Current Courses

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Medieval and Early Modern Studies Program and Affiliated Courses +

MEMS 209 / HISTORY 209. The West in the World, 300-1700.
MEMS 210 / HISTORY 210. Early Medieval Europe, 3000-1000.
MEMS 211 / HISTORY 211. Later Medieval Europe.
MEMS 212 / HISTORY 212. The Renaissance.
MEMS 213 / HISTORY 213. The Reformation.
MEMS 240 / HISTART 240. Visual Arts in Medieval Society.

MEMS 250 / HISTART 250. Italian Renaissance Art, I.
MEMS 251 / HISTART 251. Italian Renaissance Art, II.
MEMS 260 / ROMLANG 241. Introduction to Medieval and Early Modern Romance Literature.
MEMS 261. Interdisciplinary Topics in the Middle Ages: 22 Ways of Going Medieval.
MEMS 310 / RCHUMS 310. Pagans, Barbarians & Christians in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.
MEMS 314 / RCHUMS 314. The Figure of Rome in Shakespeare and 16th-Century Painting.
MEMS 316 / HISTORY 316. Women and Gender in Medieval Europe: 500-1500.
MEMS 325 / ASIAN 324 / HISTORY 325. History of Islam in South Asia.

MEMS 333 / ITALIAN 333. Dante's Divine Comedy.
MEMS 344 / HISTART 344. Early Medieval Kingdoms and Cultures: European Art 400-1000.
MEMS 345 / HISTART 345. Introduction to Medieval Architecture.
MEMS 348 / HISTART 348. The Medieval Book.
MEMS 350 / ENGLISH 350. Literature in English to 1660. The Making of English Literary Culture.
MEMS 355 / HISTART 355. The Miraculous and the Diabolical in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe.
MEMS 360.001. Special Topics. Writing the English Revolution.
MEMS 360.005. Special Topics. The Renaissance.
MEMS 366 / ENGLISH 366. Shakespeare's Contemporaries.
MEMS 367 / ENGLISH 367. Shakespeare's Plays.
MEMS 375 / SCAND / GERMAN 375. Celtic and Nordic Mythology.
MEMS 377 / FRENCH 367. Literature, History, and Culture of Early Modern France.
MEMS 381 / HISTORY 381. Medieval Jewish History, 500-1492.
MEMS 382 / HISTORY 382. Medieval Jewish History, 1492-1700.
MEMS 386 / FRENCH 366. Medieval Literature: Varieties of Translation in Medieval France.
MEMS 411. Special Topics: Sex and Religion in Medieval Drama.
MEMS 414 / History 412. Social and Intellectual History of the Florentine Renaissance.
MEMS 421 / RCHUM 386. Medieval Drama. Before Shakespeare: Masterpieces of Early Drama.

MEMS 425 / HIST 518. Jews and Christians in Late Renaissance Italy (1400-1650).
MEMS 428 / HIST 414. Northern Renaissance and Reformation.
MEMS 437 / FRENCH 451. French Culture in Literature in the Middle Ages with Visual Assistance
MEMS 440 / LATIN 435. Postclassical Latin I, 500-900 A.D.
MEMS 441 / LATIN 436. Postclassical Latin II, 900-1350 A.D.
MEMS 443 / GERMAN 444. Medieval German Literature in English Translation
MEMS 444 / FRENCH 461. Reading of Old French Texts.
MEMS 445 / FRENCH 462. Literature of the Sixteenth Century.
MEMS 455 / ENGLISH 455. Medieval English Literature
MEMS 457 / ENGLISH 457. Renaissance English Literature.
MEMS 465 / ENGLISH 465. Reading Chaucer for Pleasure.
MEMS 475 / GERMAN 465 / HISTORY 485. Marriage and Marital Life in History: Medieval and Early Modern Germany.
MEMS 490. Directed Reading.
MEMS 491. Research Methods for Premodern Topics.

African and African-American Studies +

DAAS 200. Introduction to African Studies.
DAAS 246. Africa to 1850.
DAAS 422. Pre-colonial African Culture.

