Undergraduate Program

Undergraduate Courses 2021-2022


The Medieval Studies Program modifies this course list with updates from the courses' home departments whenever new information is provided. Students with questions about what courses will be accepted for credit should contact the program director, Benjamin Saltzman, at saltzman@uchicago.edu. Please also consult departmental listings.

Featured Autumn Medieval Studies Course:

Jewish and Islamic Ethics in al-Andalus, taught by Jim Robinson and Yousef Casewit

This course will include readings in Jewish and Islamic ethics from al-Andalus and the Maghrib with a focus on the writings of Maimonides (d. 1204) -- especially his "Eight Chapters" and Commentary on Avot (completed in the 1160s) and Ibn al-Mar'a of Malaga (d. 1214) -- especially his commentary on Ibn al-'Arif.

Medieval Studies in the College Catalog