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.

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Archaeologists Find Ruins of Vast Medieval Nubian Cathedral in Sudan

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What We Offer:

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






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Lifelong Learners Center






Medieval Studies Minor







Brown Bag Seminar Series







Canisius Camino






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