What Shaped Western Culture

Instructions: What shaped Western culture in the period 1300-1550 more: the Black Death’s emphasis on the afterlife (the hereafter) or the Renaissance’s emphasis on human achievement (the here and now)? Choose one of these and explain your perspective. Start with a statement identifying your choice; […]

Music and dance

Question: This week we will be discussing the ways music and dance can be used to communicate social and/or political ideas, and how examining music and dance can help us gain a greater understanding of historical events and the influences on those works. You may […]