direct them to Assistant Director of Studies Daniel Loss.

Key to Requirements:

 

 

 

  • Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 16. Openings: The Illuminated Manuscript. Hamburger TIS 
  • Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 40. Monuments of Islamic Architecture. Roxburgh TIS 
  • Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 49. [The Medieval Imagination: Visions, Dreams, and Prophecies]. Watson SPR
  • Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 51. The Cosmos of the Divine Comedy. Pertile TIS 
  • Aesthetic and Interpretive Understanding 64. [Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales]. TBA TIS
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 101. [The Hero of Irish Myth and Saga]. TBA TIS 
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 103. [The Celts]. TBA  
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 105. [The Folklore of Gaelic Ireland]. TBA  
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 106. The Folklore of Gaelic Scotland. Sumner  
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 109. [Finn: The Great Gaelic Hero]. TBA TIS 
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 118. [The Gaelic World: 1100-1700]. TBA HIS  
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 120. Food and Fantasy in Irish Tradition. Nagy  
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 137. Celtic Mythology. Nagy TIS 
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 138. [The Mabinogion: Stories from Medieval Wales]. TBA TIS 
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 184. [The Táin]. TBA TIS 
  • Celtic Languages and Literatures 194. [The World of the Celtic Bard]. TBA TIS
  • Chinese History 113. [Society and Culture of Late Imperial China]. Szonyi HIS 
  • Chinese Literature 114. [Introduction to Premodern Chinese Literature]. Tian TIS
  • Classical Studies 132. Classics, Christianity, and Islam. Yolles SPR
  • Comparative Literature 114. Mysticism and Literature. Giron Negron TIS SPR
  • Comparative Literature 157. [From Type to Self in the Middle Ages]. Giron Negron TIS SPR
  • Comparative Literature 193. [What's Love Got to Do With It; Love Poetry of the Middle Ages and Early Modernity]. TBA TIS
  • Culture and Belief 38. Apocalypse Then! Forging the Culture of Medieval Rus'. Flier HIS TIS SPR
  • Culture and Belief 51. Making the Middle Ages. Gilsdorf HIS TIS IC
  • East Asian Studies 130. The Tang. Owen HIS 
  • English 41. Arrivals: British Literature 700-1700. Simpson TIS
  • English 90AR. Arthurian Worlds. Tilley TIS
  • English 102RDW. Introduction to Old English: Riddles, Dreams, Wonders. Donoghue TIS
  • Folklore & Mythology 106. History of Witchcraft and Charm Magic. Mitchell SPR
  • French 70A. Introduction to French Literature I: From the Middle Ages to Eighteenth Century. TBA TIS 
  • French 105. [Marie de France and Chrétien de Troyes or the Beginning of Modern Fiction]. TBA  TIS 
  • French 112. [Lyric Poetry in Medieval and Renaissance France (12th to 16th century)]. TBA TIS 
  • French 144. Humanimals in Medieval French Literature. Greene TIS
  • German 105. [Women's Voices in German Medieval Literature]. TBA TIS
  • Government 1060. Ancient and Medieval Political Philosophy. Allen SPR
  • History 70J. [Byzantium between the Crusades and the Islamic World, c.1100-c.1450]. Angelov HIS  
  • History 80G. [Travelers to Byzantium]. Angelov HIS  
  • History 88B. [Medieval History and Cinema]. Kafadar  
  • History 1035. Byzantine Civilization. Angelov HIS  
  • History 1055. Vengeance and the Law in Medieval Europe. Smail HIS  
  • History 1060. [Europe and Its Borders, 950-1550]. Smail HIS  
