Events

Lifelong Learning Course: The Vikings

Science Hall 1017
Wednesday, October 9, 2019
to Wednesday, November 13, 2019

This course will explore cultural, social, and political aspects of the Viking Age. Danes, Norwegians and Swedes left their homelands not only to raid and pillage, but also to trade and settle. Classes meet Wednesdays; October 9, 16, 23, 30, November 6, 13


Earthquakes, Seismology, and Some Surprises

Old Main Classroom 224
Monday, October 21, 2019
to Monday, November 25, 2019

In Earthquakes, Seismology, and Some Surprises we will start by looking at some of the most famous, and infamous, earthquakes of the 21st century. Then we will explore the geological structure of the Earth that causes earthquakes and why quakes are concentrated in certain parts of the globe. We will take a more careful look at the San Andreas Fault in California and at quakes in the Western New York area.


The Fitzpatrick Lecture Series: Rev. Joseph M. McShane

Montante Cultural Center
Tuesday, November 12, 2019

The William H. Fitzpatrick Institute of Public Affairs and Leadership at Canisius College sponsors a series of lectures by distinguished Catholic university presidents. The Future of American Catholic Higher Education:  A Canisius College Sesquicentennial Year Series.


ICMS Tea & Talk

Student Center Grupp Fireside Lounge
Friday, November 15, 2019

Dr. Giulia Vollono, UB's 2019-20 IEMA postdoctoral fellow, whose scholarly interests include processes of identity construction in the Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, migrations and ethnicity in the Late Antiquity and the Early Middle Ages, gender and age from the Roman period to the Early Middle Ages, and funerary archaeology, will deliver a lecture on her recent research.


Permanent Chair of Polish Culture to Host Concert

Christ the King Chapel
Friday, November 15, 2019

Karolina Fraczak, Springfield Symphony violinist, performs works by Moniuszko, Szymanowski and Wieniawski


School of Education & Human Services Information Night

Science Hall
Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Learn more about the education and human service programs at Canisius College.


Wehle School of Business Information Night

Science Hall
Wednesday, November 20, 2019

See why the Wehle school is home to some of the top-ranked business programs in the nation.


Digital Humanities/ICMS Speaker Series

Student Center Grupp Fireside Lounge
Thursday, November 21, 2019

The Digital Humanities Group and the Institute for Classical and Medieval Studies welcomes Professor Neil Coffee, University at Buffalo, to campus.


November Peace Coffee House

Chester HON '01 & Diane Stranczek Commons
Monday, November 25, 2019

A report by Vicki Ross and Marie Schuster on their experiences challenging the US embargo this summer with Pastors for Peace.


Anthony Ray Hinton Lecture

Montante Cultural Center
Tuesday, December 3, 2019

Anthony Ray Hinton, author of "The Sun Does Shine," tells his story on death row as an innocent man and how he never lost hope of being released from prison for a crime he did not commit.


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