CMRS Affiliated Courses Master List

The following is a general list of courses that may qualify towards Medieval and Renaissance Degree ProgramsUndergraduate Major, Undergraduate Minor, Graduate Certificate, Graduate Interdisciplinary Specialization. Approval of courses marked with an [*] will depend upon the topic selected. 

Architecture | Comparative Studies | Dance | East AsianChinese | Japanese | Korean |

English | French | Italian | German | Scandinavian | Yiddish | Classics | Greek | Latin |

History | History of Art | Linguistics | Medieval & Renaissance | Music | Near Eastern |

Arabic | Hebrew | Turkish | Philosophy | Russian | Slavic | PortugueseRomance Linguistics | SpanishTheatre |

(Updated 6/1/2015)

Architecture

ARCH 5110(E) History of Architecture I (4 units)
ARCH 5120(E) History of Architecture II (4 units)

Classics

CLAS 2201(H) Classical Civilization: Greece
CLAS 2202(H) Classical Civilization: Rome
CLAS 2220(H) Classical Mythology
CLAS 3401 Ancient Greek Religion
CLAS 3405 Christians in the Greco-Roman World
CLAS 7891 Graduate Seminar on Epigraphy
CLAS 7892 Graduate Seminar on Greek and Latin Paleography and Textual Criticism
CLAS 7893 Graduate Seminar on Religion and Mythology of the Ancient World
CLAS 7894 Graduate Seminar on Late Antiquity and Byzantium

Classics: Greek

GREEK 2110 The Greek New Testament

Classics: Latin

LATIN 5018 Post Classical Latin
LATIN 5030 Special Topics in Latin Literature (3-9 units)*
LATIN 5891 Intensive Latin Workshop II (6 units)*

Comparative Studies

COMPSTD 5691 Topics in Comparative Studies*
COMPSTD 5957.01 Comparative Folklore*
COMPSTD 5957.02 Folklore in Circulation*
COMPSTD 8872 Seminar in Religious Studies*

Comparative Studies: Religious Studies

RELSTDS 4877 Myth and Ritual

Dance

DANCE 2401 Western Concert Dance: Renaissance to Present
DANCE 3411 History/Theory/Literature 1 (Renaissance to early 1900s)
DANCE 4490 History/Theory/Literature: Special Topics* (1-3 units)
DANCE 7490 History/Theory/Literature: Special Topics* (1-4 units)

East Asian Languages and Literatures

EALL 5477 Performance Traditions in Contemporary East Asia

East Asian Languages and Literatures: Chinese

CHINESE 5111 Classical Chinese I
CHINESE 5112 Classical Chinese II
CHINESE 5400 Performance Traditions of China
CHINESE 5411 Selected Readings in Classical Chinese Literature
CHINESE 6451 History of Chinese Literature I
CHINESE 6452 History of Chinese Literature II
CHINESE 6453 Classical Chinese Literature in Modern China
CHINESE 8471 Traditional Chinese Poetry
CHINESE 8472 Traditional Chinese Fiction
CHINESE 8473 Traditional Chinese Drama
CHINESE 8474 Traditional Chinese Prose
CHINESE 8897 Departmental Seminar* (1-3 units)
CHINESE 8889 Interdepartmental Seminar*

East Asian Languages and Literatures: Japanese

JAPANSE 5111 Classical Japanese I
JAPANSE 5112 Classical Japanese II
JAPANSE 5400 Performance Traditions of Japan
JAPANSE 5454 Japanese Literature: Classical Period
JAPANSE 5455 Japanese Literature: Medieval and Edo Periods
JAPANSE 7451 Studies in Japanese Poetry*
JAPANSE 7452 Studies in Japanese Prose Literature*
JAPANSE 7453 Studies in Japanese Drama*
JAPANSE 7454 War Tales in the Japanese Tradition* (1-3 units)
JAPANSE 7455 The Tale of Genji
JAPANSE 8477 Topics and Problems in Japanese Literature*

East Asian Languages and Literatures: Korean

KOREAN 5400 Performance Traditions of Korea
KOREAN 5453 Readings in Korean Literary and Classical Texts
KOREAN 6454 Korean Literary Traditions

