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 was live on the internet, Monday, May 9, through Saturday, May 14, 2022. Starting Monday, May 16, live-recorded sessions and other events remain available to Congress registrants until Saturday, June 4, 2022.

Congress registration is open until June 4, 2022, 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.

Meeting Site

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Program of the 2022 congress

Corrigenda (corrections to the program as of May 8, 2022)

Consult the Program Overview for an at-a-glance guide to which sessions were recorded.

58th congress

The 58th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place 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. We welcome proposals for sessions and papers both from scholars planning to attend ICMS on the ground here in Kalamazoo and those attending virtually from around the world.

The portal for session proposals is now open. The deadline for session proposals is June 1, 2022.

59th congress

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

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