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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Research Output

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

  • 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

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

    Dissimulation (taqiyya) and Abrogation

    Michael H Dann (Speaker)
    Apr 12 2011

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk

    Merit Prize

    Michael H Dann (Recipient)
    20092014

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

    Critical Language Enhancement Award for language study in Morocco

    Michael H Dann (Recipient)
    2007

    Activity: Other activity typesTypes of Award - Fellowship awarded competitively

    Muhammad in Mecca

    Michael H Dann (Speaker)
    Jul 16 2013

    Activity: Talk typesInvited talk