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HIST 491B - Women in Medieval Culture and Society

(3 units) CO10, CO13
Explores the experiences of medieval women as religious leaders, workers, nobles, and queens, and as mothers, wives, and daughters.

Prerequisite(s): General Education courses (CO1-CO3) completed; at least 3 courses from CO4-CO8 completed; Junior or Senior standing.

Grading Basis: Graded
Units of Lecture: 3
Offered: Every Fall - Odd Years

Student Learning Outcomes
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
1. demonstrate in writing and/or classroom participation a knowledge of the transformation in the political, social, and cultural status of women from the 4th-15th century in Europe and the Mediterranean basin in various faiths.
2. articulate in a written project and presentation ways in which gender intersects with class, social status, religion, and culture to influence individual life experiences in Middle Ages as evidenced by primary sources.
3. interpret secondary sources and comprehend arguments that pertain to the contemporary historiography on medieval concepts of gender and on women and their experiences in the Middle Ages.
4. integrate and synthesize Core knowledge, enabling them to analyze open-ended problems or complex issues through long-form written assignments.


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