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History and Humanities

Experience the world through lectures and conversations on history, literature, and culture. Wander through a variety of times, places, and topics with courses ranging from a single lecture to multiple weeks.

At a Glance

What: Experience the world through lectures and conversations on history, literature, and culture.

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

Certification: Most history and humanities are noncredit personal enrichment courses and earn Continuing Education Units (CEUs) which may be accepted toward professional development. A certificate of attendance may be requested. Contact Lori O’Neill at lori.oneill@wisc.edu or 608‑263‑6322.

Students wishing to obtain an official transcript must complete a transcript request form and pay a transcript fee. Contact UW-Extension Student Records at 608-262-1953 or email studentrecords@ecc.uwex.edu.

Questions? Contact program coordinator Lori O’Neill at lori.oneill@wisc.edu or 608‑263‑6322.

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Our Team

CHRISTINE INTHACHITH

Student Services Coordinator

CHRISTOPHER MOORE

University Services Program Associate

Doug Whittle

Director of Educational Travel

Emily Auerbach

Professor of English/Director

JESSICA COURTIER

Program Director in Music and Performing Arts

Julie Dahl

Associate Faculty Assoc.

Kevin Mullen

Associate Faculty Associate

SAGE GOELLNER

Assistant Professor

William Tishler

Media Specialist, Administration