English

ENGLISH 2201(H) Selected Works of British Literature: Medieval through 1800
ENGLISH 2220(H) Introduction to Shakespeare
ENGLISH 2280 The English Bible
ENGLISH 4513 Introduction to Medieval Literature
ENGLISH 4514 Middle English Literature
ENGLISH 4515 Chaucer
ENGLISH 4520.01 Shakespeare
ENGLISH 4520.02 Special Topics in Shakespeare
ENGLISH 4521 Renaissance Drama
ENGLISH 4522 Renaissance Poetry
ENGLISH 4523 Special Topics in Renaissance Literature and Culture
ENGLISH 4564.01 Major Author in Medieval and Renaissance British Literature
ENGLISH 4590.01H The Middle Ages
ENGLISH 4590.02H The Renaissance
ENGLISH 5710.01 Introduction to Old English Language and Literature
ENGLISH 5710.02 Introduction to Old English Language and Literature (S/U)
ENGLISH 5720.01 Graduate Studies in Shakespeare
ENGLISH 5720.02 Graduate Studies in Shakespeare (S/U)
ENGLISH 5721.01 Graduate Studies in Renaissance Drama
ENGLISH 5721.02 Graduate Studies in Renaissance Drama (S/U)
ENGLISH 5722.01 Graduate Studies in Renaissance Poetry
ENGLISH 5722.02 Graduate Studies in Renaissance Poetry (S/U)
ENGLISH 5723.01 Graduate Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture
ENGLISH 5723.02 Graduate Studies in Renaissance Literature and Culture (S/U)
ENGLISH 6713.01 Introduction to Middle English Language
ENGLISH 6713.02 Introduction to Middle English Language (S/U)
ENGLISH 6716.01 Introduction to Graduate Study in the Middle Ages
ENGLISH 6716.02 Introduction to Graduate Study in the Middle Ages (S/U)
ENGLISH 6718.01 Introduction to Graduate Study in Chaucer
ENGLISH 6718.02 Introduction to Graduate Study in Chaucer (S/U)
ENGLISH 6774.01 History of the English Language
ENGLISH 6774.02 History of the English Language (S/U)
ENGLISH 6779.01 Introduction to Graduate Study in Rhetoric: Classical to Early Renaissance
ENGLISH 6779.11 Introduction to Graduate Study in Rhetoric: Classical to Early Renaissance (S/U)
ENGLISH 6779.02 Introduction to Graduate Study in Rhetoric: Renaissance to 20th Century
ENGLISH 6779.22 Introduction to Graduate Study in Rhetoric: Renaissance to 20th Century (S/U)
ENGLISH 7817.01 Seminar in Early Medieval English Literature
ENGLISH 7817.02 Seminar in Early Medieval English Literature (S/U)
ENGLISH 7818.01 Seminar in Later Medieval Literature
ENGLISH 7818.02 Seminar in Later Medieval Literature (S/U)
ENGLISH 7820.01 Seminar in Shakespeare
ENGLISH 7820.02 Seminar in Shakespeare (S/U)
ENGLISH 7827.01 Seminar in English Renaissance Literature
ENGLISH 7827.02 Seminar in English Renaissance Literature (S/U)
ENGLISH 7872.01 Studies in the English Language*
ENGLISH 7872.02 Studies in the English Language* (S/U)
ENGLISH 8900.01 The Long Seminar: Research in Literary History, Theory, and Forms I*
ENGLISH 8900.02 The Long Seminar: Research in Literary History, Theory, and Forms I* (S/U)
ENGLISH 8901.01 The Long Seminar: Research in Literary History, Theory, and Forms II*
ENGLISH 8901.02 The Long Seminar: Research in Literary History, Theory, and Forms II* (S/U)

French and Italian: French

FRENCH 5104 Introduction to Medieval French
FRENCH 5201 Gothic to Renaissance: Texts and Contexts
FRENCH 7101 Medieval French
FRENCH 7102 Medieval Occitan
FRENCH 8101 Topics in French Linguistics*
FRENCH 8201 Medieval and Renaissance Studies

