47th International Congress on Medieval Studies free to local residents

47th International Congress on Medieval Studies
Kalamazoo County residents and members of the Western Michigan University community may attend the 47th International Congress on Medieval Studies for free if they register online or in person by the Wednesday, April 25, deadline for early registration.

WMU’s congress is the world’s largest annual gathering of people interested in the Middle Ages. This year’s event will take place Thursday through Sunday, May 10-13, primarily at venues on the WMU campus in Kalamazoo. It is hosted by the University’s Medieval Institute.

Organizers expect some 3,000 people to register for the 2012 congress, and those interested in attending for free are encouraged to register by the early registration deadline.

The event will include more than 550 sessions featuring the presentation of scholarly papers, panel discussions, roundtables, workshops and performances.

Visit wmich.edu/medieval/congress to register online or obtain more information about the International Congress on Medieval Studies. For information about registering by mail or fax, call (269) 387-8745.

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