45th International Congress on Medieval Studies
University of Western Michigan, Kalamazoo
Deadline for paper proposals: 15 September 2009
The Congress is an annual gathering of over 3,000 scholars interested in Medieval Studies. It features over 600 sessions of papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops, and performances. There are also some 90 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 until Sunday at noon.
- ICMS 2010 website
Sponsored Sessions are organized by learned societies, associations, or institutions. The organizers set predetermined topics, often narrowly focused and reflecting the considered aims and interests of the organizing group.
Special Sessions are organized by individual scholars or ad hoc groups. The organizers set predetermined topics, which are often narrowly focused.
General Sessions are organized by the Congress Committee at the Medieval Institute. Topics include all areas of medieval studies, with individual session topics determined by the topics of abstracts submitted and accepted.
The Call for Papers for Sponsored and Special Sessions is contained in a PDF file. This file is large: we recommend that you attempt to view it only if you have a high speed connection.
Call for Papers
Paper proposals: A paper proposal comprises an abstract of no more than 300 words and a completed Participant Information Form; it is available in two formats, as a Microsoft Word form and as an interactive PDF file.
Participant Information Form (Microsoft Word form to download or complete online, save, print out, and mail or fax by September 15)
Participant Information Form (interactive PDF file to complete online, print out, and mail or fax by September 15)
- Online registration will be available in February 2010.