French and Italian: Italian

ITALIAN 2054 Dante in Translation
ITALIAN 5051 Latin and the Romance Languages
ITALIAN 8221 Studies in Italian Literature: Author*
ITALIAN 8222 Studies in Italian Literature: Genre*
ITALIAN 8223 Studies in Italian Literature: Theme*
ITALIAN 8224 Studies in Italian Literature: Place*
ITALIAN 8231 Dante Studies
ITALIAN 8232 Love and Religion in the Middle Ages
ITALIAN 8233 Boccaccio and the Art of the Short Story
ITALIAN 8234 Realism and Idealism in the Renaissance
ITALIAN 8235 The Renaissance Body

Germanic Languages & Literatures: German

GERMAN 2253 Magic, Murder and Mayhem
GERMAN 4252 Masterpieces of German Literature*
GERMAN 8200 Seminar in Literature and Literary Culture*
GERMAN 8300 Seminar in Intellectual History and Cultural Studies*
GERMAN 8400 Seminar in Film, Visual Culture, and the Performing Arts*
GERMAN 8600 Seminar in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics*

Germanic Languages & Literatures: Scandinavian

SCANDVN 3350 Nordic Mythology and Medieval Culture
SCANDVN 5150 Old Norse
SCANDVN 5251 The Icelandic Saga

Germanic Languages & Literatures: Yiddish

YIDDISH 4721 Studies in Yiddish Literature*
YIDDISH 5611 History of the Yiddish Language
YIDDISH 7721 Studies in Yiddish Literature*
YIDDISH 8811 Seminar in Yiddish Studies*

History (all courses variable 1-6 units)

