Personal profile

Research interests

Cultural Contact in Medieval Iberia Literary Theory and Cultural Studies Hebrew and Arabic cultures of Europe The Medieval Mediterranean and its Legacy Sephardic Traditions Mediterranean Studies Religious Studies & Philosophies

Education / Academic qualification

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, IRVINE

20072009

UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA, BERKELEY

19952001

University of California, Davis

19931995

External positions

Director of Medieval Studies, UMN

2016 → …

Affiliate Faculty in Religious Studies, UMN

2016 → …

Affilate Faculty in Early Modern History, UMN

2010 → …

Affiliate Faculty in Jewish Studies, UMN

2010 → …

Keywords

  • Arabic
  • Medieval Iberia
  • Hebrew Literature and culture
  • Spanish
  • Al-Andalus
  • Manuscript Studies
  • Material Culture
  • Islam
  • Judaism
  • philosophy
  • cultural production
  • literature
  • Spain
  • Religion
  • Jewish Studies

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Medieval Period Arts & Humanities
Iberia Arts & Humanities
Religion Arts & Humanities
Jews Arts & Humanities
Manuscripts Arts & Humanities
Faith Arts & Humanities
Poetry Arts & Humanities
Iberian Peninsula Arts & Humanities

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Research Output 1996 2018

Astrology, Jinn, and Magical Healing in al- Saraqustī’s Forty-sixth maqāma

Hamilton, M. M. 2018 The Study of al-Andalus: The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe. Hamilton, M. & Wacks, D. (eds.). Harvard Univ. Press, p. 122-139 (ILEX)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Medieval Period
Astrology
Healing
Possession
Jinn

Food and Death: Foodways and Communities in the Danza general de la muerte

Hamilton, M. M. & Morris, M. 2018 Forging communities: Food and representation in medieval and early modern Southwestern Europe . Piera, M. (ed.). The University of Arkansas Press, p. 35-54 (Food and Footways)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

foodways
death
Food
Jews
clothing

The Speech of Strangers: The Tale of the Andalusi Phoenix

Hamilton, M. M. 2018 Animal Languages in the Middle Ages : Representations of Interspecies Communication. Langdon, A. (ed.). Palgrave, Macmillan, p. 69-87 (New Middle Ages)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (peer-reviewed)

Animals
Stranger
Thought
Material World
Medieval Period

The Study of al-Andalus: The Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe

Hamilton, M. M. & Wacks, D. 2018 The Study of Al-Andalus: Scholarship and Legacy of James T. Monroe . Hamilton, M. & Wacks, D. (eds.). Harvard Univ. Press, p. 1-16 (ILEX; no. 19)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingForeword/postscript

Al-Andalus
Discourse
Arabic Literature
Cultural Studies
Comparative Literature

Activities 2005 2018

Doug Christie

Hamilton, M. M. (Host)
Feb 15 2018

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor

Jay Rubsenstein

Hamilton, M. M. (Host)
Apr 19 2018

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor

Mapping Race in Medieval Iberia

Hamilton, M. M. (Invited speaker)
Mar 22 2018

Activity: Invited presentation

Jennifer Awes-Freeman

Hamilton, M. M. (Host)
Nov 30 2018

Activity: Hosting an academic visitor

"Food Fights: Sephardic Food and Identity in Medieval Spain"

Hamilton, M. M. (Invited speaker)
Feb 7 2018

Activity: Invited presentation

Press / Media

Magic, Miracles, and Medicine in Medieval Spain

Michelle M Hamilton

12/16/16

1 media contribution

Press / Media: Public Engagement Activities