The Middle Ages and the Modern World: Facts and Fiction

Course Information

The course will provide students with an introduction to the impact that major cultural traditions of the Middle Ages have had on the modern world. The course will include myths, narratives, images, and other forms of representation from a variety of Western European national and religious traditions. Topics may include the study of kings, warriors, saints, knights, mystics, mythological heroes, and exotic beasts such as dragons. It will also include examinations of medieval-themed material in modern popular culture, including fictional writing, movies, video games, businesses and historic sites, both online and offline. No prior knowledge of medieval studies is required.

Intake S19 SEM

Start Date May 14 / 2019

End Date Aug 20 / 2019

Prerequisite(s):

n/a

Computer Software Requirements:

n/a

Chats:

No

Group Work:

No