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Thomas Harriot College of Arts and Sciences
Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program


Florence Skyline, June 2010
Photo credit: Marianne Montgomery, English


 


Current Offerings

The program offers three courses under the MRST heading . Completion of the Minor requires that the student complete any TWO of these courses (or cognates with approval of the director). It is recommended that the third be taken as an elective.

- MRST 2400. Introduction to Medieval Studies (3) (FC:HU) Comprehensive interdisciplinary orientation to the European Middle Ages (c. 300-1450), integrating decisive contributions in humanistic disciplines, religion, and the arts.
- MRST 2500. Introduction to Renaissance Studies (3) (FC:HU) Comprehensive interdisciplinary orientation to the European Renaissance era (c. 1300-1650), integrating decision contributions in humanistic disciplines, religion (including the Reformation), and the arts.
- MRST 5000—Medieval and Renaissance Studies Seminar. Prerequisite: 3 s.h. in MRST, or consent of director. Interdisciplinary seminar.

MRST Courses Taught Spring Semester 2018
 
*ART 2920 – Art of the Middle Age                       – Ms. Silvia Giorgi

ENGL 3080 – Shakespeare: The Comedies
M/W/F 10-10:50am                                  – Prof. David Wilson-Okamura

ENGL 3090 – Shakespeare: The Tragedies
T/TH 2-3:15pm                                        – Prof. Thomas Herron

ENGL 4051 – Poetry and Prose of the Renaissance
T/TH 12-1:15pm                                      – Prof. Thomas Herron

GRBK 2400 – Great Books of the Middle Ages and Renaissance
T/TH 12-1:15pm                                      – Prof. Thomas Herron

HIST3412 – History Christianity to 1300
M/W/F 11-11:50                                      – Assoc. Prof. Richard Hernandez

HIST 3420 – Early Modern Europe
T/TH 12-1:15pm                                      – Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Reid

MRST 2500 – Introduction to Renaissance Studies
T/TH 12-1:15pm                                      – Assoc. Prof. Jonathan Reid

 * Study Abroad Program Certaldo, Italy