Course Catalog - 2016-2017

     

MDEM 437 - MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE

Long Title: VISUAL CULTURE OF MEDIEVAL PILGRIMAGE
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Credit Hours: 3 TO 4
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Description: This seminar explores the rich visual culture associated with medieval pilgrimage between the 4th and 15th centuries. The experience of pilgrimage was shaped by symbols, images, and places encountered along the routes to sites of sacred significance, especially the Jerusalem, Rome, Santiago, and Canterbury. We will examine the theological, practical, visual, and experiential aspects of pilgrimage in Western Europe and the Holy Land as understood through material culture. Instructor Permission Required.Cross-list: FREN 437, HART 437.