Medievalists.net is starting to offer online courses for those interested in the Middle Ages! Our second course is Medieval Gender and Sexuality with Eleanor Janega, which begins on October 7th. Here are the details on how to enroll.
This six-week course is an introduction to conceptions of gender and sexuality in the medieval period. Each week historian Eleanor Janega discusses the philosophical and societal underpinnings that shaped culture and relationships from the 5th to the 15th century.
The course starts on October 7th with live classes each Friday (at 5 pm London time BST/GMT). This six-week course will feature live sessions over video, plus resources and readings.
The courses will be run through Thinkific, a leading platform for online education.
Eleanor Janega is a medieval historian based in London, UK. Her areas of expertise are sexuality, apocalypticism, propaganda, and the urban experience in the Middle Ages generally, and in late medieval Bohemia more specifically. She has taught at the London School of Economics since 2015. Eleanor is passionate about public history and her work has appeared in the Washington Post, BBC History, and History Today, among other outlets. She also writes the popular blog Going Medieval. She is the host of the Going Medieval and Medieval Pleasures series on History Hit Television. Her next book The Once and Future Sex: Going Medieval on Women’s Roles in Society is out in January on W.W. Norton.