ICMS Lifelong Learners Center

Fall 2019 Course Offerings
The Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies announces two new courses for the Fall 2019 semester! Enrollment is open to anyone in the Buffalo community interested in learning. No papers or tests, but much good discussion! Courses are not part of any Canisius College degree program.
All classes meet in Science Hall 1017 on the Canisius campus. Parking available. Each six-session course costs $60. Registration opens June 3, 2019!
Easy registration and payment (credit, debit, or check) through the Canisius ICMS Marketplace. For questions, contact Dr. Kathryn Williams, Classics Department Chair, at willia94@canisius.edu or 716.888.2713.

China and the Silk Roads

    Instructor: Dr. David Devereux, Canisius Department of History

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The Vikings

Instructor: Dr. Bridgette Slavin, Canisius Department of History (former adjunct),

Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (Medaille College)

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  Previous ICMS Course Offerings:


Spring 2019

 Medieval Art & Architecture

Instructor: Eileen Sullivan, MA, Adjunct Professor, Dept. of Fine Arts and Art History,      

Aurora Art Conservation, Paintings Conservator                                                                        Course Description 


From Odysseus to Harry Potter: The Evolution of the Hero

Instructor: Dr. Robert Butler, Emeritus Professor, Department of English


Fall 2018

  Crown, Sword, and Charter:  Making the Monarchy

   Instructor: Dr. Julie Gibert, Department of History                                                                       Course Description


 The Seven Wonders: Ancient & Modern 

 Instructor: Dr. Erin Warford, Department of Classics

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 The Great Persian War: Ancient Greek Influence on Modern Attitudes of War

 Instructor: Dr. Thomas Banchich, Professor Emeritus,  Departments of Classics and History                   

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