Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of scholars interested in medieval studies.

It is with sadness that we announce the death on April 27 of Paul E. Szarmach, director of the Medieval Institute from 1995 until 2006. Obituary.

56th Congress

The 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies is live on the internet, Monday, May 10, through Saturday, May 15, 2021.
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Meeting site

For technical support, contact Confex at icms@confex.com.

Program of the 2021 congress

Corrigenda (corrections to the program as of May 14)

At-a-glance guide to congress programming with an indication of which events are to be live recorded

Information and advice for presiders

Congress registration is open until May 29.

Zoom training video

57th Congress

The 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies is live on the internet, Monday, May 9, through Saturday, May 14, 2022.

Because of continuing uncertainties regarding the pandemic (as emphasized by the World Health Organization and the CDC) and its effect on travel, the 2022 Congress will be held virtually.

The portal for session proposals is now open (deadline: June 1, 2021).

To the signatories of a petition to Jana Schulman concerning the 2022 Congress

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