American Culture +

AMCULT 360 / GTBOOKS 350 / HISTORY 350. Debates of the Founding Fathers.
AMCULT 367. American Indian History.

Anthropology +

ANTHRCULT 158. Khipu, Cloth, and Chronicles: A History of Information in the Andes.
ANTHRCUL 346 / HISTORY 347. Latin America: The Colonial Period.
ANTHRCUL 415. Andean Civilization.
ANTHRCUL 417. Indians of Mexico and Guatemala.
ANTHRARC 284. Aztec, Maya, and Inca Civilizations.
ANTHRARC 488(ANTHRCUL 488). Prehistory of Mexico.
ANTHRARC 489(ANTHRCUL 489). Maya and Central American Archaeology.
ANTHRARC 491(ANTHRCUL 491). Prehistory of the Central Andes.

Armenian Studies +

ARMENIAN 287 / HISTORY 287. Armenian History from Prehistoric Times to the Present.
ARMENIAN 415 / AAPTIS 473. An Introduction to Classical and Medieval Armenian Literature.
ARMENIAN 483 / AAPTIS 480. Intensive Introductory Classical Armenian

Asian Studies +

ASIAN 200 / HISTORY 200. Introduction to Japanese Civilization.
ASIAN 204 / HISTORY 204. East Asia: Early Transformations.
ASIAN 206(111) / HISTORY 206. Indian Civilization.
ASIAN 207(112) / HISTORY 207. Southeast Asian Civilization.

ASIAN 220 / RELIGION 202. Introduction to Asian Religions.
ASIAN 221 / GTBOOKS 221. Great Books of China.
ASIAN 222 / GTBOOKS 222. Great Books of Japan.

ASIAN 223 / RELIGION 223. Krishna Speaks: Bhagavad-Gita.
ASIAN 224. Traditions of Poetry in India.
ASIAN 225. Classical Hinduism.
ASIAN 226. Other Hearts and Other Minds: Poetries of Asia.
ASIAN 230 / PHIL 230 / RELIGION 230. Introduction to Buddhism.
ASIAN 231 / RELIGION 231. Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.
ASIAN 241 / HISTORY 251. The Chinese Renaissance.
ASIAN 243 / HA 243. Introduction to South Asian Art.

ASIAN 248 / HISTORY 248. Jesus Comes to Asia.
ASIAN 252. Japanese Encounter with the West.
ASIAN 260. Introduction to Chinese Civilization.
ASIAN 265. Looking at Traditional China Through The Story of the Stone.
ASIAN 265 / PHIL 265 / RCHUMS 265 / HISTART 265. The Arts and Letters of China.
ASIAN 270. Introduction to Pre-modern Korean Civilization.
ASIAN 280. Gender, Sexuality and Power in Premodern China.
ASIAN 300. Love and Death in Japanese Culture.
ASIAN 301. Japanese Women's Literature.
ASIAN 303 / RELIGION 303. Religious Military Orders of the World.
ASIAN 304. Art of Yoga.

ASIAN 310. The Theater of China and Japan.
ASIAN 312. Traditional Korean Thought.
ASIAN 320. Sikh History I (16th-18th Centuries).
ASIAN 324. Islam in South Asia.

ASIAN 325 / RELIGION 383. Zen Buddhism.
ASIAN 326. Introduction to Japanese Buddhism.
ASIAN 359. Crime and Detectives in Chinese Literature.
ASIAN 362. The Monkey King.
ASIAN 363. Chinese Theater and Drama.
ASIAN 364. The Development of Chinese Fiction.
ASIAN 365 / HISTORY 365. Premodern Chinese Science.
ASIAN 370. Acupuncture History.
ASIAN 439 / HART 492. Himalayas: An Aesthetic Exploration.
ASIAN 450. Japan to 1700: From Origin Myths to Shogun Dynasties.
ASIAN 487. Buddhism in India: Its Doctrines and History.
ASIAN 494 / HART 495. Ocean of Stories: Telling Tales in the Indian Subcontinent.
ASIANLAN 433. Classical Japanese I.
ASIANLAN 469. Advanced Classical Tibetan I.

