Checking date: 10/05/2018


Course: 2019/2020

The cultural legacy of the middle ages and the modern age
(17056)
Study: Master in Cultural Heritage (254)
EPH


Coordinating teacher: GARCIA HERNAN, DAVID

Department assigned to the subject: Department of Humanities: Geography, Contemporary History and Art

Type: Electives
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS

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Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results.
La riqueza de la herencia cultural hispánica durante las etapas Medieval y Moderna, con sus consecuencias en el mundo contemporáneo, se contemplan en esta asignatura que tiene como objetivo formar a los estudiantes en aspectos fundamentales de la cultura hispánica, en particular la española. A todas y a todos les resulta familiar aspectos de esta herencia como la afluencia al CAMINO DE SANTIAGO al que llegan gentes de todas partes del mundo, o la importancia cultural del SIGLO DE ORO español con repercusiones en las letras y las artes europeas. Los estudiantes de origen asiático pueden valorar la importancia cultural de los periodos Medieval y Moderno teniendo en cuenta que se trata de un tiempo coincidente con la época en la que el imperio chino pasaba por dinastías con un gran impacto cultural (Tang, Song, Yuan y Ming). 1. Adquirir los conocimientos necesarios para valorar la herencia recibida de la cultura medieval y renacentista 2. Profundizar en algunos de los temas fundamentales que el alumnado va a encontrar en la herencia cultural procedentes de tiempos lejanos y que permanecen en la cultura actual: análisis del mundo urbano, del panorama artístico y literario, del Humanismo, y de aspectos de carácter social que tienen incidencia en la cultura que ha llegado a nuestros días 3. Alcanzar el nivel de competencia que permita al alumnado identificar los fenómenos culturales que la actualidad ha heredado de las etapas Medieval y Moderna 4. Obtener una capacidad de análisis histórico a través de la práctica metodológica de los hechos culturales de esas etapas de la Historia. 5. Adquirir los conocimientos necesarios en relación con fuentes primarias y secundarias que permita al alumnado iniciarse en la investigación de la herencia cultural recibida de las etapas Medieval y Moderna
Description of contents: programme
Introduction to the cultural legacy of the Middle Ages.  - the cultural unity of the Mediterranean,  - Roman heritage and construction of Christianity  - its break with the rise of Islam. A rural world: monasteries and their role in ideology and culture  - the world of monasteries  - the contribution of monks to the formation of European culture A Christian and mythified world: the universe of pilgrimages  - the reasons for the pilgrimage  - Jerusalem and Rome  - Santiago de Compostela Cohabitation as a formula for cultural construction:  - Christians, Muslims and Jews in medieval Spain  - the relations between the three communities and their impact on the culture of the medieval Hispanic stage The medieval urban revival: The contemporary city and its medieval heritage  - general characteristics of the cities of the Middle Ages  - the current vision of the cities of the Middle Ages and their impact on the culture and the economy of cities The cathedrals as centers of attraction in contemporary historical-artistic ensembles  - the medieval ideology in relation to the Catholic Church  - the cathedral and its impact on medieval urban ensembles A fundamental institution: the University  - the beginnings of the institution: the studia generalia  - from yesterday to today: the evolution of the university institution and the preserved heritage The Middle Ages in the contemporary novel and cinema:  - the fashion of the medieval theme novel  - the vision of the Middle Ages through cinema Renaissance Humanism  - fundamental concepts  - the importance and meaning of the humanistic heritage in later societies The religious question in Divided Europe  - the religious problem and its incidence in the political world  - the consequences of the cultural sphere and the inheritance of the past The culture of war  - general characteristics in the European panorama and in particular in the Spanish Golden Age  - cultural manifestations in relation to the war The political culture of absolutism  - political changes and their impact on cultural heritage  - main cultural manifestations in relation to absolutism The nobiliary culture  - the impact on the culture of the social group with the greatest possibility of cultural formation  - the contribution of the nobility to the culture of the Modern Age Illustration  - the movement illustrated in Europe and in Spain  - the main authors of the Hispanic Enlightenment  - Carlos III the monarch illustrated by excellence in the Spanish cultural scene The new revolutionary ideas
Learning activities and methodology
1. Magisterial lessons The professor will dedicate part of the session to expose the knowledge that the students must acquire, and explain the pre-existing readings. The students will have previously received - in a global classroom - reference texts that will allow them to understand and deepen the contents of the subject taught. 2. Practical classes. Some of the classes will be dedicated to work with specific documentation, bibliographic, documentary, textual, or visual that allows students a more accurate approach to the contents of the subject, while encouraging debate on the aspects studied. 3. Discussion groups. As a consequence of classroom practices, or as part of these practices, debates will be held on specific problems that help students to better determine the specific skills that must be acquired in the course, promoting critical analysis and examination of documentary sources. both primary and secondary. 4. Exhibitions. The students will have the option to present the results and materials studied, with the aim of favoring learning and the acquisition of competences in the domain of presentation and public dissemination of the work carried out.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Antonio Domínguez Ortiz. Carlos III y la España de la Ilustración. Alianza Editorial. 2005
  • Francisco Javier Fernandez Conde (ed). Los reyes de Asturia y los orígenes del culto a la tumba del apóstol Santiago. Trea. 2017
  • García Hernán, David. Humanismo y sociedad del Renacimiento. Síntesis. 2017
  • García Hernán, David. La cultura de la guerra y el teatro del siglo de Oro,. Sílex. 2006
  • García de Cortázar, José Ángel. El monasterio medieval como célula social y espacio de convivencia . Fundación Santa María la Real. 2018
  • Ladero Quesada, Miguel Ángel. Ciudades de la España Medieval. Introducción a su estudio. Dykinson. 2010
  • Leclercq, Jean . El amor a las letras y el deseo de dios. Introducción a los autores monásticos de la Edad Media.. Sígueme. 2009
  • Soria Mesa, Enrique. La nobleza en la España Moderna. Marcial Pons. 2007

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.