HISTORY 2201(E, H) Ancient Greece and Rome
HISTORY 2202 Introduction to Medieval History
HISTORY 2203 Introduction to Early Modern Europe
HISTORY 2205 Themes in the History of Western Civilization, Prehistory to 1600
HISTORY 2230 Decoding the Middle Ages
HISTORY 2231 The Crusades
HISTORY 2240 Elizabethan England
HISTORY 2250 Empires and Nations in Western Europe, 1500-present
HISTORY 2251 Empires and Nations in Eastern Europe, 1500-present
HISTORY 2280 Introduction to Russian History
HISTORY 2301 African Peoples and Empires in World History
HISTORY 2351 Early Islamic Society, 610-1258
HISTORY 2390 Ancient India
HISTORY 2391 Islamic India
HISTORY 2450 Ancient and Medieval Jewish History, 300 BCE-1100 CE
HISTORY 2451 Medieval and Early Modern Jewish History, 700-1700 CE
HISTORY 3216 War in the Ancient Mediterranean World
HISTORY 3222 The Roman Empire, 69-337 CE
HISTORY 3223 The Later Roman Empire
HISTORY 3225 Early Byzantine Empire
HISTORY 3226 Later Byzantine Empire
HISTORY 3228 Religion and Society in Late Antiquity
HISTORY 3229 History of Early Christianity
HISTORY 3230 History of Medieval Christianity
HISTORY 3235 Medieval Europe I, 300-1100
HISTORY 3236 Medieval Europe II, 1100-1500
HISTORY 3239 Medieval England
HISTORY 3240 History of the Italian Renaissance, 1250-1450
HISTORY 3241 History of the Italian Renaissance, 1450-1600
HISTORY 3242 The Holy Roman Empire (1495-1806)
HISTORY 3245 The Age of Reformation
HISTORY 3246 Tudor and Stuart Britain, 1485-1714
HISTORY 3247 Magic and Witchcraft in Early Modern Europe (1450-1750)
HISTORY 3249 Early-Modern Europe, 1560-1778
HISTORY 3280 History of Russia to 1700
HISTORY 3306 History of African Christianity
HISTORY 3354 Islamic Spain and North Africa
HISTORY 3356 The Ottoman Empire, 1300-1800
HISTORY 3360 History of Iran
HISTORY 3375 Mongol World Empire: Central Eurasia, 1000-1500
HISTORY 3402 Chinese Empire, 10th-14th Centuries
HISTORY 3425 History of Japan before 1800
HISTORY 3455 Jewish Life from the Renaissance to the Early Enlightenment
HISTORY 3550 War in World History, 500-1650
HISTORY 3640 Medieval Women and Power, Piety, and Production
HISTORY 3641 Women and Gender in Early Modern Europe: 1450-1750
HISTORY 4212(E, H) Readings in Late Antiquity
HISTORY 4213(E, H) Readings in Byzantine History
HISTORY 4217(E, H) Research Seminar in Late Antiquity
HISTORY 4218(E, H) Research Seminar in Byzantine History
HISTORY 4230(E, H) Readings in Medieval History
HISTORY 4235(E, H) Research Seminar in Medieval History
HISTORY 4240(E, H) Readings in Early Modern European History
HISTORY 4245(E, H) Research Seminar in Early Modern European History
HISTORY 4280(E, H) Readings in Russian, E European and Eurasian History*
HISTORY 4285(E, H) Research Seminar in Russian, E European and Eurasian History*
HISTORY 4300(E, H) Readings in African History*
HISTORY 4325(E, H) Research Seminar in African History*
HISTORY 4350(E, H) Readings in Islamic History*
HISTORY 4375(E, H) Research Seminar in Islamic History*
HISTORY 4390(E, H) Readings in South Asian History*
HISTORY 4395(E, H) Research Seminar in South Asian History*
HISTORY 4400(E, H) Readings in Chinese History*
HISTORY 4410(E, H) Research Seminar in Chinese History*
HISTORY 4425(E, H) Readings in Japanese History*
HISTORY 4430(E, H) Research Seminar in Japanese History*
HISTORY 4450(E, H) Readings in Jewish History*
HISTORY 4475(E, H) Research Seminar in Jewish History*
HISTORY 4550(E, H) Readings in Military History*
HISTORY 4575(E, H) Research Seminar in Military History*
HISTORY 4585 History of Literacy
HISTORY 4600(E, H) Readings in Women's/Gender History*
HISTORY 4625(E, H) Research Seminar in Women's/Gender History*
HISTORY 7230 Studies in Medieval History
HISTORY 7235 Late Medieval Paleography and Diplomatics
HISTORY 7240 Studies in Early Modern European History
HISTORY 7245 Studies in Renaissance or Reformation History
HISTORY 7350 Studies in Islamic History*
HISTORY 7450 Studies in Jewish History*
HISTORY 7550 Studies in Military History*
HISTORY 7600 Studies in the History of Women and Gender*
HISTORY 7660 Studies in the History of Religion*
HISTORY 7884 History of Literacy / Literacy Past and Present
HISTORY 8230 Seminar in Medieval History
HISTORY 8240 Seminar in Early Modern European History
HISTORY 8245 Seminar in Renaissance and Reformation History
HISTORY 8260 Seminar in French History*
HISTORY 8280 Seminar in Russian, East European and Eurasian History*
HISTORY 8350 Seminar in the History of the Islamic World*
HISTORY 8450 Seminar in Jewish History*
HISTORY 8550 Seminar in Military History*
HISTORY 8600 Seminar in Women's / Gender History*

History of Art

HISTART 2001(H) Western Art I: Ancient and Medieval Worlds
HISTART 2002(H) Western Art II: The Renaissance to the Present
HISTART 3002 The History of Western Architecture
HISTART 3005 Christian Art
HISTART 3521 Renaissance Art in Italy
HISTART 4020 Special Topics in Architecture*
HISTART 4401 Architecture of the Middle Ages
HISTART 4411 Early Christian and Byzantine Art
HISTART 4421 Medieval Art
HISTART 4510 Northern Renaissance Art
HISTART 4521 Early Renaissance Art in Italy
HISTART 4522 High Renaissance and Mannerist Art in Italy
HISTART 4531 17th-Century Art of the Netherlands
HISTART 4541 17th-Century Art of Italy and Spain
HISTART 5221 Early Islamic Art
HISTART 5222 Later Islamic Art
HISTART 5420 Romanesque and Gothic Art
HISTART 5422 Medieval and Renaissance Manuscript Illumination
HISTART 5430 The Age of Giotto
HISTART 5521 Renaissance Painting in Central Italy
HISTART 5522 Renaissance Painting in Venice
HISTART 5525 The Sacred Image in the Italian Renaissance
HISTART 5531 17th-Century Dutch Art
HISTART 5535 Representations of Power and the Power of Representation in 17th-Century European Art
HISTART 5815 The Lyric Journey: Chinese Painting of the Tang & Song periods (618-1279)
HISTART 5816 Images of the Mind: Chinese Painting of the Yuan & Ming periods (1279-1644)
HISTART 8000 Topics in Art History* (1-3 units)
HISTART 8401 Studies in Medieval Art (4 units)
HISTART 8521 Studies in Italian Renaissance Art (4 units)
HISTART 8531 Studies in Northern Baroque Art (4 units)
HISTART 8541 Studies in Italian Baroque Art (4 units)