ASIANLAN 470. Advanced Classical Tibetan II.

Classical Studies +

LATIN 233 Late Latin.
LATIN 435 / MEMS 440. Postclassical Latin I, 500-900 A.D.
LATIN 436 / MEMS 441. Postclassical Latin II, 900-1350 A.D.
CLCIV 381 / RELIGION 381. Witchcraft: An Introduction to the History and Literature of Witchcraft
CLCIV 472. Roman Law.
CLCIV 476. Pagans and Christians.
CLCIV 481. The Classical Tradition.
CLCIV 483 / ACABS 421 / RELIGION 488. Christianity and Hellenistic Civilizations.

English Language and Literature +

ENGLISH 140.003. Arthurian Literature.
ENGLISH 258 / RELIGION 258. The Bible as Literature.
ENGLISH 267. Introduction to Shakespeare.
ENGLISH 298.006. Early Modern Fictions of Travel and Dislocation.
ENGLISH 308. History of the English Language.
ENGLISH 315. 18th & 19th Century Women Writers: Sappho's Daughters: Poetic Voice and Vision.
ENGLISH 318. Satires of the Enlightenment.
ENGLISH 318. Fictions of Scale: 1680-1730.
ENGLISH 350 / MEMS 350. Literature in English to 1660. The Making of English Literary Culture.
ENGLISH 351. Literature 1660-1830.
ENGLISH 366 / MEMS 366. Shakespeare's Contemporaries.
ENGLISH 367. MEMS 367. Shakespeare's Plays

ENGLISH 397.001. Poetry before Print: Medieval and Early Tudor Lyric Poetry.
ENGLISH 398.002. Thinking with Shakespeare: Text and Performance.
ENGLISH 398.003. Shakespeare in Performance and Essay.
ENGLISH 398.004. New Literature in the Age of Chaucer.
ENGLISH 403.002 / HISTORY 498. Writing Revolution: Rhetoric and Regicide.
ENGLISH 407.002.  The Other Chaucer.
ENGLISH 409/501. Old English.

ENGLISH 410. Middle English.
ENGLISH 415. Early Women Writers.
ENGLISH 443 / THTREMUS 321. History of Theatre I.
ENGLISH 445. Shakespeare's Rivals.
ENGLISH 449. Sex and Religion in Medieval Drama.
ENGLISH 450.001. Medieval and Renaissance Literature. Self and Society in Earlier English Literature.
ENGLISH 450.002. Medieval and Renaissance Literature. The Outsider.

ENGLISH 451.001. Literature 1600-1830. Satire in the Age of Enlightenment.
ENGLISH 451.002. Literature 1600-1830. Character's Theater: Brit Drama, 1600-1830.
ENGLISH 457 / MEMS 457. Renaissance English Literature.
ENGLISH 459. English Neoclassical Literature.
ENGLISH 465 / MEMS 465. Chaucer: The Canterbury Tales. Reading Chaucer for Pleassure.

ENGLISH 467. Topics in Shakespeare: The Hamlet Semester.
ENGLISH 469. Milton.
ENGLISH 470. Colonial Revolutionary American Literature.

Germanic Languages and Literatures +

GERMAN 303 / HIST 303. Martin Luther's Reformation.
GERMAN 375 / SCAND 375 / MEMS 375. Celtic and Nordic Mythology.
GERMAN 378. The History of German Science.
GERMAN 381. Eighteenth to Nineteenth-Century Drama.
GERMAN 449. Spirituality and Madness: Religious Women from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment.
GERMAN 465 / MEMS 475 / HISTORY 485. Marriage and Marital Life in History: Medieval and Early Modern Germany.
GERMAN 504. History of the German Language.
GERMAN 512. Introduction to Middle High German.
SCAND 442. The Icelandic Saga (in English Translation).

