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Syracuse University, College of Arts and Sciences

Minor in Medieval and Renaissance Studies

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Students who minor in Medieval & Renaissance Studies explore the vibrant historical, social, visual, intellectual, political, religious, and literary cultures of the Middle Ages and Renaissance (c. 300-1800). Taught by dynamic scholars whose teaching and research interests span medieval and early modern Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Europe, and the Americas, courses in the minor give students the opportunity engage with perennially relevant issues related to life, death, sexuality, faith, power, conflict, ingenuity, and creativity.

The minor is open to all undergraduates.

Total Credits Required: 18

Romano Prize

Named for emeritus Professor of History Dennis Romano, each year the Romano Prize is given to an exceptional student in the Medieval & Renaissance Studies Program.

Past Winners:

2020: Devyn Whitaker
2019: Kate Bajorek
2018: Not awarded
2017: Lily Sarkisian
2016: Kendra Morris

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