Welcome to the world of Medieval and Early Modern Studies
Angkor Wat, Cambodia. Early 12th century
St. Augustine of Hippo
Detail. Ecole Fontainebleau, Allegorie de l'eau, late 16th c.
"Print Workshop," circa 1580-1590, by Giovanni Stradano, engraved by Philop Galle.
Annotated page from Essays of Montaigne
World Map, c 1320
Rasa Mancha Temple-Bishnupur, 1584
Johannes Vermeer, Girl with a Pearl Earring, 1665
Explore Medieval and Early Modern 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.
- MEMS Kick-off 2014
Speaker: MEMS Summer Researchers
- CSEAS: Commodity Flows, Diaspora Networking, and Contested Agency in the Eastern Indian Ocean c.700-1500
Speaker: Kenneth Hall, Ball State University
- ISP Lecture. “Arab Influences on European Musical Traditions during the Era of the Crusades.”
Speaker: Dwight Reynolds, professor of religious studies, University of California, Santa Barbara
- 5:30 PM