The middle ages were a time of prolific growth in art, science, literature and architecture. Become an expert in this era with a minor in medieval studies.

Overview

Calvin's group minor in medieval studies is designed to critically examine the medieval roots of modern culture. The interdisciplinary program features courses in art, history, music, philosophy and religion and will prepare you  for graduate school work, in a variety of topics such as classics, english, history, art history, or medieval studies.

Careers in Medieval Studies

  • Archivist
  • Teacher
  • Journalist
  • Gallery Manager
  • Librarian
  • Museum Worker
  • Publisher
  • Copy Editor
  • Production Assistant
  • Computer Game Designer
  • More

See job placement rates for Calvin grads.

Student involvement

Spend an interim abroad in Italy; Study under a faculty of devoted, Christian educators; Submit your work to the Chimes or Dialogue.

Scholarships

New students are automatically considered for general academic scholarships ranging from $1,000-15,000 based on a careful review of their application materials.

For a complete listing of departmental scholarships available to first-year students, use the Scholarship Search ».

Faculty

Rebecca DeYoung

Rebecca DeYoung
Professor
Department of Philosophy
HH 345
rdeyoung@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6418

Craig Hanson

Craig Hanson
Associate Professor
Department of Art and Art History
SC 209
cah26@calvin.edu
(616) 526-7544

Matthew Lundberg

Matthew Lundberg
Associate Professor, on leave 2012-13
Department of Religion
HL 385
mdl4@calvin.edu
(616) 526-8875

Henry Luttikhuizen

Henry Luttikhuizen
Professor of Art History
Department of Art and Art History
SC 105B
lutt@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6327

Karen Saupe

Karen Saupe
Co-Director of RAC Program, Professor
Department of English
CFAC 294
ksaupe@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6467

Laura Smit

Laura Smit
Associate Professor
Department of Religion
HH 302
lsmit@calvin.edu
(616) 526-8580

Timothy Steele

Timothy Steele
Associate Professor; Department Chair (Musicology, Music Theory)
Associate Professor
Department of Music
CF 237
ths3@calvin.edu
(616) 526-8523

Christina Van Dyke

Christina Van Dyke
Associate Professor
Department of Philosophy
HH 350
cvdyke@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6676

Frans van Liere

Frans van Liere
Professor, director of Medieval Studies program, sabb leave 2012-13
Department of History
HH 485
fvliere@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6535

Mark Williams

Mark Williams
Professor
Academic Dean for Arts, Languages, and Education
Department of Classics
SC 383C
wilm@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6203

Talk to us

Frans van Liere Frans van Liere
Program Director
Department of History
HH 485
fvliere@calvin.edu
(616) 526-6535

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