Gemma Pellissa Prades

Gemma Pellissa Prades is the coordinator of the MOOC Magic in the Middle Ages. She holds a Ph.D. in Catalan Language and Literature by the Universitat de Barcelona, where she was a lecturer when this project started. She is currently a Beatriu de Pinós Postdoctorall Fellow in the Department of the Classics at Harvard University. Her research interests are sentimental romances and fifteenth-century translations.

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Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)

Jun 27th 2022
Magic in the Middle Ages (Coursera)
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Magical thought has always attracted human imagination. In this course we will introduce you to the Middle Ages through a wide conception of magic. Students will have an approach to medieval culture, beliefs and practices from the perspective of History and History of Science. Popular magic, as well as [...]