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. Courses limited to 15 students.
Registration NOW OPEN for Fall 2019 courses!
Easy registration and payment (credit, debit, or check) through the Canisius ICMS Marketplace. For questions, contact Dr. Kathryn Williams, Classics Department Chair, at kathryn.williams@canisius.edu or 716.888.2713.   
Click to register –> –> China and the Silk Roads  The Vikings



  China and the Silk Roads

   Instructor: Dr. David Devereux,

               Canisius Department of History

               Wednesdays, 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m., September 4, 11, 18, 25 and October 2, 9

Course Description 

     The Vikings

     Instructor: Dr. Bridgette Slavin,        

        Canisius Department of History (former adjunct),        

        Department of Interdisciplinary Studies (Medaille College)

       Wednesdays, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00p.m., October 9, 16, 23, 30 and November 6, 13

                       This course offers CTLE credit. Please see instructor for details.

Course Description


 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

Course Description
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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