Emeritus Faculty Lectures: Eloquence and Eminence

At a glance

When: Sundays 2-3 p.m.

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

Where: Online for 2020-2021 season

Questions? Emily Auerbach at emily.auerbach@wisc.edu or 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.


Emeritus Faculty Lectures: Eloquence and Eminence

Celebrating 27 years of award-winning lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence and scholarship

The 2020-2021 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 2-3 p.m., and will be online for the 2020-2021 season.

In lieu of a registration fee, participants are encouraged to donate to families in need through the UW Odyssey Project at odyssey.wisc.edu/support or to scholarships for returning adults through UW’s Adult Career and Special Student Services at acsss.wisc.edu/give.

Lectures will be online, with log-on via Zoom beginning at 1:45 p.m. For information and a Zoom link, email Emily Auerbach at emily.auerbach@wisc.edu.


2020-2021 schedule

The Mosaic of Freedom: Rethinking the Sixties

Craig Werner, professor emeritus, Afro-American Studies

Sunday, Sept. 27, 2-3 p.m.

Who’s Afraid of James Joyce?

Kevin Reilly, UW system president emeritus and regent professor

Sunday, Oct. 18, 2-3 p.m.


(More lectures TBA)