Indiana University, Bloomington, IN * April 2-5, 2009

Shifting Frontiers VIII

Shifting Cultural Frontiers in Late Antiquity

Lodging & Meals

Host Hotel | Lodging | Meals

Host hotel

    Indiana Memorial Union
    900 East 7th Street
    Bloomington, IN 47405

    The Indiana Memorial Union operates as a hotel, a conference center and a student union. Conference Registration, many sessions and some of the meal and social functions will be centered in the Indiana Memorial Union. For your convenience, we recommend that you book your hotel reservations at the IMU


    • Phone: 800.209.8145 or 812.856.6381
    • Fax: 812.855.3426
    • Email reservation requests:

      Contact the hotel directly. Inform the reservation staff person that you are attending the Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity conference. Unless you identify yourself as a conference participant, you may be unable to obtain a room.

      We encourage you to make your reservation early as accommodations are often difficult to secure during the month of April – a busy time of year for many campus activities. The Shifting Frontiers in Late Antiquity block of hotel rooms will be released to the general public on March 2, 2009.


      Hotel room rates are based on:
    • Type of room (single or double)
    • Weekday (Sun-Thurs) or weekend (Fri & Sat) check-in

      The following are representative room charges current for April 2008:

      • Single, weekday room w/one double bed $ 89.00
      • Single, weekday room w/one king bed $119.00
      • Double, weekday room w/2 double beds $109.00
      • Double, weekday room w/2 queen beds $119.00
      • Suite, weekday w/2 double beds,parlor,bath $219.00
      • Weekend rates are approximately $20.00 per day additional charge.

      All rooms are subject to and 12% tax.

    Internet Access

      Hardwire and wireless internet access is available throughout the IMU.

Other Lodging


    Food events included in your registration fee include:


    • Afternoon Refreshment Break
    • Opening Reception


    • Continental Breakfast & Refreshment Breaks
    • Lunch


    • Continental Breakfast & Refreshment Breaks
    • Reception and Dinner


    • Continental Breakfast

    Special dietary needs will be accommodated at all food functions.

    When you register for the conference, you will be given the opportunity to identify any special dietary needs. Foods will be selected to assure that your requests are met.

    Dining in Bloomington

    There are many pleasant pubs, restaurants and coffee houses located a short walking distance from campus.

    • Kirkwood Avenue is a main street leading from campus to downtown Bloomington. Along Kirkwood you will find many casual eating options.
    • 4th Street is renowned for its unusual and unusually large selection of ethnic restaurants – Indian, Italian, Moroccan, Thai, Burmese, Mexican, Cajun and Korean. Located between 4th and Kirkwood is one of only two restaurants in the US featuring authentic Tibetan cuisine.

    A comprehensive Bloomington Dining Guide will be included with your conference check-in materials.

Indiana University Bloomington