Game of Thrones and History
0.5 Credit - Fall

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

Explores how the cultural phenomenon of Game of Thrones, originating in the popular novels of George R.R. Martin, draws upon, adapts, and/or represents medieval cultural artifacts, beliefs, and practices. Students also examine how particular attitudes toward the Middle Ages are perpetuated by Game of Thrones multi-media, such as television, video games, board games, museum exhibits, fan communities, and fan fiction.

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