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.

60th International Congress on Medieval Studies 

The 60th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 8, through Saturday, May 10, 2025.

Future Congresses

The 61st International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 14, through Saturday, May 16, 2026.

The 62nd International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 13, through Saturday, May 15, 2027.

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