Societies of the World 41 and History 1101: Medieval Europe (as Head Teaching fellow)

Semester: 

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• Head Teaching Fellow, Guest Lecturer and Teaching Fellow (for two different years).
• Teaching award, twice.

Course Description: From the ruins of the ancient world, women and men created a new civilization: Europe. Combining history, archaeology, and science, this course examines the extraordinary transformations of belief systems, warfare, technology, law and government, business practices, food production, disease, and climate in the Middle Ages, between the fall of Rome and the Italian Renaissance. Themes include the spread of Christianity, the challenge of Islam, the Vikings, Crusades, feudalism, Europe’s economic rise, and the Black Death.