2020-2021 Undergraduate Courses

Courses normally accepted for credit toward the Undergraduate Concentration in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.

Columbia has adopted a three term calendar for the 2020-2021 year. Please see the University Academic Calendar 

As the situation surrounding COVID-19 develops please check https://covid19.columbia.edu/ for updates from the University's COVID-19 Taskforce. 

Fall 2020

Early Modern Architecture (1550-1799)
Pistis
AHIS UN2309- Online Only 

Masterpieces- Indian Art & Architecture
Dehejia
UN29010 Online Only

Building Before Industrialization 
Waters
UN3327 Online Only 

Beyond El Dorado
Trever
UN3708 Online Only 

Medieval Revival: Collecting, Copying, and Co-opting the Past
Clemens
UN3417 Online Only 

Medieval Language & Literature
Granklin
UN3033 Online Only

Despair and Apocalypse in Medieval Literature
Adam Horn
UN3018 Online Only 

The Early Chaucer
Christopher C Baswell
UN303 Online Only 

English Literature 1500-1600
Kathy H Eden
UN3262 Online Only

Shakespeare I
James Shapiro
UN3335 Online Only

Shakespeare I
Rachel Eisendrath
BC3163

17th Century Prose & Poetry
Achsah Guibbiory
BC3166
 

Major French Texts I
(Postlewate)
BC3021

Daily Life in Medieval Europek
Senocak
UN2027 

Scientific Revolution- Western Europe
Matthew Jones
UN2112 Online Only 

Early Russian History to 1800
Catherine Evtuhov
UN2213 In-Person

European History 1500-1789
Deborah Valenze
BC1101

Intro to Italian Literature I
Baker
UR333

Dante’s Divina Commedia I
Barolini
GU4091 Section 2 

Intro to Islamic Civilization
Matthew L Keegan
UN2003 Online Only 

The History of Philosophy I: The Presocratics to Augustine
Vogt
UN2101

Philosophy of Science
Ismael
UN 3551

History of Music: Middle Ages-Baroque 
Giuseppe Gerbino
UN 3128 Online Only 

Buddhism: Indo-Tibetan
Thomas F Yarnall 
UN2205 Online Only

In the Margins of the Middle Ages: Religious Minorities in the Medieval Latin West
Liu
UN3207 Online Only

 

Western Theater Traditions
Worthen
UN3150

Spring 2021

Renaissance Imperial Spain
Bodart
UN2305

Renaissance Imperial Spain
Bodart
UN2305

Pre-Columbian Art and Architecture
Trever
UN2702

Mediterranean Maps
Mellon
UN3316

Medieval Latin
Franklin
GU4152

English Literature to 1500
Howard
UN3336

Advanced Old English
Dailey
GU4790

Medieval Cultures of the Book
Baswell
GU4001

Renaissance England and the Poetry of Experiment 
Windhauser
 

Trade and Traffic with Early Modern England 
Stewart

The Ottoman Empire
Sen
UN  2701

Medieval Franciscans and Their World
Senocak
GU4699

The Qur'an in Euope
Tommasino
GU4022

Dante's Divina Commidea II
Barolini
GU4092 Section 2

Italian Renaissance Romance Epic II
Cavallo
GU4098

Court Cultures and Aesthetics in History, 35-1750
Samyak Ghosh
UN3621

Chinease Religious Traditions
UN2307
TBA

Hinduism 
UN2309
Hawley

Museums and Sacred Things
UN3232
Bender

 

Summer 2021

Sacred Travel, Shrines, and Souvenirs in the Medieval World
Boomer
AHIS UN3XXX

Titian
Bodart
AHIS UN3XXX

Beowulf
Yerkes

Chaucer's Troilus and Criseyde
Yerkes

 

Censorship and Freedom of Expression in Early Modern Europe
Chamberlin
UN 3120

Medieval Society, Politics, and Ethics: Major Texts
Kosto
GU 4061

Islam
Un2305
Haider