Michael H Dann

20082017
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Personal profile

Research Interests

Early Islamic history, medieval and modern Islamic thought, sectarianism, Sunnism and Shi’ism, hadith, biographical literature, historical memory, modern Islamic historiography.

Education

Ph.D. Princeton University, 2015
B.A. University of Michigan, 2006

Honors & Awards

Fellow at Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies, 2014-15
Fulbright Grant, 2007-8

Teaching

RLST 214: Introduction to Islam
RLST 223: The Qur’an
RLST 480: Islamic Law

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Historical Memory Arts & Humanities
History Arts & Humanities
Hagiography Arts & Humanities
Sunnism Arts & Humanities
Hadith Arts & Humanities
Sectarianism Arts & Humanities
Early Islamic Arts & Humanities
Shi'ism Arts & Humanities

Research Output 2008 2017

Between history and hagiography: The mothers of the Imams in Imami historical memory

Dann, M. H., Jan 1 2017, Concubines and Courtesans: Women and Slavery in Islamic History. Oxford University Press, p. 244-265 22 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Hagiography
History
Historical Memory
Concubine
Abbasid

Between History and Hagiography: The Mothers of the Imams in Imami Historical Memory

Dann, M. H., Gordon, M. (ed.) & Hain, K. (ed.), 2015, Songs and Sons: Women, Slavery and Social Mobility in the Medieval Islamic World. Oxford University Press

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Modern Islamic Scholarship Between Sectarian History and Histories of Sectarianism

Dann, M. H., Sep 19 2015.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

A Muslim at Proudfoot’s Table: al-Ghazali on Experience

Dann, M. H., Mar 8 2014.

Research output: Contribution to conferencePaper

Activities 2007 2014

  • 9 Invited talk
  • 4 Types of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies Dissertation Completion Fellowship

Michael H Dann (Recipient)
20142015

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

Merit Prize

Michael H Dann (Recipient)
20092014

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

William J. Fulbright Grant for research in Morocco

Michael H Dann (Recipient)
20072008

Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

Methodology in the Study of Contemporary Islamist Thought

Michael H Dann (Speaker)
May 8 2014

Activity: Talk typesInvited talk