Academic Collaboration: Reframing Teaching about the Medieval World Sites of Encounter in the Medieval World: The Indian Ocean Laura J. Mitchell History Department, UC Irvine [email protected]
Geography of the 2014 MAA program
Civilizations, one by one Prioritize global coverage Connections, comparisons, common themes Approaches to world history
What are the dates for the medieval period? Are these dates universally applicable? What ideas and images come to your mind in response to the term “medieval”? A shared vocabulary
What is Medieval?
What makes the Indian Ocean a historical region?
Silk Roads on land and sea, c. 300 C.E.