Course Schedule - Fall 17

     

MDEM 210 001 (CRN: 15548)

MEDIEVAL VIOLENCE

Long Title: MEDIEVAL VIOLENCE
Department: Medieval/Early Modern Studies
Instructor: Irish, Maya S.
Meeting: 11:00AM - 11:50AM MWF HUM 327 (21-AUG-2017 - 1-DEC-2017) 
Session: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Distribution Group: Distribution Group I
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Restrictions:
May not be enrolled in one of the following Level(s):
Graduate
Section Max Enrollment: 0 (permission required)
Section Enrolled: 4
Total Cross-list Max Enrollment: 0
Total Cross-list Enrolled: 16
Enrollment data as of: 21-SEP-2017 12:01AM
 
Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: Discussion course looks at private and large-scale warfare during the European Middle Ages. It considers how violence was legitimized and carried out, and examines attitudes towards violence and its effects on society. Topics include theoretical approaches to violence, crusading, chivalry, Truce of God, rituals of violence, military technologies, and cinematic portrayals of medieval warfare.