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