Primarily for Undergraduate Students

Course Number Course Title
MEVL 98a Senior Essay - Signature of the instructor required.
MEVL 98b Senior Essay - Signature of the instructor required.


The following courses are approved for the program. Not all are given in any one year. Please consult the Schedule of Classes each semester.

Course Number Course Title
CLAS 115b Topics in Greek and Roman History
CLAS 166a Medieval Literature: A Millennium of God, Sex and Death
COML 123a Perfect Love?
COML/ENG 149a Dante's Hell and Its Legacy
COML/HUM 21a Renaissance Literary Masterpieces
ECS 100b European Cultural Studies Proseminar: Making of European Modernity
ENG 32b Chaucer I
ENG 33a Shakespeare
ENG 43a Major English Authors, Chaucer to Milton
ENG 43b Medieval Plays
ENG 50a Love Poetry from Sappho to Neruda
ENG 73a Witchcraft and Magic in the Renaissance
ENG 108a Literature and Heresy
ENG 123a Staging the Body in Early Modern England
ENG 133a Advanced Shakespeare
ENG 143b Global and Refugee Canterbury Tales
ENG 144a Medieval Travel Writing
ENG 152b Arthurian Literature
ENG 173a Spenser and Milton
ENG 183b Gods and Humans in the Renaissance
FA 30a History of Art I:  Antiquity to the Middle Ages
FA 33b Islamic Art and Architecture
FA 42b The Age of Cathedrals
FA 45a Early Renaissance Art in Tuscany from the Age of Dante to the Medici
FA 45b Art of the Early Renaissance in Italy
FA 46b High and Late Renaissance in Italy
FA 47b Renaissance Art in Northern Europe
FA 48a Baroque Art and Architecture in Italy
FA 143a The Art of Medieval England
FA 145a St. Peter's and the Vatican
FA 149a The Age of Rubens and Rembrandt
FA 191b Studies in Renaissance & Baroque Art: Michelangelo
FR 120a The French Middle Ages:  Before France Was France
FR 122b The Renaissance:  When France Became France
FR 142b The City and the Book
HISP 120b Don Quixote
HISP 150a Staging Early Modern Spain: Drama and Society
HIST 103a Roman History to 455 CE
HIST 110a The Civilization of the Early Middle Ages
HIST 110b The Civilization of the High and Late Middle Ages
HIST 112b The Crusades and the Expansion of Medieval Europe
HIST 113a English Medieval History
HIST 120a Britain in the Later Middle Ages
HIST 121a Breaking the Rules: Deviance and Nonconformity in Premodern Europe
HIST 123a The Renaissance
HIST 123b Reformation Europe (1400-1600)
HIST 126a Early Modern Europe (1500-1700)
HIST 134b The Ottoman Empire:  From Principality to Republic by way of Empire
IMES 104a Islam: Civilization and Institutions
ITAL 110a Introduction to Italian Literature
ITAL 134b Nella cultura ebraica italiana:  cimema e letteratura
MUS 37b Back to the Future: Digging for the Roots of Western Music
MUS 131a History of Music I: Ancient through Early Baroque
MUS 184b Proseminar in Medieval Music
MUS 224b Seminar in Medieval Music
NEJS 140a Under Crescent and Cross
NEJS 140b Early Modern Jewish History
NEJS 143a Muslims, Christians, and Jews in Medieval Spain
NEJS 144a Jews in the World of Islam
NEJS 149a The Jews of Muslim and Christian Spain
NEJS 155a A Jewish Thinker in the Islamic World
NEJS 188a The Rise and Decline of the Ottoman Empire, 1300-1800
NEJS 194b Sufi Teachings
NEJS 195b Early Islamic History from Mohammad to the Mongols
NEJS 198a Islam and the West
THA 11a Theater Texts and Theory I
THA 102b Shakespeare: On Stage and Screen
THA 133b Shakespeare: On Stage and Screen

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