Great Books +

GTBOOKS 191/192. Great Books.
GTBOOKS 201/202. Great Books of the Medieval and Modern World.
GTBOOKS 204. Great Books in Physics.
GTBOOKS 212. Great Books in World Literature.
GTBOOKS 221 / ASIAN 221. Great Books of China.
GTBOOKS 246 / AAPTIS 291. Islamic World Literature.
GTBOOKS 350 / AMCULT 360 / HISTORY 350. Debates of the Founding Fathers.

History +

HISTORY 103. The Family in the Early Modern World.
HISTORY 132 / AAPTIS 100 / ACABS 100 / HJCS 100. Peoples of the Middle East.

HISTORY 195. American Indians in Diplomacy, Alliance, and War, 1500-1838.
HISTOR 196. World-wide Witchcraft: Witch-Belief and Witch-Hunting in Global Perspective.
HISTORY 197.001. Farmers and Farming in Pre-Industrial Europe.
HISTORY 203 / ASIAN 203. Introduction to Japanese Civilization.
HISTORY 204 / ASIAN 204. East Asia: Early Transformations.
HISTORY 206 / ASIAN 206. Indian Civilization.
HISTORY 207 / ASIAN 207. Southeast Asian Civilizations.

HISTORY 209 / MEMS 209. The West in the World, 300-1700.
HISTORY 210 / MEMS 210. Early Medieval Europe, 300-1000.

HISTORY 211 / MEMS 211. Later Medieval Europe.
HISTORY 212 / MEMS 212. Renaissance Europe.
HISTORY 213 / MEMS 213. The Reformation.
HISTORY 220. Survey of British History to 1688.
HISTORY 225. Europe and the New World.
HISTORY 230. Roman and Byzantine Egypt, 284-700 AD.
HISTORY 239. The World Before 1492.
HISTORY 246 / DAAS 246. Africa to 1850.
HISTORY 248. Jesus Comes to Asia: Conversion and Its Consequences.
HISTORY 250. China from the Oracle Bones to the Opium War.
HISTORY 251. The Chinese Renaissance: Cultural Transformations in Eleventh-Century China
HISTORY 253. Introduction to Pre-modern Korean Civilization.
HISTORY 257 / JUDAIC 318. Law in the Premodern World.
HISTORY 260. United States to 1865.

HISTORY 263. Discovering America: Atlantic History I, 1492-1607.
HISTORY 264. Exploring America: Atlantic History II, 1607-1815.
HISTORY 269. Introduction to the Talmud and the Rabbis.
HISTORY 278 / AAPTIS 269. Introduction to Turkish Civilizations.
HISTORY 286 / RELIGION 286. A History of Eastern Christianity from the 4th to the 18th Century.
HISTORY 287 / ARMENIAN 287. Armenian History from Prehistoric Times to the Present.
HISTORY 300. A History of Cosmology.
HISTORY 301. Discovery of the Universe.
HISTORY 307.001 / AAPTIS 291. Ottoman State and Society in the 'Post-Classical' Age, 1600-1922.
HISTORY 316. Women and Gender in the Middle Ages.

HISTORY 317. Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe, 1500-1800.
HISTORY 318 / JUDAIC 328.  History of Jewish Visual Culture.
HISTORY 323. The French Enlightenment.
HISTORY 325. The History of Islam in South Asia.

HISTORY 328.001. Medieval Egypt.
HISTORY 328.003. Power and Social Control in Medieval England.
HISTORY 328.007. Fictions of Scale, 1680-1730.
HISTORY 329.002. Mapping the Pre-Columbian World.
HISTORY 335(538). The Ottoman Enterprise.
HISTORY 347 / ANTHRCUL 346. Latin America: The Colonial Period.

HISTORY 350 / GTBOOKS 350 / AMCULT 360. Debates of the Founding Fathers.
HISTORY 352.  Imperial China.
HISTORY 357. Islam in Africa.
HISTORY 373. A History of the Western Expansion of the United States.

