Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of around 3,000 scholars interested in medieval studies.
The online self-nomination form for the working group to consider changes to the current selection process for congress sessions will be available in September. Those who have attended the Congress in the last three years will receive email notification of the form's availability the week of Sept. 3.
The 54th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place on the campus of Western Michigan University on May 9 to 12, 2019. The session proposal deadline was June 1. The call for papers is now available.
About the congress
The congress features more than 550 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, demonstrations, performances, and poster sessions. 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.
The Congress Academic Program, an explanation of the role of the Congress Committee
The 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place on the campus of Western Michigan University on May 7 to 10, 2020.
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