Due to the ongoing health crisis, the 56th International Congress on Medieval Studies (2021), hosted by Western Michigan University's Medieval Institute, will be held virtually.
The 56th Congress will be live on the internet Monday through Saturday, May 10 to 15, 2021, with sessions and other activities scheduled at 9 a.m., 11 a.m., 1 p.m., 3 p.m., 5 p.m., and 7 p.m. EDT each of the six days. Sessions in which all participants have agreed to be live recorded will be recorded, and the recordings will be made available to Congress registrants for the two following weeks, Monday through Saturday, May 17 to 29. There also will be some pre-recorded special features that will be available for viewing for the entire three-week period (May 10 to 29).
Concerning future in-person congresses
The International Congress on Medieval Studies provides fitness and recreation opportunities on the campus of Western Michigan University.
The fitness room in the Goldsworth Valley 2 residence halls is available for the use of congress registrants at their own risk around the clock throughout the congress.
Student Recreation Center
Congress registrants may, upon presentation of a congress badge and a picture ID, use the facilities of the Student Recreation Center. The rates are $8 per visit and $20 for the duration of the congress. Cash, check, Visa, MasterCard and Discover are accepted.