Session Proposal

Please complete this form to propose a session or sessions for the International Congress on Medieval Studies hosted by Western Michigan University.

  • The contact information provided here will be published on the congress website. You may, however, ask us to exclude your postal address from the website.
  • Each session is to be proposed once. In the case of a co-sponsored session, it is to be included only in the submission of the principal co-sponsoring organization (i.e., the organization whose contact person is the best contact person for the session).
  • All sessions proposed to be sponsored or principally co-sponsored by a given sponsoring organization must be proposed in the same submission, with a single contact person.
  • All special sessions sharing the same contact person must be proposed in the same submission.
  • Required information includes the name and contact information for a single contact person, the title(s) of proposed session(s), an indication of format(s), and a description of the importance and/or timeliness of proposed session(s). Optional fields include descriptions of encouraged methodology or discourse and plans for outreach, as well as keywords and—in the case of sponsored sessions—the naming of co-sponsoring organization(s).
  • Please propose sessions in order of priority.
Type of session being proposed (special, if proposed by an individual or ad hoc group, or sponsored, if proposed by an organization or academic program).
All sessions sponsored or principally co-sponsored by a given organization must be proposed in one online submission. If your organization is not on the list, please select "Other" (at the end of the list).
Name of the principal or sole sponsoring organization that is new to the congress.
Total number of sponsored session(s) proposed to be solely sponsored or principally co-sponsored by the organization or the total number of proposed special session(s) with the same contact person.
Number of sessions requested:
Contact person
Only one contact person per sponsoring organization or special session topic, even if there are multiple organizers. Please provide the best contact information for the period from ca. July 15 to Sept. 15. The contact information provided here will be published on the congress website, unless you request that we not include your postal address in the call for papers.
Please provide a complete current postal address.
Please omit my postal address from my listing in the call for papers on the congress website.
Proposed session #1
The proposed session of the highest priority to the proposing organization or individual.
Title of the proposed session (required).
Please choose the one term that best describes the format of the proposed session (required).
If applicable, indicate a first co-sponsoring organization for the proposed session (optional). If the organization is not on the list, please select "Other" (at the end of the list).
Name of a first co-sponsoring organization (new to the congress) for the proposed session.
If applicable, indicate a second co-sponsoring organization for the proposed session (optional). If the organization is not on the list, please select "Other" (at the end of the list).
Name of a second co-sponsoring organization (new to the congress) for the proposed session.
Describe the scholarly importance and/or timeliness of the topic (required). Not more than 100 words, please.
Describe any particular methodology or discourse encouraged (optional). Not more than 100 words, please.
Describe plans to attract participants and/or audiences to the proposed session (optional). Not more than 100 words, please.
You may, if you like, list as many as six keywords (optional).

The Medieval Institute
Western Michigan University
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