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.

Fall 2021

Lifelong Learners Course

A Brief History of Byzantium

Thursdays, July 29 to September 2

3:00 PM-4:30 PM


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Thank You for Your Support!

We are going to take a break for the summer.

Our social media will remain active while we rest and get ready for the 2021-2022 events calendar. Visit us on Facebook and LinkedIn. Our Partners In Scholarship page will continue to update weekly. See you in September!

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What We Offer:

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






Events and








Lifelong Learners Center






Medieval Studies Minor







Brown Bag Seminar Series







Canisius Camino






Partners in Scholarship

In The News

Hegra, an Ancient City in Saudi Arabia Untouched for Millennia, Makes Its Public Debut

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