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HIST 522 001 (CRN: 16884)

SLAVERY IN THE MIDDLE AGES

Long Title: FORMS OF UNFREEDOM IN MEDIEVAL IBERIA AND THE MEDITERRANEAN
Department: History
Instructor: Irish, Maya
Meeting: 2:00PM - 4:30PM W (26-AUG-2024 - 6-DEC-2024) 
Part of Term: Full Term
Grade Mode: Standard Letter
Course Type: Seminar
Language of Instruction: Taught in English
Method of Instruction: Face to Face
Credit Hours: 3
Course Syllabus:
Course Materials: Rice Campus Store
 
Section Max Enrollment: 15
Section Enrolled: 5
Waitlisted: 0 (Max 99) 
Current members of the waitlist have priority for available seats.
Enrollment data as of: 18-JUL-2024 4:10PM
 
Additional Fees: None
 
Final Exam: No Final Exam
 
Description: Graduate reading seminar focuses on the forms of unfreedom in the Middle Ages, 500-1500 CE, with a focus on Islamic and Christian Mediterranean, especially Iberia. Topics will include transition from slavery to serfdom, persistence of domestic slavery, religion as the ideological basis of slavery, sexual exploitation of enslaved women, piracy and human trafficking, and the similarities/differences between the medieval and modern forms of unfreedom.