Hosted by Western Michigan University's Medieval Institute, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of around 3,000 scholars interested in medieval studies. The congress features 550-575 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops and performances. There are also some 100 business meetings and receptions sponsored by learned societies, associations and institutions. The exhibits hall boasts nearly 70 exhibitors, including publishers, used book dealers and purveyors of medieval sundries. The congress lasts three and a half days, extending from Thursday morning, with sessions beginning at 10 a.m., until Sunday at noon.
Program of the 51st International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 12-15, 2016)
Special feature: Lecture/performance by Corina Marti (open to all congress attendees at no additional cost)
On-site congress registration opens at noon on Wednesday, May 11.
The 52nd International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place May 11-14, 2017.
The deadline for session proposals is June 1, 2016.