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College of Liberal Arts

University of Mississippi

AH 408 Seminar Coming Spring 2013

Christine de Pisan Lecturing Men

Need upper-­‐division credits and a fine arts class for Spring Semester? Enroll in Seminar in Art History: Medieval Women in Art: Artists, Patrons, and Subjects, AH 408 (AH 508 for graduate students), Spring Semester 2013, 2:00–4:45 Tuesdays.

This course fulfills fine arts requirement for College of Liberal Arts students, upper-­‐division art history requirement for art studio majors, medieval art history requirement for Art History majors, and course requirement for the Medieval Studies minor. Students in Art, Art History, English, History, Modern Languages, and Religion are particularly encouraged to register for this class.

There is no art history prerequisite, but permission of instructor is required. Permission may be obtained by contacting Professor Nancy L. Wicker ( or the Department of Art (662-915-7193).

In this class, we will consider the roles of women in medieval art as: artists producing paintings, manuscripts, prints, textiles, and jewelry; patrons sponsoring and paying for artworks; consumers of art, whether as status symbols or devotional objects; and subjects of art, particularly Mary and Eve, representing good and evil.