Emeritus Faculty Lectures: Eloquence and Eminence

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When: Sundays 2-3 p.m.

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

Where: Pyle Center, 702 Langdon St, Madison, WI

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 over 25 years of award-winning lectures by retired University of Wisconsin faculty known for their teaching excellence and scholarship

The 2019-2020 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.

Pyle Center Auditorium, 702 Langdon Street; no fee or registration


2019-2020 schedule


Pamela Oliver

Race, Politics, and Punitiveness: Trends in the Racial Patterns of Mass Incarceration

Pamela Oliver (professor emeritus, Sociology)

Sun, Sep 29, 2-3 p.m.


William Whitford

Partisan Gerrymandering: Its Methods, Consequences, and Future

William Whitford (professor emeritus, Law)

Sun, Oct 27, 2-3 p.m.


Alan Knox

Paths to Life Long, Wide, Deep Learning

Alan Knox (professor emeritus, School of Education)

Sun, Mar 29, 2-3 p.m. CANCELED


Stephanie Jutt

What Bach Would Be Doing If He Were More Fun and Less Dead: The Evolution of the Bach Dancing & Dynamite Society

Stephanie Jutt (professor emeritus, School of Music)

Sun, Apr 26, NEW TIME: 4-5 p.m.

NOTE: location for this lecture is Morphy Hall, Humanities building, 455 N Park St.