Institute for Classical

and Medieval Studies

The Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies welcomes all those from Western New York and beyond who are interested in a community dedicated to enriching lives through intellectual engagement. A collaborative effort of faculty and students from the Departments of Classics, English, Fine Arts, History, Philosophy, and Religious Studies and Theology at Canisius College, ICMS has as its primary focus the rich literary and material cultures of the Classical World and Middle Ages.

Upcoming Event

Buffalo Humanities Festival

ICMS faculty member, Dr. Kathryn Williams, Assoc. Prof. and Chair of Classics, will speak on the last day of the festival. Her talk is entitled Democracy in Ancient Athens & Rome. For more information about this three-day event, please visit the Humanities Festival website here.

Partners in Scholarship

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What We Offer:

Participants in ICMS are invited to take advantage of a range of Institute activities.







Lifelong Learners Center






Events and








Brown Bag Seminar Series







Canisius Camino

In The News

Roman Mosaic in ‘Exciting’ Discovery One of Three of Its Kind, Says Expert

Read the article here.

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