Spring 2017 Courses

Links to ACES and to registration policies and schedules

The 22 Medieval and Renaissance courses listed below are being offered in the spring and count toward the major and minor. See Program Requirements for distribution requirements among the four course-study areas. The "course study areas" to which these courses may be distributed for the major are indicated for each course in the list. Students should meet with Program Coordinator for advising before determining a course schedule.

All the courses listed below may be taken toward degrees in both Medieval and Renaissance Studies and in the departments to which MEDREN courses are cross-listed.

To read about faculty teaching the courses below, go to Faculty Profiles.

Go to Academic Policies and Procedures for Undergraduates for all the information you need about Trinity College T-Reqs.

See the Interinstitutional Registration Agreement at the end of the course listing to learn about taking courses at UNC Chapel Hill, which may also count toward the MEDREN major and minor.

205S.01 The Vikings and Their Literature (Also German 261S.01)
Keul
TUTH 3:05 - 4:20
ALP, CCI, EI
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

225.01 Art in Renaissance Italy (Also Art History 255.01, Italian 386.01)
Galletti
TU 3:05 - 5:35
ALP, CCI, CZ
Course study area: Fine Arts
See Synopsis

254.01 The Expansion of Medieval Europe (Also History 254.01)
Malegam
MW 10:05 - 11:20
CCI, CZ
Course study area: History
See Synopsis

268.01 Islamic Civilization I (Also Religion 375.01, Cultural Anthropology 256, History 210, Asian & Middle Eastern Studies 327, Information Science and Information Studies, Islamic Studies)
Hassan
W 1:25 - 3:55
CCI, CZ, EI
Course study area: Philosophy & Religion, History
See Synopsis

272.01 British Isles in the Middle Ages (Also History 247.01)
Morrow
WF 11:45 - 1:00
CCI, CZ, EI, W
Course study area: History
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275.01 Tudor/Stuart Britain (Also History 269.01)
Stern
MW 1:25 - 2:40
CZ, R, W
Course study area: History
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287.01 Magic, Religion, and Science since 1400 (Also History 260.01)
Robisheaux
MW 1:25 - 2:40
CCI, CZ, EI, STS
Course study area: Renaissance Cultures, History, Philosophy & Religion
See Synopsis

301.01 Ancient Myth (Also Classical Studies 208)
Janan
TUTH 3:05 - 4:20
ALP, CCI, CZ
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

320S.01 Chaucer I: The Canterbury Tales and Troilus and Criseyde (Also English 332S.01)
Aers
TUTH 10:05 - 11:20
ALP, CCI, R
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

330.01 Shakespeare on Love (Also English 235.01, Theater Studies 222)
Beckwith
MW 1:25 - 2:40
ALP, EI, W
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

332.01 Shakespeare after 1600 (Also English 337.01, Theater Studies 337)
Porter
TUTH 1:25 - 2:40
ALP, EI, R
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

337S.01 Milton: Violence and Truth (Also English 338S.01)
Werlin
WF 11:45 - 1:00
ALP, EI, R
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

346.01 The History of the Book (Also Classical Studies 360.01)
Woods
MW 3:05 - 4:20
ALP
Course study area: Medieval Cultures, Renaissance Cultures, Language & Literature
See Synopsis

347.01 Idealistic Nature (Also Information Science and Studies 307.01, English 355.01, Visual and Media Studies 347.01)
Giugni
MW 3:05 - 4:20
ALP, CZ, EI
Course study area: History, Language & Literature
See Synopsis

354.01 Medieval Christianity in Film and Fiction (Also History 244.01, Religion 261.01)
Dubois
M 6:15 - 8:45
ALP, CCI, CZ, EI
Course study area: Philosophy & Religion
See Synopsis

390.01 Special Topics in Art History: Splendor of Renaissance Venice (Also Art History 290.01, Italian 390.02, Visual and Media Studies 290.01)
Lanzoni
TUTH 11:45 - 1:00
ALP, CZ, CCI
Course study area: Fine Arts
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390S.04 Seminar in Medieval & Renaissance Studies: Designing the Ideal City from the Renaissance to the Present (Also Art History 390S.01)
Dundas
W 3:05 - 5:35
ALP, CZ, CCI
Course study area: Fine Arts
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458.01 Spanish Literature of the Renaissance and the Baroque: Nature, Body, and Mind: Chocolate and Tobacco in the Hispanic World and Beyond (Also Spanish 410.01)
Vilches
TUTH 1:25 - 2:40
ALP, CCI, FL
Course study area: Renaissance Cultures, History, Language & Literature
See Synopsis

551.01 Modern European Christianity (Also Church History 751)
Pak
MW 2:30 - 3:45
CZ
Course study area: Philosophy & Religion
See Synopsis

590S.01 Advanced Seminar in Medieval & Renaissance Studies: Don Quijote, A Novel of Modern Times (Also Spanish 590S.01)
Vilches
TUTH 4:40 - 5:55
ALP, CZ, CCI, FL
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis

590S.02 Advanced Seminar in Medieval & Renaissance Studies: Literature and the Scientific Revolution (Also English 590S-1)
Werlin
W 3:05 - 5:35
Codes TBA
Course study area: Renaissance Cultures, Language & Literature
See Synopsis

637S.01 Shakespeare and Co.: English Renaissance Drama (Also English 537S.01)
Porter
W 3:05 - 5:35
ALP, CZ, CCI, R
Course study area: Language & Literature
See Synopsis


Interinstitutional Registration Agreement

For those who are not aware of the opportunity, Duke and UNC have a reciprocal registration arrangement that allows undergraduate students at one university to take courses at the other. For a list of courses being offered at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, see the website for UNC's program in Medieval and Early Modern Studies

Under the interinstitutional registration agreement, any graduate, professional, or undergraduate student enrolled as a degree-seeking student at any of the following participating universities may participate in registration via the interinstitutional registration process:

Duke University
North Carolina Central University
North Carolina State University
University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
University of North Carolina at Charlotte
University of North Carolina at Greensboro

For further information on rules and registration procedures, go to the Interinstitutional Registration Agreement website.

Robertson Express Bus between Duke and UNC Chapel Hill:
The Robertson Express Bus offers a direct trip between Duke and UNC, making it very easy to travel between the two campuses. It departs every half hour from the Chapel and drops off at the Morehead Planetarium at the center of the UNC campus. The Robertson Express Bus website gives a departure and arrival schedule.