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"RayFest" Honors Professor Ray Van Dam

Current, Former Students Organize Conference on “Cities, Saints, and Memory in Late Antiquity”

Article Cites Professor Alexander Knysh

Alexander Knysh is Professor of Islamic Studies at the Department of Near Eastern Studies.

At Michigan, Medieval and Early Modern Studies is an interdisciplinary program with students and faculty from many departments and degree programs across the university. Among similar programs nationally and internationally, MEMS is distinctive because of its global conception—embracing work on the Middle East, Africa, Asia, and the Americas as well as Europe, the traditional focus of MEMS scholarship.