Linguistics

LING 5901 Introduction to Historical Linguistics
LING 7901 Historical Linguistics: Phonology
LING 7902 Historical Linguistics: Morphology

Medieval and Renaissance Studies

MEDREN 2211 Medieval Kyoto: Portraits and Landscapes
MEDREN 2212 Culture of a City-State in the Italian Renaissance
MEDREN 2215 Gothic Paris: 1100-1300
MEDREN 2217 Shakespeare's London
MEDREN 2510 Court of Charlemagne
MEDREN 2513 Medieval Russia
MEDREN 2514 Golden Age of Islamic Civilization
MEDREN 2516 The Medieval Jewish Experience
MEDREN 2520 Christians, Muslims, and Jews in the Mediterranean World
MEDREN 2526 Constantinople: The Imperial Capital of Byzantium
MEDREN 2610 Science and Technology in Medieval and Renaissance Culture
MEDREN 2618 Travel and Exploration
MEDREN 2666 Magic and Witchcraft in the Middle Ages and Renaissance
MEDREN 2888 Holy Heroes: Saints’ Lives
MEDREN 3194 Group Studies
MEDREN 4193 Individual Studies (1-3 units)
MEDREN 4217 Early Modern London: Urban Spaces and Popular Culture
MEDREN 4504 The Arthurian Legends
MEDREN 4728 Medieval/Renaissance Study Tour
MEDREN 4998 Undergraduate Research (1-3 units)
MEDREN 4999 Research for Thesis (1-3 units)
MEDREN 5194 Group Studies
MEDREN 5610 Manuscript Studies
MEDREN 5611 History of the Book Studies
MEDREN 5631 Survey of Latin Literature: Medieval and Renaissance
MEDREN 5695 Advanced Seminar in Medieval and Renaissance Studies
MEDREN 5892 Workshop (1-3 units)
MEDREN 7882 Interdepartmental Studies in the Humanities (1-3 units)
MEDREN 7899 Medieval and Renaissance Colloquia (1 unit)
MEDREN 8193 Individual Studies (1-3 units)

Music

MUSIC 2240 Music History I
MUSIC 5650 History of Choral Music (2 units)
MUSIC 7740 Studies in Music before 1600
MUSIC 7741 Studies in Music from 1600 to 1800
MUSIC 8826 Development of Music Theory I
MUSIC 8827 Development of Music Theory II
MUSIC 8847 Development of Notation: 900-1600
MUSIC 8950 Seminar in Musicology*

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

NELC 5568 Studies in Orality and Literacy*
NELC 7401 Ottoman Manuscript Cultures
NELC 7402 Cultural Currents of Late Antique Middle East: The Arabs, Byzantines & the Sasanians
NELC 7501 Narratives of Origin: The Islamic Tradition
NELC 7503 Iranian Religious Traditions in the Antique & Late Antique World & Their Legacies

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures: Arabic

ARABIC 2701 Classical and Medieval Arabic Literature in Translation
ARABIC 2705 The Arabian Nights
ARABIC 4626 Introduction to the Arabic Qur’an
ARABIC 5611 History of the Arabic Language
ARABIC 5627 Classical Arabic Poetry
ARABIC 5628 Classical Arabic Prose
ARABIC 5701 The Qur'an in Translation
ARABIC 5703 Common Heritage: Biblical Figures in the Qur’an
ARABIC 8891 Seminar in Arabic Studies* (4 units)

