The Politics of Gender in Medieval and Early Modern Europe

History 456

Usual Description

This colloquium has a two aims: to examine how medieval and early modern Europeans constructed and performed conceptual binaries such as male/female and mind/body, and also to consider the ways in which gender studies have transformed the doing of history. To this end we will analyze historians, work on the topics of sexuality, spirituality, the family, political authority, economic production and scientific enquiry for the period ranging from 1000 to 1700.

Areas of Interest
Time Periods

1000 - 1700

Course Listings

These are all of the listings of this course recorded in the Oberlin course catalog since the fall of 2007.

Listing Semester Professor
History 456
History 456 Taught by Ellen Wurtzel