Courses in 2019-20

The preliminary Course List for 2020-2021 can be found here.

The preliminary Course Timetable for Fall 2020 can be found here.

The preliminary Course Timetable for Spring 2021 can be found here.

The Course Timetable for Spring 2020 can be found here.

Course List for 2019-2020 (subject to change) last updated: 15 November 2019

In addition to those offered by the Centre for Medieval Studies, students may enrol in courses offered by other departments relating to the Middle Ages. Approved courses from other departments are cross-listed below; other relevant courses not listed here may be taken in consultation with the Associate Director or the PhD Co-ordinator. NB: Course offerings are subject to change. All details concerning course offerings cross-listed from other departments should be checked with the relevant academic department as changes can occur which may not be reflected in our listing.

  • Staff indicates that the course is team-taught, or rotates among various faculty members.
  • Y and L indicate full-year courses.
  • F and S indicate half-year courses taught, respectively, in the fall and spring terms.
  • H indicates half-year courses.

To enrol in a course on ROSI, provide the course code in a format without spaces, and with an additional Y (for full-year courses) or H (for half courses), following the examples below:

  • MST 1000 Y: MST1000Y, section Y
  • MST 1101 F: MST1101H, section F

Please refer to the calendar of the School of Graduate Studies for information about regulations.
MST 1000Y     Medieval Latin I/A. Andrée/C. O’Hogan (M-F 1-2 pm; LI 301)

MST 1001Y     Medieval Latin II/S. Ghosh (M-F 1-2 pm; LI 310)

MST 1002F      Advanced Latin: Boethius/P. King (PR: Level Two Latin pass or MST 1001Y or permission of the instructor) (T 2-4 pm; LI 301)

MST 1003HY Professional Development for Medieval Studies PhDs/S. Ghosh (F 11–1 pm; LI 310)

MST 1104F      Latin Palaeography I/S. Pelle (PR: Level One Latin pass) (T 10-12; KL–PIMS ‘L’)

MST 1107S      Latin Textual Criticism/A. Andrée (PR: Level One Latin pass and MST 1104H or MST 1105H) (R 10-12; KL–PIMS ‘L’)

MST 1110S      Diplomatics and Diplomatic Editing/S. Ghosh (PR: Level One Latin pass, MST1104H &/or MST1105H) (T 2-4 pm; LI 301)

MST 1111HY     Higher Seminar in Editing Ancient and Medieval Texts/A. Andree (PR: Level One Latin pass) (R 3-5 pm; LI 310) (for PhD students only)

MST 1388S    The Junius Manuscript/R. Getz (R 10-12; LI 103)

MST 1422S      Intro to the Study of Magic in the Middle Ages/J. Haines (R 11-1 pm; LI 310)

MST 2030Y      Old and Middle Irish/B. Miles (T 2-4 pm; LI 310)

MST 3124F      Medieval Studies in the Digital Age/A. Bolintineanu (W 2-5 pm; CR lab)

MST 3226S      Medieval Mediterranean History/M. Meyerson (M 10-12; LI 301)

MST 3232F      Vernacular literature in medieval Europe: status and function/D. Kullmann (PR: Basic reading knowledge of Latin and at least one medieval vernacular language) (W 11-1 pm; LI 103)

MST 3244S      Patron Saints of Early Medieval Italy/N. Everett (R 10-12; LI 301)

MST 3311S      Topics in Medieval Metaphysics/D. Black (W 10 -12; LI 301)

MST 3327F      Free Will & Human Action in Medieval Philosophy/M. Pickave (M 2-4; LI 301)

MST 3501F      Intro to Medieval Christian Liturgy/J. Haines (R 11-1 pm; LI 310)

MST 3601S      Medieval Spanish Sources in Context: Siete Partidas/Y. Iglesias (W 2-4 pm; LI 310)

MST 9310F      Directed Reading/Staff

MST 9310S      Directed Reading/Staff

MST 9310Y     Directed Reading/Staff

MST 9315F      Directed Reading/Staff

MST 9315S      Directed Reading/Staff

MST 9315Y     Directed Reading/Staff

Art History

FAH 1127S Early Medieval Art/A. Cohen (W 10-12; TBA)

Book History and Print Culture (Collaborative Program)

BKS 1001F      Introduction to Book History

BKS 1002S      Book History in Practice

BKS 2000H      Advanced Seminar in Book History and Print Culture

BKS 2001H      Practicum in Book History and Print Culture

Classical Studies

Comparative Literature

East Asian Studies


ENG 1001F    Old English I/D. Klausner (T 11-1 pm; LI 301)

ENG 1551F    Chaucer’s Canterbury Tales/K. Gaston (R 2-4 pm; LI 301)

French Language and Literature

FRE 1164F Initiation à l’ancien français/D. Kullmann (M 11 – 1 pm)

Germanic Languages and Literature

GER 6000F   Reading German for Graduate Students (for CMS PhD students only)

GER 6000S   Reading German for Graduate Students (for CMS PhD students only)


HIS 1712F Topics on the History of Ethiopia/M. Gervers (W 11 – 1 pm; SS 2101)

Italian Studies

ITA 1535F Fortune in Medieval Italian Literature/E. Brilli (M 11- 1 pm; CR 106)
ITA 1736F Working with Pre-Modern Italian Texts: From Transcription to Translation/K. Eisenbichler (T 2-4 pm; NF 231)

Near and Middle Eastern Civilizations

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Religious Studies

RLG 3212S    Martyrdom and Christian Identity/K. Smith (M 10-12; JHB 214)

Slavic Languages and Literatures

Toronto School of Theology

SMH 5611S Historical Theology: Theories and Practices/J. Ginther (R 11 – 1 pm)

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Alumni Hall, 121 St Joseph Street
Birge–Carnegie Library, 75a Queen’s Park
Bancroft Building, 4 Bancroft Avenue
Comparative Literature Seminar Room, Isabel Bader Theatre 93 Charles Street West, 3rd floor
Carr Hall, 100 St Joseph Street
Music Library, Edward Johnson Building, 80 Queen’s Park
Innis College, 2 Sussex Avenue
Jackman Humanities Building, 170 St George Street
PIMS Library, J.M. Kelly Library, 113 St Joseph Street, 4th floor
Gerald Larkin Building, 15 Devonshire Place
Lillian Massey Building, 125 Queen’s Park, 3rd floor (SE corner of Bloor Street & Queen’s Park)
Colin Friesen Room, Massey College, 4 Devonshire Place
Northrop Frye Hall, 73 Queen’s Park Crescent East
Odette Hall, 50 St Joseph Street
Pontifical Institute of Mediæval Studies (PIMS), 59 Queen’s Park Crescent East
E.J. Pratt Library, 71 Queen’s Park Crescent East
Thomas Fisher Rare Book Library, 120 St George Street
Robarts Library, Dictionary of Old English, Room 14284, 14th floor, 130 St George Street
Sidney Smith Hall, 100 St George Street
Trinity College, 6 Hoskin Avenue
Teefy Hall, 57 Queen’s Park Crescent East
University College, 12 King’s College Circle
Victoria College, 73 Queen’s Park Crescent East
Wilson Hall, New College, 40 Willcocks Street