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures: Hebrew

HEBREW 2700(H) Biblical and Post-Biblical Hebrew Literature in Translation
HEBREW 2701 Medieval Hebrew Literature in Translation
HEBREW 2703 Prophecy in the Bible and Post-Biblical Literature
HEBREW 2704 Women in the Bible and Beyond
HEBREW 5105 History of the Hebrew Language
HEBREW 5802 The Problem of Evil in Biblical and Post- Biblical Literature
HEBREW 7601 Studies in Hebrew Poetry
HEBREW 8891 Seminar in Hebrew Studies*

Near Eastern Languages and Cultures: Turkish

TURKISH 7601 Studies in Turkish and Ottoman Literature and Criticism*
TURKISH 8891 Seminar in Turkish*

Philosophy

PHILOS 3111 Introduction to Jewish Philosophy
PHILOS 3220 History of Medieval Philosophy
PHILOS 3230 History of 17th-Century Philosophy
PHILOS 5220 Studies in Medieval Philosophy
PHILOS 5230 Studies in 17th-Century Philosophy
PHILOS 8200 Seminar in History of Philosophy* (1-4 units)

Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures: Russian

RUSSIAN 5701 History of Russian I
RUSSIAN 6702 History of Russian II

Slavic and East European Languages and Cultures: Slavic

SLAVIC 6625 Old Church Slavonic
SLAVIC 7622 South Slavic Linguistics*
SLAVIC 7624 West Slavic Linguistics*
SLAVIC 8741 Medieval Slavic Workshop (6 units)

Spanish and Portuguese: Portuguese

PORTGSE 4550 Literatures of the Portuguese-Speaking World*
PORTGSE 5510 Literatures and Cultures in Portuguese, from the Middle Ages to Neoclassicism
PORTGSE 5650 Studies in Literatures and Cultures of the Portuguese-Speaking World*

Spanish and Portuguese: Romance Linguistics

ROMLING 5051 Latin and The Romance Languages
ROMLING 8110 Romance Linguistics I
ROMLING 8120 Romance Linguistics II
ROMLING 8310 Seminar in Romance Linguistics (1-3 units)

Spanish and Portuguese: Spanish

SPANISH 2320 Don Quixote in Translation
SPANISH 2321 The Spanish Don Juan Theme in the Theatre
SPANISH 2330 Reinventing America
SPANISH 4551 Spanish Golden Age Literature
SPANISH 4555(E) Indigenous, Colonial, & National Literatures and Cultures of Spanish America
SPANISH 5650 Seminar in Iberian Literatures and Cultures*
SPANISH 5680.02H Honors Seminar in Iberian Literatures and Cultures*
SPANISH 5680.03H Honors Seminar in Latin American Literatures and Cultures*
SPANISH 7360 History of the Spanish Language
SPANISH 7410 Mapping Medieval and Renaissance Iberian Literatures and Cultures
SPANISH 7510 Studies in Medieval Iberia
SPANISH 7520 Studies in Renaissance and Baroque Iberia
SPANISH 7660 Topics in Iberian Cultures*
SPANISH 8360 Studies in Spanish Historical Linguistics
SPANISH 8390 Seminar in Spanish Linguistics*
SPANISH 8510 Seminar in Medieval Iberia
SPANISH 8520 Seminar in Renaissance and Baroque Iberia

Theatre

THEATRE 3731 Theatre Histories and Literatures
THEATRE 5441 Period Styles for Production
THEATRE 5771.01 The History and Practice of Devising Theatre
THEATRE 5771.03 Out There Alone: The History of Solo Performance
THEATRE 5771.06 International Theatre and Performance
THEATRE 7701 Greek, Roman, and Medieval Theatre and Performance: History, Literature, and Theory (4 units)
THEATRE 7702 Early Modern to the Enlightenment: Theatre, Performance, Theory, Text (4 units)

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