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 Middle Ages, extending to into late antiquity and the early modern periods, 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.

57th Congress

The 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place online Monday, May 9, through Saturday, May 14, 2022. The deadline for proposals of papers and contributions to roundtables and panel discussions was Sept. 15. 

The deadline for reservations for business meetings and gatherings os Oct. 15, and the deadline for offers to preside over general sessions is Oct. 15.

Registration opens in March.

58th congress

The 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13, 2023.

59th congress

The 59th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 10, through Saturday, May 12, 2024.

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