Emeritus Faculty Lectures: Eloquence and Eminence

Celebrating 23 years of award-winning lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence and scholarship.

The 2016-2017 season is proudly sponsored by UW-Madison Continuing Studies, the Institute on Aging, and the Anonymous Committee. This lecture series is free and open to the public, with no registration required. The lectures are held Sunday afternoons 2-3pm in the Pyle Center and are followed by refreshments.

At a glance

What: Award-winning series of lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence

When: Sundays 2-3pm (see below for schedule)

Cost: Free, open to the public, no registration required

Where: The Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI (map)

Questions? Contact Emily Auerbach at eauerbach@dsc.wisc.edu or call 608-262-3733

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Grant funding makes it possible to offer special assistance to hearing impaired and physically disabled adults wishing to attend the series. To request special accommodations, please contact Professor Auerbach at least 2 weeks prior to the lecture date.

2016-2017 schedule (2017 dates TBD)

Sept 18, 2016

Christianity in India: From Beginnings to the Present

Robert Frykenberg (History, South Asian Studies)

Oct 30, 2016

Julian of Norwich, Revolutionary Medieval Mystic

Sherry Reames (English)

Mar 25, 2017

The State of the Union and University

Donald Downs (Political Science)

Apr 30, 2017

Building Community Through New Media

Barry Orton (Telecommunications, Continuing Studies)