Lectures and Public Forums
Continuing Studies presents dozens of lecture-style programs throughout the year that inspire, challenge, and entertain people of many ages. Topics range from the sciences to history to current political and cultural issues. Most programs are free or low-cost.
What's coming up:
A public education tradition in Madison for over half a century, these free courses address critical contemporary issues. This summer’s Forums are: “Beyond the Green Label: Defining Sustainability” and “Masters of Disaster: Lessons Learned from Catastrophic Events.”
Enjoy free presentations by retired UW-Madison faculty renowned for their teaching excellence. Held on Sunday afternoons in fall and winter-spring.
A fascinating range of illustrated lecture series and lecture/discussion courses on world, U.S., and Wisconsin history. Held at the Chazen Museum of Art, the Pyle Center, and other campus locations, these classes broaden your perspective and deepen your understanding of many historical periods and figures.