Dot writes: The 39th International Congress on Medieval Studies (aka “The ‘Zoo”) will be held May 6-9 at Western Michigan University in Kalamazoo, MI. A group called “Tolkien at Kalamazoo” has sponsored sessions for all day Thursday and Friday, a presentation by Tolkien artist Ted Nasmith on Saturday, plus a reception on Wednesday evening. You need to register in order to attend – registration is $120, on-campus housing is available. If you live in the Kalamazoo area, registration is free! [More]