Dr. Jana Schulman, Director of the Medieval Institute since 2015, will be stepping down as Director and returning to the faculty of English on June 30, 2022. After working together with Dr. Schulman over the past year as Deputy Director, Dr. Robert Berkhofer, Associate Professor of History, will assume the role of Director on July 1, 2022.

MDVL 1000: The Middle Ages, Then and Now, a course designed to introduce students to the medieval past in the modern imagination, is being taught for the first time in fall 2022 and fulfills WMU Essential Studies requirements.

MDVL 2000: Voices of the Middle Ages fulfills both Western Essential Studies and General Education requirements.