In the coming academic year (2017–2018), the University of Sheffield is launching a new interdisciplinary module in Early Modern Studies, run through the Interdisciplinary Programmes Office.
This 15-credit module will be available to MA students throughout the Faculty of Arts & Humanities, team-taught by early modernists from across the Faculty (see SCEMS Staff & Fellows) and assessed through a portfolio. It will have a distinctive regional focus, giving students of Music, Literature, Language(s), History and Archaeology the opportunity to consider the characteristics of ‘Renaissance’ in South Yorkshire, Derbyshire, and the North of England.
Students taking this module will also be encouraged to participate in SCEMS extensive programme of events, including opportunities for off-site learning and masterclasses from visiting speakers. The module will also connect effectively with the MA in Public Humanities, core courses in Early Modern History, and Early Modern pathways in the School of English. It may also be available as part of the University’s Doctoral Development Programme.
Final decisions on content and teaching style are still subject to consultation (link to survey coming very soon!).