HISTORY 329 - Social Science Topics in History
Section: 201 Gender and Sexuality in the Middle Ages
Term: SU 2010
Subject: History (HISTORY)
Department: LSA History
Credits:
3
Requirements & Distribution:
SS
Waitlist Capacity:
25
Repeatability:
May be elected twice for credit.
Primary Instructor:

This course will present a broad overview of issues revolving around gender and sexuality in medieval Europe. Although an examination of the lives and experiences of women of this era will be a crucial component of this course, additional themes will range farther afield, encompassing homosexuality, prostitution, performance of gender roles by both men and women, the evolution of marriage and the family, and the relationship between religion and sexuality. The main textbook for the course will be Shulamith Shahar's The Fourth Estate: A History of Women in the Middle Ages, accompanied by primary sources from Emilie Amt's Women's Lives in Medieval Europe. Articles and excerpted chapters by Caroline Walker Bynum, Michel Foucault, Ruth Mazo Karras, and Thomas Laqueuer, among others, will round out the readings. No prior coursework in medieval history or gender history is required.

HISTORY 329 - Social Science Topics in History
Schedule Listing
201 (LEC)
P
76753
Open
3
 
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MWF 1:00PM - 3:00PM
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