Emeritus Faculty Lectures: Eloquence and Eminence
An award-winning series of lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence and scholarship. All lectures are free and open to the public. Held on Sunday afternoons from 2–3 pm in the Pyle Center, 702 Langdon Street (map), and are followed by refreshments.
UW-Madison Continuing Studies, the Institute on Aging, and the Anonymous Committee are proud to sponsor the the 2011–2012 series. Grant funding makes it possible to offer special assistance to hearing impaired and physically disabled adults wishing to attend the series.
No registration is required. For more information about the series contact Emily Auerbach, 608-262-3733, fax 608-265-2475, email@example.com or 21 N Park St., 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715.
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Series schedule 2012-2013
September 30, 2012
"Unleashing your Creativity"
Marshall Cook joined the UW-Madison faculty in 1982. His specialty has become inspiring creativity in nontraditional students in nontraditional settings— newspaper editors in small towns and big cities, low-income adults, incarcerated individuals… a published author, Cook is also a vocabulary coach with Continuing Studies’ Odyssey Project, which brings a free-of-charge humanities course to adults facing economic barriers.
October 28, 2012
"How 'Mongol' was the Mongol Empire?"
David Morgan is an emeritus professor of History and Religious Studies at UW-Madison, specializing in Islam. His research and teaching interests include the history of Islam, the Middle East, and the Mongols. He is the author of Medieval Persia 1040-1797, History of the Near East, and The Mongols (The Peoples of Europe).
March 24, 2013
"Innovation and Criminal Justice: the Wisconsin Approach"
Walter Dickey joined the UW-Madison Law School faculty in 1976. He has also served as the faculty director of the Remington Center for Research, Education, and Service in Criminal Justice, which has provided thousands of law students with the opportunity to participate in projects related to everything from restorative justice and legal assistance to the institutionalized, to prosecution and family law. He led the then Division of Corrections from 1983 to 1987.
April 28, 2013
"Shakespeare at APT: Past and Future"
Richard Knowles is a widely honored teacher in the UW-Madison Dept. of English, where he is especially noted for a career-long study of Shakespeare and the application of plot theory to analysis of his plays. He has also been a major supporter, leader, and advisor for the UW Libraries, including reinvigorating Friends of the UW Libraries as its president.
Coordinator Emily Auerbach, 608-262-3733, firstname.lastname@example.org.