Oct 18, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalogue 
2020-2021 Catalogue [ARCHIVED CATALOGUE]

ART 361 - Saints and She-Devils (1)

Examination of some of the most common depictions of women during the late Medieval and Renaissance periods, beginning with Eve and the Virgin Mary. Themes include popular images of the hag, the witch, and the prostitute as well as other depictions that demonstrate how man is led astray by feminine wiles. Readings span from the Bible and Thomas Aquinas to contemporary scholars in gender studies. This course also counts towards the GSS major. Prerequisite: GSS 171 , HIS 102 , HIS 304 , HIS 319 , REL 222  or any 200-level art history course. Alternate years. No alternate grade option. [AH]