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New Gifts to Support Medieval Art Scholarship

Gifts from U-M Professor Emerita Ilene Forsyth establish new professorship in medieval art and program support.

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.