Serving Illinois Medievalists since 1983
Welcome to the Illinois Medieval Association. Since 1983, IMA has promoted medieval studies in Illinois and the Midwest, hosting an annual meeting and publishing proceedings from those meetings in Essays in Medieval Studies (EMS). This site will provide updated information on the society, its officers, meetings, and EMS.
35th Annual IMA Conference
6 April 2017
Loyola University Chicago will host the 2018 IMA conference. Dates will be announced in the next month or two.
34th Annual IMA Conference
9 February 2017
6 January 2016
12 April 2016
33rd Annual IMA Conference
17 February 2016
21 January 2016
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The Illinois Medieval Association now operates on an individual-membership model. Membership provides you with access to our members-only pages, updates on events, and much more.
The 32nd Annual Illinois Medieval Association conference was held February 21-22, 2015 at Saint Louis University. Keynote speakers were Cynthia Robinson of Cornell University and John Van Engen of the University of Notre Dame.
The 33rd Annual IMA conference will be held February 26-28, 2016 at Millikin University in Decatur, IL. The topic for the conference is medievalism. The call for papers will be available sometime in early September, with a November deadline for proposals.
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