Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of thousands of scholars interested in medieval studies. The Congress embraces the study of all aspects of the Middle Ages, extending into late antiquity and the early modern period, including—but not limited to—history, language, literature, linguistics, art, archaeology, religion, science, medicine, music, drama, philosophy, gender, sexuality, mysticism and technology, as well as medievalism.

58th congress

The 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place in a new hybrid format Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13, 2023.

Hybrid Format

The 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies will include traditional in-person sessions, virtual sessions via our online platform and some new blended-format sessions that make it possible for speakers to present and audiences to attend both in-person and online.

The program is available here in February, and registration opens in March.

59th congress

The 59th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 9, through Saturday, May 11, 2024.

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