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.

November, 2016

The CFP is available on our Wild Apricot site: https://ima.wildapricot.org/event-2340336

April 12, 2016
The 34th annual IMA conference will be held at Northwestern University.

January 21, 2016
Registration is now open for the 33rd Annual IMA conference, to be held at Millikin University in Decatur, IL February 26-27. Early registration runs through February 16, 2016.

October 14, 2015
The call for papers for the 33rd annual conference, to be held at Millikin University, in Decatur, IL. The topic is medievalism, and the plenary speaker is Meriem Pages, Keene State College.

December 31, 2014

Registration information is now available for the 32rd annual IMA conference.

August 21, 2014

We have a location and theme for the 33rd Annual Medieval Association Conference. The conference will be held at Millikin University, in Decatur, IL. The theme is medievalism.

July 4, 2014

The 32nd Annual Illinois Medieval Association Conference will be February 20-21 at Saint Louis University. The call for papers is now online.

January 24, 2014
The IMA 2014 Program is now ready.

January 7, 2014
The registration page is up and running. The IMA Webmaster apologizes for omitting this from the IMA home page.

October 4, 2013

The call for papers for the 31st Annual Illinois Medieval Association Conference--Feb. 21-22, 2014--is now available at http://ima2014.publish.uic.edu/.

February 24, 2013
The 2014 meeting will be held at the University of Illinois at Chicago. The 2015 meeting will be at St. Louis University.

February 11, 2013

The final program has now been completed.

February 2, 2013

Early registration has closed. You can still register online before February 13. After February 13, registration will be closed.

December 27, 2012

Online registration is now available, via the Association's PayPal account. The deadline for registration is February 1.

November 21, 2012
The registration form and program are now available. Look for online registration coming in January. The plenary speaker for 2013 will be Gary Macy of Santa Clara University.

March 5, 2012

The 2013 meeting will be held on 15-16 February at The Newberry Library in Chicago. The Call for Papers is now online. Proposals should be emailed to Karen Christianson (christiansonk@newberry.org) by October 15, 2012.

September 9 , 2011

The 2012 meeting will be held at Northern Illinois University. Our plenary speaker will be Dale Kinney, emeritus professor of Bryn Mawr College's Department of Art History, presenting on "The Past as Property." The registration form is now available, and the tentative program is online.


November 2, 2011

The deadline for the call for papers has been extended to November 28, 2011.