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Leap Year: A Glitch in Time

Professor Rudi Lindner talks about the messiness of early calendrics

"RayFest" Honors Professor Ray Van Dam

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

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.