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International Congress on Medieval Studies

2022

57th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Hosted by the Medieval Institute at Western Michigan University, the International Congress on Medieval Studies is an annual gathering of thousands of scholars interested in medieval studies. The Congress embraces the study of all aspects of Middle Ages, extending to into late antiquity and the early modern periods, including — but not limited to — history, language, literature, linguistics, art, archaeology, religion, science, medicine, music, drama, philosophy, gender, sexuality mysticism, and technology, as well as medievalism.

57th Congress

The 57th International Congress on Medieval Studies takes place online Monday, May 9, through Saturday, May 14, 2022, followed by two weeks of recorded content available to registrants from Monday, May 16, through Saturday, May 28. Special events include a series of behind-the-scenes museum visits.

The program [will be] available … in February, and registration opens in March.

Tolkien-related sessions

10 May 2022 17:00 utc — view in local time

№ 121: Medieval understandings of the nature of evil as depicted by J.R.R. Tolkien

Michael Wodzak, organizer; and Michael Wodzak, presider

[From draft program.]

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12 May 2022 13:00 utc — view in local time

№ 226: Tolkien and the Medieval Animal

Kristine A. Swank, organizer; and Kristine A. Swank, presider

[From draft program.]

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12 May 2022 23:00 utc — view in local time

№ 275: J.R.R. Tolkien and Medieval poets: A session in memory of Richard C. West

Christopher T. Vaccaro, organizer; and Jane Beal, presider

[From draft program.]

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14 May 2022 19:00 utc — view in local time

№ 394: C.S. Lewis and the Middle Ages I: Dante and the Lewis Circle (in honor of Marsha Daigle Williamson)

Joe Ricke, organizer; and Barbara L. Prescott, presider

[From draft program.]

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14 May 2022 21:00 utc — view in local time

№ 418: Medievalism in Twentieth- and Twenty-First-century literary and cinematic adaptations of Beowulf

Lorraine Kochanske Stock, organizer; and Lorraine Kochanske Stock, presider

[From draft program.]

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14 May 2022 21:00 utc — view in local time

№ 421: New readings of The Lord of the Rings

Luke J. Chambers, presider

[From draft program.]

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