Seminar: Medieval Blood

  • Enseignement

    Détails

    Faculté Faculté des lettres et des sciences humaines
    Domaine Anglais
    Code UE-L06.01035
    Langues Anglais
    Type d'enseignement Séminaire
    Cursus Master
    Semestre(s) SA-2020

    Horaires et salles

    Horaire résumé Mardi 08:15 - 10:00, Hebdomadaire

    Enseignement

    Enseignants
    Description

    Blood in the medieval period was much more than simply red fluid in human veins. Defined diversely by theologians, medics, satirists and dramatists, it was matter, text, waste, cure, soul, God, and the means by which relationships were defined, sacramentalised and destroyed. Blood was also a controversial ingredient in the production of matter, from organic and medical to mechanical and alchemical. Debates about the nature and function of blood raised questions about the limits of identity, God’s will for his creatures, science’s encounter with the self, and the structure of families and communities, and its impact was felt in artistic constructions on stage, in print, and on canvas.  Discussions will cover a range of topics including blood and revenge, blood and gender, blood and genre, royal blood, blood and wounding, blood and race, blood on the stage, blood and witchcraft, blood and sacrifice.

    5.09   medical blood: spontaneous bleeding

    22.09   medical blood: women, menstruation and lactation

    29.09   bleeding trees and bleeding heroes: Dream of the Rood

    06.10   bloody knights: Malory’s Sir Perceval, Sir Urry

    13.10   Jewish blood: the Croxton Play of the Sacrament

    20.10   sacramental blood: the Croxton Play II

    27.10   blood and the Grail: Chretien de Troyes

    03.11   contemplative blood: Julian

    10.11   affective blood: passion lyrics

    17.11   bloody sheets, bloody cloths

    24.11   blood and witches, blood and kings

    01.12   stage blood

    08.12   No class

    15.12   Conclusions

    Objectifs de formation
    • Developing knowledge of Middle English language
    • Understanding of medieval scientific theories about blood
    • Appreciation of the medieval theological discussions about blood, particularly in relation to the Eucharist
    • Acquaintance with medieval medical and alchemical ideas
    • Knowledge of blood in medieval theatre, and associated ‘special effects’
    • Appreciation of blood and its signification in medieval romance
    Softskills
    Non
    Hors domaine
    Non
    BeNeFri
    Non
    Mobilité
    Non
    UniPop
    Non
  • Dates et salles
    Date Heure Type d'enseignement Lieu
    15.09.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    22.09.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    29.09.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    06.10.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    13.10.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    20.10.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    27.10.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    03.11.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    10.11.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    17.11.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    24.11.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    01.12.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
    15.12.2020 08:15 - 10:00 Cours MIS 03, salle 3014
  • Modalités d'évaluation

    Séminaire - Hors session

    Mode d'évaluation Par note, Par réussi/échec
  • Affiliation
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