HISTORY 375 / WOMENSTD 375. A History of Witchcraft: The 1692 Salem Trials in Historical and Cross-Cultural Perspective.
HISTORY 376. History of Ireland to 1603.
HISTORY 381 / MEMS 381. History of the Jews from the Muslim Conquests to the Spanish Expulsion.
HISTORY 382 / MEMS 382. History of the Jews from the Spanish Expulsion to the Eve of Enlightenment.
HISTORY 396. Crossed Destinies: Ibn Khaldun and Tamerlane.
HISTORY 397.002. Crusade and Jihad.
HISTORY 405. Pagans and Christians in the Roman World.
HISTORY 408. Byzantium, 284-867.
HISTORY 409. Byzantine Empire, 867-1453
HISTORY 429. Gender and Sexuality in Pre-modern Islam.
HISTORY 432. Medieval and Early Modern Russia: From the Vikings to Peter the Great.
HISTORY 442. First Millenium of the Islamic Near East.
HISTORY 445. The Historiography of Early Modern Eurasia.
HISTORY 449. Three Imperial Capitals: Byzantium, Constantinople, Istanbul.
HISTORY 450. Japan to 1700: From Origin Myths to Shogun Dynasties.
HISTORY 460. Colonial America.
HISTORY 461. The American Revolution.
HISTORY 469. Problems in Precolonial Southeast Asia.
HISTORY 478. Colonial Latin America.
HISTORY 481.001.  Translating the Enlightenment.
HISTORY 496.004. Monasticism: Byzantine East and Latin West.
HSITORY 496.005. Indians and Empires.
HISTORY 498. Writing the English Revolution.

History of Art +

HISTART 101. Great Monuments from the Stone Age to the Middle Ages.
HISTART 102. Survey of Western Art History.
HISTART 102. Survey of Asian Art History.
HISTART 194. Art at Medieval Courts.
HISTART 194.001. The Art of the Catacombs.
HISTART 240 / MEMS 240. Visual Arts in Medieval Society.

HISTART 243 / ASIAN 243. Introduction to South Asian Art: Home and the World.
HISTART 250 / MEMS 250. Italian Renaissance Art, I.
HISTART 251 / MEMS 251. Italian Renaissance Art, II.
HISTART 255. The Afterlife of Visual Mythology.
HISTART 260. European Painting and Sculpture of the Seventeenth-Century.
HISTART 265 / ASIAN 265 / PHIL 265 / RCHUMS 265. The Arts and Letters of China.
HISTART 285 / AAPTIS 285. Visual Culture of Islam.
HISTART 304. The Art of Yoga
HISTART 341. The Gothic Age:
HISTART 342 / RCHUMS 344. Reason and Passion in the Eighteenth Century.
HISTART 344 / MEMS 344. Early Medieval Kingdoms and Cultures: European Art 400-1000.
HISTART 345 / MEMS 345. Introduction to Medieval Architecture.
HISTART 348. The Medieval Book.
HISTART 351. The Art and Poetry of Michelangelo.
HISTART 352. Art and Philosophy in the Renaissance Tradition.
HISTART 385. Human Rights in China from Classical Times through the 18th Century
.
HISTART 386. Painting and Poetry in China.
HISTART 393.002. Art and Money.
HISTART 393.003. Good Stories: Japanese Visual Narratives.

HISTART 393.005. Caravaggio and the Death of Painting.
HISTART 393.007. The Moving Image in the Middle Ages.

HISTART 394.001. Saints in Medieval Art.
HISTART 394.002. Gore, Finery, Fantasy, Mimesis: Introduction to Northern Renaissance Art.
HISTART 394.003. Icons and Idols.
HISTART 394.002. The Self in the Portrait.
HISTART 394.004. God, Love, War in Byzantine Art.
HISTART 394.009. The Art of Byzantium and Medieval Western Europe.
HISTART 394.010. Imagining Jerusalem in Art and Architecture from the Renaissance to the Modern Period.
HISTART 394.011. Biblical Themes in European Art: Michelangel, Rembrandt, and Other Early Modern Artists.
HISTART 394.???. Meaning in the Making.

