Medieval Congress

The event is the largest gathering of professional academics, students, performers and enthusiasts interested in medieval times

WMU University Relations

This week Kalamazoo becomes a virtual time machine as hundreds of scholars arrive for the annual International CongressĀ on Medieval Studies. The 48th gathering at Western Michigan University will include serious academic discussions along with some that are more accessible to the public. The latter category includes sessions on medieval themes in the Harry Potter books and recent movies like The Hobbit.