Medieval Portland

Instructor Name: 
Ann McClanan
Course Description: 

This capstone will investigate the diverse objects from the Medieval and Early Modern periods (c. 1000-1750 CE) located in the Portland Area. A particular focus on understudied material in the John Wilson Special Collections of Multnomah County Library, which provides an invaluable cross-section of the transition from the manuscript to the printed book. No background in art history is needed, but strong research and writing skills are required. Knowledge of a foreign language is also helpful. Contact the instructor, Anne McClanan at for more information.