The special events of the 53rd International Congress on Medieval Studies (May 10-13, 2018) at Western Michigan University include two plenary lectures, the inaugural annual lecture on the reception of the classics, and a dance.
“Salvation is Medicine”: The Medieval Production and Gendered Erasures of Therapeutic Knowledge
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Friday, May 11, 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored by the Medieval Academy of America
Saint Louis’s Other Converts
William Chester Jordan
Saturday, May 12, 8:30 a.m.
Sponsored by Cornell University Press
Lecture on the Reception of the Classics in the Middle Ages
The Classics and After: What’s Still To Be Revealed?
Marjorie Curry Woods
University of Texas–Austin
Thursday, May 10, 7:30 p.m.
Endowed in memory of Archibald Cason Edwards, Senior, and Sarah Stanley Gordon Edwards