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 include two new Lifelong Learners courses, guest speakers, Brown Bag lunchtime talks, and tea. Click the links on this page and see what we have to offer. Follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.

Classics Tea@2

Another semester of hot drinks, cool folks, and warm conversation awaits. Join us!

Fridays, January 17 to April 24.

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

Why Do We Know So Little about the Druids?

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