HISTART 401 / AAPTIS 401. The Art and Architecture of Armenia.
HISTART 405. Artists and Patrons.
HISTART 442 / CLARCH 442. Late Antique and Early Christian Art and Architecture.
HISTART 453. Venetian Painting.
HISTART 460. Renaissance Architecture.
HISTART 462. Baroque Art in Italy.
HISTART 463. Art and Visual Culture in the Dutch Golden Age.

HISTART 465. Early Modern Architecture in Italy, Austria, and Germany.
HISTART 482. Buddhist Art.
HISTART 489.001. Renaissance Venice.
HISTART 490. Working with Objects: Islamic Textiles, Metalwork, Ceramics, Glass and Coins.
HISTART 495 / ASIAN 494. Ocean of Stories: Telling Tales in the Indian Subcontinent.
HISTART 514. Spanish Art: El Greco to Goya.
HISTART 555. Renaissance Architecture in Italy.
HISTART 562. Baroque Sculpture in Italy and Spain.
HISTART 581 / AAPTIS 580. Islamic Architecture: Continuity and Innovation.

Judaic Studies +

JUDAIC 257. Law in the Pre-modern World.
JUDAIC 260. Introduction to the Talmud and the Rabbis.
JUDAIC 270 / HJCS 270. Introduction to Rabbinic Literature.
JUDAIC 317.006 / MEMS 360. Biblical Themes in European Art: Michelangelo, Rembrandt, and Other Early Modern Artists.
JUDAIC 318.004. Jewish History Through Visual Culture.
JUDAIC 417. The Hebrew Bible and the Visual Arts.
JUDAIC 468 / HJCS 478 / RELIGION 469. Jewish Mysticism.
JUDAIC 470 / HJCS 470 / ACABS 470. Reading the Rabbis.
HJCS 543 / ACABS 543. The Bible in Jewish Tradition.

Linguistics +

LING 317. Language and History.
LING 517 / ANTHRCULT 519 / GERMAN 517. Principles and Methods of Historical Linguistics
.

Musicology +

MUSICOL 239.  History of Western Art Music: Middle Ages through the Baroque.
MUSICOL 345.  The History of Music (non-Musicology majors only).

MUSICOL 413.  History of Opera to 1800.
MUSICOL 420.  Music of the Baroque.
MUSICOL 421.  Music of the Classic Era.
MUSICOL 477.  Medieval Music.
MUSICOL 478.  Renaissance Music.
THEORY 442.  Eighteenth-Century Counterpoint.

Near East Studies +

AAPTIS 100 / ACABS 100 / HISTORY 132. Peoples of the Middle East.
AAPTIS 200 / RELIGION 201. Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern.
AAPTIS 262 / RELIGION 204. Introduction to Islam.
AAPTIS 269 / HISTORY 278. Introduction to Turkish Civilizations.
AAPTIS 285 / HISTART 285. Visual Culture of the Islamic World.

