The TV Show 'Game of Thrones' as an Educational Axis to Teach Medieval Hispanic Cultures

Perea-Rodriguez, Oscar (2018) The TV Show 'Game of Thrones' as an Educational Axis to Teach Medieval Hispanic Cultures. Imago Temporis. Medium Aevum, 2018 (12). pp. 471-501. ISSN 1888-3931

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In the Spring term 2012, I taught two university courses on the history, literature, and culture of medieval Spain. One was a seminar for master’s and doctoral students, entitled Occupy Spanish Medieval Literature: Subversion and Protest in 11th and 12th Century Spain and focused on the most problematic and subversive pieces of medieval Spanish literature. The other was a survey for undergraduate students, entitled Women Inside and Outside the Literary Canon of Medieval Spain; as its title indicates, the latter emphasised the presence/absence of women as authors and agents of cultural life, beyond the historical roles typically considered “feminine”. At the risk of using a cliché, I enjoyed teaching these courses enormously and was very satisfied with the final result: both undergraduate and graduate students attained the objectives of the course and they did so with pleasure, judging from the positive evaluations received at the end of the trimester

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