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 Events

Digital Humanities

The Tesserae Project

Dr. Neil Coffee talks about using computers to trace literary history. Click here for more details.

Partners in Scholarship

Click here to keep up with other like-minded organizations in Western New York

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

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Pictish Carved Beasts “Unlike Anything Found Before”

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