Tag: Kalamazoo

Minsters Preaching, Outlaws Feasting, Ships' Scribes Trembling

I’m woefully late writing about this year’s pilgrimage to Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kazoo or Kzoo), so my notes are now a collection of enigmas. But here goes the first installment! The first session I…

Minsters Preaching, Outlaws Feasting, Ships’ Scribes Trembling

I’m woefully late writing about this year’s pilgrimage to Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, Michigan, for the International Congress on Medieval Studies (Kazoo or Kzoo), so my notes are now a collection of enigmas. But here goes the first installment! The first session I…

ICMS 2014

Medievalists from around the world delivered a welcome gift to Kalamazoo, Michigan, in early May–spring! When we arrived on Wednesday the 7th, very few trees had leafed out. But by midday Sunday, as we were bidding farewell to colleagues many of us see but…

After Kalamazoo

Over stimulated–that’s how I feel after attending the 47th international congress on medieval studies at Western Michigan University. For one thing, there’s the schedule: from the West Coast I need to depart early Wednesday morning in order to arrive in Kalamazoo in the early…