The Richard Rawlinson Center for Anglo-Saxon Studies and Manuscript Research, a research center under the aegis of the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, fosters teaching and research in the culture and history of early medieval England and in the broader field of manuscript studies.
The Center is sponsoring or co-sponsoring four sessions at the 56th Congress:
- "Peripheral Texts in Anglo-Saxon Manuscripts," organized by Kees Dekker
- "Illuminated Manuscripts in the Insular World," organized by Catherine E. Karkov
- "Old English Studies in the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries: In Memory of Helen Damico I-II," organized by Timothy C. Graham