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Prof. Nahyan Fancy to Participate in NYC Roundtable, 'Global Medieval'

Prof. Nahyan Fancy to Participate in NYC Roundtable, 'Global Medieval'

November 26, 2014

Nahyan Fancy, associate professor of history at DePauw University, will be among the presenters at "Global Medieval," a December 5 roundtable at CUNY's (City University of New York) Graduate Center (365 Fifth Avenue). The program, presented by the Medieval Club of New York will begin at 7:30 p.m. Dr. Fancy's presentation is titled "The Movement of Medical Texts and Commentators in Western Eurasia after 1300."

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The author of Science and Religion in Mamluk Egypt: Ibn al-Nafis, Pulmonary Transit and Bodily Resurrection, Professor Fancy has been teaching Middle Eastern History and History of Science at DePauw since 2006. The recipient of a B.A. from Knox College and a Ph.D. in history and philosophy of science from University of Notre Dame, his research interests are in medieval Islamic science and medicine, and intellectual history.

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