The minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies enables students to pursue a program in the historical and cultural production of Europe and the Mediterranean from the fall of the Roman Empire and the rise of Islam to the mid-seventeenth century. This period comprises distinct thematic continuities understood to be post-classical and pre-Enlightenment and it is intended to be multidisciplinary.
Six courses are required:
The divisional identity of the minor in Medieval and Early Modern Studies can be used to satisfy either a humanities or a social sciences area requirement depending on course content and number of courses taken in either division. (See 4th bullet above.)
Sarah Higley, Professor, Department of English
Donatella Stocchi-Perucchio, Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures (Italian)
Ryan Prendergast, Associate Professor, Department of Modern Languages and Cultures (Spanish)
Richard Kaeuper, Professor, Department of History
Th. Emil Homerin, Professor, Department of Religion and Classics