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Animals in Late Antiquity

Rachel Neis launches a month-long forum on her blog @ancientjewreview

Medieval-Early Modern Theme for 2018-19 Frankel Fellows

Prof. Ryan Szpiech to lead this year's research program on Sepharic identities

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.

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