MST230H1: The Middle Ages in Modern Life: Games, Television, and the Popular Imagination

Hours

24L

Modern culture retains a fascination with the middle ages. In many cases, the Mediaeval world or more often ideas about the Mediaeval world, feature in modern entertainment, politics, or literature. This course explores the ways the middle ages have been interpreted and reinterpreted in various aspects of modern culture such as role playing games, videogames, television, literature, and iconography.

Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Creative and Cultural Representations (1)