AAPTIS 291 / Ottoman State and Society in the 'Post-Classical' age, ca 1600-1922.
AAPTIS 296.  Islamic World Literature.
AAPTIS 325. The History of Islam in South Asia.
AAPTIS 365. The Prophet Muhammad and Islam.
AAPTIS 381. Introduction to Arab Literature in Translation.
AAPTIS 394. A History of Turkey.
AAPTIS 401 / HISTART 401. The Art and Architecture of Armenia
AAPTIS 411. Classical Arabic Grammar.
AAPTIS 434. Arabic Historical Linguistics and Dialectology.
AAPTIS 440. The Literature of the Turks
AAPTIS 451. Introductory Ottoman Turkish, I.
AAPTIS 452. Introductory Ottoman Turkish, II.
AAPTIS 459. Ottoman Turkish Culture.
AAPTIS 461 / HISTORY 442. The First Millennium of the Islamic Near East.
AAPTIS 462 / HISTORY 536. The Rise of Islam.
AAPTIS 463 / HISTORY 537. The Near East in the Period of the Crusades, 945-1258.
AAPTIS 464 / HISTORY 543. Persianate Culture in the Central and Eastern Lands of Islam.
AAPTIS 465 / RELIGION 465. Islamic Mysticism.
AAPTIS 467 / HISTORY 541 / RELIGION 467. Shi'ism: The History of Messianism and the Pursuit of Justice in Islamdom.
AAPTIS 468. Islamic Law.
AAPTIS 469. Islamic Intellectual History.
AAPTIS 473 / ARMENIAN 415. An Introduction to Classical and Medieval Armenian Literature.
AAPTIS 475. Rumi and the Great Persian Mystical Poets.
AAPTIS 480 / ARMENIAN 483. Intensive Introductory Classical Armenian.
AAPTIS 488. History of Arabic Literature in English.
AAPTIS 491. Social and Intellectual History of the Early Modern Middle East.
AAPTIS 495 / WOMENSTD 471 / HISTORY 546 / RELIGION 496. Gender and Sexuality in Premodern Islam.
AAPTIS 511. Classical Arabic I.
AAPTIS 512. Classical Arabic II.
AAPTIS 541. Classical Persian Texts.
AAPTIS 551. Readings in Ottoman Turkish.
AAPTIS 565. Qur'anic Studies.
AAPTIS 567. Readings in Classical Islamic Texts.
AAPTIS 568. Classical Arabic Poetry.
AAPTIS 580 / HISTART 581. Islamic Architecture: Continuity and Innovation.
AAPTIS 581. Classical Arabic III.
AAPTIS 582. Classical Arabic IV.
AAPTIS 587. Studies in Pahlavi and Middle Persian.

Philosophy +

PHIL 230 / ASIAN 230 / RELIGION 230. Introduction to Buddhism.
PHIL 263 / ASIAN 263. Introduction to Chinese Philosophy.
PHIL 265 / ASIAN 265 / RCHUMS 265 / HISTART 265. The Arts and Letters of China.
PHIL 331. Indian Philosophy.
PHIL 389. History of Philosophy: Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries.
PHIL 463. Descarte's System.
PHIL 464. The Scientific Revolution.

Political Science +

POLSCI 301. Development of Political Thought: To Modern Period.
POLSCI 307. American Political Thought: Founding to the Civil War.

Religion +

RELIGION 201 / ACABS 200 / AAPTIS 200 / HJCS 200. Introduction to World Religions: Near Eastern.
RELIGION 202 / ASIAN 220. Introduction to the Study of Asian Religions.
RELIGION 204 / AAPTIS 262. Introduction to Islam.
RELIGION 223 / ASIAN 223. Bhagavad-Gita: The Activist View of Hinduism.

RELIGION 225 / ASIAN 225. Classical Hinduism.
RELIGION 230. Introduction to Buddhism.
RELIGION 231 / ASIAN 231. Introduction to Tibetan Buddhism.
RELIGION 258 / ENGLISH 258. The Bible as Literature.
RELIGION 230 / ASIAN 230 / PHIL 230. Introduction to Buddhism.
RELIGION 248. Jesus Comes to Asia: Conversion and its Consequences in Asia
RELIGION 260. Introduction to Talmud and the Rabbis.
RELIGION 270. Introduction to Rabbinic Literature.
RELIGION 286 / HISTORY 286. A History of Eastern Christianity from the 4th to the 18th Century.
RELIGION 303 / ASIAN 303. Religious Military Orders of the World.
RELIGION 323. Zen: History, Culture and Critique.
RELIGION 325. The History of Islam in South Asia.

RELIGION 326. History of the Jews in the Roman and Early Byzantine Worlds.
RELIGION 331. Indian Philosophy.
RELIGION 350 / ACABS 323. Christianity after the New Testament: The First Six Centuries.
RELIGION 381 / CLCIV 381. Witchcraft: An Introduction to the History and Literature of Witchcraft.
RELIGION 383 / ASIAN 325. Zen Buddhism.
RELIGION 402. The Bible in Early Modern Art.
RELIGION 465 / AAPTIS 465. Islamic Mysticism.
RELIGION 467 / AAPTIS 467 / HISTORY 541. Shi'ism: The History of Messianism and the Pursuit of Justice in Islamdom.
RELIGION 469 / HJCS 478 / JUDAIC 468. Jewish Mysticism.
RELIGION 488 / ACABS 421 / CLCIV 483. Christianity and Hellenistic Civilizations.
RELIGION 496 / AAPTIS 495 / HISTORY 546 / WOMENSTD 471. Gender and Sexuality in Pre-Modern Islam.

