Faculty of Arts


HISTORY 736 A & B
HISTORY 736

Medieval Women, c.1100-1500


Description

A study of the history and historiography of medieval women, this course considers what medieval women’s history consists of, how it can or should be written and why it is worth writing.

Reading/Texts: Erler, Mary C. & Maryanne Kowaleski (eds), Gendering the Master Narrative: Women and Power in the Middle Ages, Ithaca, 2003; Leyser, Henrietta, Medieval Women: A Social History of Women in England 450-1500, London, 1995; Shahar, Shulamith, The Fourth Estate: A History of Women in the Middle Ages, 2nd edn, New York, 2003; Ward, Jennifer, Women in Medieval Europe 1200-1500, London, 2002. Assessment 100% coursework: book review (2500 words) 30%; seminar essay (2500 words) 30%; research essay (5000) 40%

Availability 2012

Semester 1 and 2 (full year)

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Associate Professor Kim Phillips

Points

HISTORY 736A: 15.0 points

HISTORY 736B: 15.0 points

HISTORY 736: 30.0 points


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