  • History 1301. [Western Intellectual History II: The Prehistory of Modern Thought]. Hankins SPR
  • History 1925. [Europe and its Other(s)]. Herzog HIS 
  • History & Literature 90BQ. Early Modern Europe, 1450-1789. Tworek IC
  • History & Literature 90CNC. Poverty, Wealth, and Religion in the Middle Ages. FitzGerald HIS  SPR IC
  • History of Art &  Architecture 122X. [Architecture in Early Modern Mediterranean]. TBA TIS 
  • History of Art &  Architecture 143R. [The Art of the Court of Constantinople]. TBA TIS 
  • History of Art &  Architecture 144M. [Hagia Sophia: Space and Ceremony]. TBA TIS 
  • History of Art &  Architecture 147M. [The Book of Hours: Pictures and Prayer in the Middle Ages]. TBA TIS SPR
  • History of Art &  Architecture 151V. [Venice]. TBA TIS 
  • History of Art &  Architecture 161V. [Rome: Eternal City]. TBA TIS
  • History of Science 108. Bodies, Sexualities, and Medicine in the Medieval Middle East. Ragab HIS
  • Humanities 10A. A Humanities Colloquium: From Homer to Garcia Marquez. Menand  
  • Humanities 10B. A Humanities Colloquium: From Joyce to Homer. Greenblatt  
  • Humanities 11A. Frameworks: The Art of Looking. Roberts  
  • Humanities 11B. Frameworks: The Art of Listening. Rehding  
  • Humanities 11C. [Frameworks: The Art of Reading]. Puett  
  • Humanities 12. Essential Works in World Literature. Damrosch  
  • Humanities 52. [Human History]. TBA
  • Islamic Civilizations 145A. Introduction to Islamic Philosophy and Theology: Formative and Classical Periods (8th to 17th C.). El-Rouayheb SPR
  • Islamic Civilizations 146. [al-Ghazali: Theologian and Mystic]. El-Rouayheb SPR
  • Islamic Civilizations 165. Sufi Masters of Persian Poetry: 'Attâr, Rumi, Hâfez. Landau TIS
  • Italian 137. Boccaccio's 'Io' from Novella to Encyclopedia. Axelrod TIS 
  • Italian 141. [Renaissance Epic: War, Identity, Desire]. TBA TIS 
  • Italian 142. [The Italian Renaissance: Beauty, Power, Innovation]. TBA HIS
  • Japanese Literature 124. The Tale of Genji in Word and Image. McCormick TIS
  • Korean Literature 110. [Korean Literature: Early Times to the Early 20th Century]. Park TIS
  • Medieval Studies 107. [Authority and Invention: Medieval Art and Architecture]. TBA TIS 
  • Medieval Studies 110. [Mapping the Slavlands: Central Europe in the Middle Ages]. TBA HIS  
  • Medieval Studies 117. English Legal History, 600-1600. Kamali HIS  
  • Medieval Studies 119. [Constitutional and Legal History of Medieval Continental Europe]. TBA HIS 
  • Music 191R. [Topics in Medieval and Renaissance Music]. TBA TIS
  • Persian 152. [Literary and Visual Narrative in the Persian Epic Tradition]. TBA TIS 
  • Persian 155. ["Beginnings": Prefaces and Exordiums in Classical Persian Literature]. TBA TIS
  • Philosophy 117. [Medieval Philosophy]. TBA SPR
  • Religion 1430. [History of Western Christianity, 400-1300]. TBA HIS SPR
  • Religion 1434. History of Western Christianity, 150-1100. Madigan HIS SPR
  • Religion 1437. History of Western Christianity: 1100-1500. Madigan HIS SPR
  • Religion 1450. [History of Christian Thought: The Medieval West]. TBA SPR
  • Romance Studies 148. Love, Knowledge and Debate in the Middle Ages: The Roman de la rose and Libro de buen amor. Greene TIS
  • Scandinavian 150R. [The Vikings and the Nordic Heroic Tradition]. TBA TIS 
  • Scandinavian 160A. [Old Norse Langugage, Literature, and Culture: The Viking Legacy]. TBA TIS
  • Societies of the World 41. [Medieval Europe]. McCormick HIS 
  • Societies of the World 53. The Fall of the Roman Empire. McCormick HIS
  • Spanish 70A. [Heroes, Rogues, Lovers, Rebels, Saints: Voices from Medieval and Early Modern Spain]. TBA TIS 
  • Spanish 120. [Medieval Spain in the Poem of the Cid]. TBA TIS