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Faculty Highlights: Prof. Hamilton Talks About Her New Book

Michelle Hamilton offers a new perspective in the field of medieval studies in her new book The Study of al-Andalus: the Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe. This volume brings scholarship on Andalusi culture to an English-speaking audience and casts Monroe’s work into greater relief as part of—and as a foil to—current debates about Muslims and the cultures and traditions of the Arabic-speaking world.
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CLA's collaborative explorations of the premodern era are so impressive that the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation announced a grant of more than $600,000 to create the initial structures for a newly integrated Consortium for the Study of the Premodern World (CSPW) at the University of Minnesota.