MST234H1: Women's Lives in Mediaeval Europe

Hours

24L

Using an interdisciplinary lens, this course explores the experiences of Mediaeval women. Some attention will be given to subjects such as the idea of the Mediaeval feminine, holiness and femininity, and appropriate feminine behaviour. At the same time, we will look at the social and cultural roles of women in society for instance the gendered ideals of marriage, guild structures, and childrearing.

Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)