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.
The 59th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 9, through Saturday, May 11, 2024.
The portal for session proposals is now open. The deadline for session proposals is June 1, 2023.
The 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies took place in a hybrid format Thursday, May 11, through Saturday, May 13, 2023. A selection of recorded virtual and blended-format sessions is available to Congress registrants from Monday, May 15, until Wednesday, May 31.
Congress registration is open until May 31, 2023, the last day that recorded content is available to registrants. To access recorded content, sign in to the meeting site using the email address you used when registering for the Congress. You will need to establish a password.
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Corrigenda (corrections to the Congress program as of May 10)
Consult the Quick Guide to the program for an overview of the dates, times and modalities of sessions, gatherings, and meetings. All sessions that were recorded and available for viewing by Congress registrants May 15-31 are indicated by a Y in the final column.
The 60th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place Thursday, May 8, through Saturday, May 10, 2025.
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