Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of around 2,750 scholars interested in medieval studies.
The 55th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place on the campus of Western Michigan University May 7 through 10, 2020.
- Sneak preview of the Congress program
- Online Congress registration opens in February
The 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place on the campus of Western Michigan University May 13 through 16, 2021. The session proposal form will be available in February.
About the congress
The congress features more than 500 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, demonstrations, performances, and poster sessions. There are also some 100 business meetings and receptions sponsored by learned societies, associations and institutions. The exhibits hall boasts nearly 70 exhibitors, including publishers, used book dealers and purveyors of medieval sundries. The congress lasts three and a half days, extending from Thursday morning, with sessions beginning at 10 a.m., until Sunday at noon.
- Encore magazine feature on the congress (May 2019)
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