History & Humanities

At a glance

What: High-quality instruction and innovative programming in history, literature, and culture

Who: Taught by leading educators and historians from UW-Madison and across the region

Certification: Programs meet multiple requirements and standards for continuing education

Questions? Contact program coordinator Kim Seymour at kseymour@dcs.wisc.edu or 608-262-8663


Upcoming classes/workshops
(Click class title for details and to register)
Th-M, Sept 10-14  •  Register by August 1 for Early Bird $1499; | After August 1 $1649; | Local Package $749 (does not include transportation or lodging) ; | Conversation Series Only $150 | (5 lectures only) | Single Supplement $200
M, Sept 14, 2:30-5:30pm  •  $45
T, Sept 15-Oct 27, 9:30-11am (no class Oct 6)  •  One class: $14 | One session (3 classes): $34 | Both sessions (6 classes): $60
Th, Sept 17-Oct 8, 7-8:30pm  •  $50
M, Sept 21-Nov 2, 7-8:30pm (no class Oct 19)  •  $100
W, Sept 23-Oct 7, 7:30-8:45pm  •  $40
T, Oct 6-13, 7-8:15pm Field trip: S, Oct 18  •  $60
T, Oct 13-Nov 17, 7-8:30pm  •  $100
W, Oct 14-Nov 11,
7-8:15pm
 •  $60
T, Oct 20-27, 6:30-8pm  •  $30
Th, Nov 5-Dec 3,
7:30-8:45pm (no class Nov 26)
 •  $50
Special programs
Enjoy free presentations by retired UW-Madison faculty renowned for their teaching excellence.
Experience breathtaking scenery and landmarks, behind-the-scenes insight from experienced guides, and world-class performances.
Experience Shakespeare online, on stage, or through 1-day workshops. Dig deeper into his work and find your own approach to enjoy the plays, language, and live performances.
Join other booklovers at the downtown Madison Public Library for exciting discussions of world literature.
Gather with 100+ faculty, presenters, and community activists to consider how knowledge is formed, experienced at axes of identity.