About Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Medieval and Renaissance Studies will amplify your liberal arts education by focusing on an especially rich and diverse period of cultural history. A strong complement to an English or history major, this interdisciplinary minor supplies you with a deep understanding of the differences and continuities between the two eras, as well as their influence on the world today.
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Med-Ren program director Holly Barbaccia can tell you why Star Wars is 'totally medieval'
Examining 14th-century manuscripts and suits of armor are 'extracurricular activities' for Med-Ren minors.
Most minors complete the program by taking independent studies on topics they design with help from a professor.