Sex, Science, and the Social Order: Women in the Middle Ages
What was life like in the middle ages for the medieval woman? How has life changed? A discussion and analysis of many of the seminal works of the Castilian middle ages informs us of the laws and customs particular to the Castilian Middle Ages, and delves into the position of women within the context of the court, the town, the convent, the brothel, and the outskirts of society.
[Warning: FOR MATURE AUDIENCES ONLY!!!! Certain works studied in class may be “racier” than anticipated!!! Please bear this in mind if you sign up for this course.]