Creating Medieval Monsters: Constructions of the "Other"

HISTORY 3231: Creating Medieval Monsters: Constructions of the "Other"

This course examines the development of a persecuting society in medieval Europe and explores the various ways that minorities were demonized (literally turned into "monsters") in the medieval discourse and artwork in order to create a strong sense of unity within Christendom, with a specific focus on Jews, lepers, Muslims, religious non-conformists, sexual nonconformists, and women. Prereq or concur: English 1110.xx, or permission of instructor. GE historical study and diversity global studies course.
Credit Hours
3.0

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