Residential College +

RCHUMS 265 / HISTART 265 / ASIAN 265 / PHIL 265 / The Arts and Letters of China.
RCHUMS 310 / MEMS 310. Pagans, Barbarians & Christians in Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages.
RCHUMS 314 / MEMS 314. The Figure of Rome in Shakespeare and 16th-Century Painting.
RCHUMS 334/ HISTART 352. Art and Philosophy in the Renaissance Tradition.
RCHUMS 344. Reason and Passion in the 18th Century.
RCHUMS 381. Shakespeare on the Stage.
RCHUMS 382. Molière and His Theatre.
RCHUMS 386/MEMS 421.  Medieval Drama.
RCHUMS 387. Renaissance Drama.
RCHUMS 485. The Corsica Project, 2014.

Romance Languages and Literatures +

FRENCH 274. France and the New World.
FRENCH 343. The French Enlightenment.
FRENCH 366. Varieties of Translation in Medieval France.
FRENCH 367 / MEMS 377. Literature, History, and Culture of Early Modern France.
FRENCH 368. Enlightenment, Revolution, Romanticism.
FRENCH 444 / 654. Translating the Enlightenment.
FRENCH 462 / MEMS 445. Literature of the 16th Century.
ITALIAN 270. Italian Through Opera.
ITALIAN 317. The Renaissance.
ITALIAN 333 / MEMS 333. Dante's Divine Comedy.
ITALIAN 387 / 483. Italian Renaissance Literature: Ariosto and Tasso.
ITALIAN 390. Medieval Italian Literature.
ITALIAN 415. Crusade and Jihad in the Medieval Middle East.
ITALIAN 450. Medieval & Renaissance Literature.
SPANISH 339. Moriscos and Conversos: Re-creating Identities in Early Modern Iberia. 
SPANISH 368. Medieval Love Songs (taught in Spanish).
SPANISH 371. Peninsular Spanish Culture and Literature, 1207-1650.
SPANISH 373.001.  From Cid to Cide Hamete: Muslims in Medieval & EM Iberian Literature.
SPANISH 373.006. Las Novelas ejemplares de Miguel de Cervantes.
SPANISH 373.101. "Of liars, beggars and meddlers"" The Art of Deception in Spain's Early Modern Culture [SP 2013]
SPANISH 381. Colonial Latin American Literature.
SPANISH 387. Laughter and Society in Early Modern Spain.
SPANISH 450. Middle Ages: Cultural World of King Alfonso X.
SPANISH 456. Golden Age.
SPANISH 458. The Picaresque Novel.
SPANISH 459. Don Quijote.
SPANISH 460. The Spanish Comedia.

SPANISH 470. Latin-American Literature, Sixteenth to Nineteenth Centuries.
SPANISH 472. Pre-Columbian Societies.
SPANISH 488. Medieval and Early Modern Iberia. Prophets, Mystics, and Messiahs.

ROMLANG 241. Introduction to Medieval and Early Modern Romance Literatures and Cultures.
ROMLANG 498. Don Juan.
ROMLANG 400. Mediterranean Encounters: Muslims, Christians and Jews in the Age of Empires (1453-1700).
ROMLING 300. Introduction to the Romance Languages.
ROMLING 414 / SPANISH 414. Background of Modern Spanish.

Slavic Languages and Literatures +

POLISH 325. Polish Literature in English to 1890.
CZECH 483. Czech Literature from the Middle Ages to the Enlightenment.

Study Abroad +

Note:  Many study abroad programs may support MEMS study; we list here only those programs specifically directed toward MEMS topics.

STDABRD 304. U-M Spring in Florence – Honors.
STDABRD 452. U-M at St. Peter's College, Oxford, England.

Past Undergraduate Courses +