MST340H1: Mediaeval Genders and Sexualities

Hours

24L

This course explores ideas of gender and sexuality in the mediaeval world. In particular it examines the links between the two throughout history, the social religious, and literary ideas of marriage and reproduction. Through close readings of primary sources including literature, canon law, penitentials, sermons, and medical treatises, students will explore the boundaries between the worlds of biology and culture.

Prerequisite
Completion of 9.0 credits
Distribution Requirements
Humanities
Breadth Requirements
Thought, Belief and Behaviour (2)