59th International Congress on Medieval Studies

Western Michigan University and Online Kalamazoo, MI, USA https://wmich.edu/medievalcongress

May 9-11, 2024

MEDATS is pleased to announce that it will be co-sponsoring a session at the next ICMS along with DISTAFF (Discussion, Interpretation, and Study of Textile Arts, Fabrics, and Fashion) called Dress and Textiles (1): Flora and Fauna. The session, on Thursday 9 May, will be both virtual and live and include the papers:

“Vidi duos coruos”: Learning about Dress Accessories from Corvid/Human Interaction in Early Medieval England Maren Clegg Hyer, Snow College

Embroidered Animals from Early Medieval England Gale R. Owen-Crocker, Univ. of Manchester

Botanical Embroidery on a Rare Surviving Elizabethan Textile Challe Hudson, Independent Scholar

Wildlife in an Elizabethan Garden Cynthia Jackson, Independent Scholar

Registration for the ICMS for both virtual and in-person attendees is open now.

Gale Owen-Crocker has kindly compiled a list of papers at the ICMS potentially of interest to MEDATS members. To suggest an additional session that might be of interest, please contact email@medats.org.uk.