Catalogue 2014 - 2015

HIST 312 The Renaissance: Art and Mayhem


3 cr.


Junior standing.

Course Description

This course will explore the important shift in European culture and society during the years 1300-1500, with special emphasis on the city of Florence. A wide range of cultural sources (art, literature, personal diaries, etc.) will be studied to help understand this crucial period.


Satisfies either the cultural studies perspective or historical perspective requirement.