Prerequisite: HIST 202 or 204 or ART 220, or permission of the instructor. (Second semester—as needed/3 credits)
A study of medieval European society through Romanesque and Gothic art and architecture, focusing on the uses and meanings of such buildings as cathedrals, monasteries and pilgrimage churches. Building technology, sculpture and the book arts will also be explored. There will be field trips to the Washington National Cathedral and the Walters Art Gallery.