Spring 2016 Courses

Links to ACES and to registration policies and schedules

The 21 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.

190S.01 Special Topics in Medieval and Renaissance Studies: �The Medieval Castle in Britain� (Also Art History 190S.01)
Woodworth
TUTH 1:25 - 2:40
R, ALP, CZ
Course Area Study: Fine Arts
[NOTE: Course is in process of being cross-listed with MEDREN]
See synopsis

205S.01 Vikings and Their Literature (Also German 261S.01)
Keul
TUTH 3:05 - 4:20
CCI, EI, ALP
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

229A.01 Renaissance and Baroque Art History (Also Art History 255A.01)
Lanzoni
TUTH 10:05 - 11:20
CCI, ALP, CZ
Course Study Area: Fine Arts
See synopsis

245.01 Art and Architecture in Early Modern France: Dynasty and Power (Also Art History 268.01 French 268.01)
Narkin
WF 3:05 - 4:20
CCI, ALP, CZ
Course Study Area: Fine Arts
See synopsis

254.01 Expansion of Medieval Europe (Also History 254.01)
Malegam
TUTH 10:05 - 11:20
CCI, CZ
Course Study Area: History
See synopsis

269.01 Islamic Civilization II (Also Religion 376.01, Cultural Anthropology 257.01, History 211.01)
Safi
TH 4:55 - 7:45
CCI, EI, CZ
Course study area: Philosophy and Religion
See synopsis

287D.001 Magic, Religion, and Science Since 1400 (Also History 260D.001)
Robisheaux
MW 1:25 - 2:15
Note: Discussion required
CCI, EI, STS, CZ
Course Study Area: History; Philosophy and Religion
See synopsis

301.01 Ancient Myth: Mythography (Also Classical Studies 208.01)
Janan
WF 3:05 - 4:20
CCI, ALP, CZ
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

332.01. Shakespeare After 1600 (Also ENGLISH 337.01, THEATRST 337.01)
Porter
TUTH 1:25 - 2:40
EI, R, ALP
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

337.01 Milton (Also English 338.01)
Aers
TUTH 10:05 - 11:20
EI, R, ALP
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

346.10 History of the Book (Also Classical Studies 360.01, Information Science and Information Studies 360.10, History 367.10)
Woods
TUTH 3:05 - 4:20
AlP
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

354.01 Medieval Christianity in Film and Fiction (Also Religion 261.01, History 244.01)
Dubois
M 6:30 - 9:00
CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
Course Study Area: Philosophy and Religion
See synopsis

357.01 Jews and Muslims (Also Jewish Studies 256.01, Religion 212.01, Asian and Middle Eastern Studies 216.01, History 294.01)
Zinger
MW 10:05 - 11:20
CCI, EI, CZ
Course Study Area: Philosophy and Religion
See synopsis

390S.01 Shakespeare: Shakespeare Now and Then (Also English 390S-7.01, Theater Studies 290S-1.01)
Beckwith
MWF 3:05 - 4:20
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

432S.01 Capstone Seminar: Medieval Communities (Also History 463S.01)
Morrow
WF 11:45 - 1:00
CCI, EI, E, CZ
Course Study Area: History
See synopsis

450.01 Dante�s Divine Comedy (Also Italian 481.01, Religion 262.01, History 253.01, Literature 245.01)
Eisner
TUTH 10:05 - 11:20
CCI, EI, ALP, CZ
Course Study Area: Language and Literature
See synopsis

551.01 Modern European Christianity (Also Church History 751)
Riedel
MW 2:30 - 3:45
Note: Preceptorial required
CZ
Course Study Area: Philosophy and Religion
See synopsis

561S. The Margins of Justice: Law and Minorities in the Middle Ages (Also History 511S)
Malegam
TU 1:40 � 4:10
CZ, SS, CCI
Course Study Area: History
See synopsis

576S.01 Microhistory (Also History 520S.01)
Robisheaux
W 6:30 - 9:00
CCI, R, W, CZ, SS
Course Study Area: History
See synopsis


Other courses being taught that do not have a MEDREN cross-listing but can count toward the major or minor:

Spanish 303.02 SPANISH 303 - 02 Introduction to Cultural Studies: �Medieval Spain�
Merschel
MWF 10:20 � 11:10
CCI, FL
See synopsis

Spanish 412S.01 Mayas, Aztecs, and Incas: The World According to the Indigenous People of Latin America (Also CULANTH 367S, ICS 460S, LSGS 460S)
Mignolo
TUTH 3:05 � 4:20
EI, FL, R, CZ
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.