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Curriculum Offerings

Each semester Learning in Retirement offers a variety of courses and tours, averaging more than 100 programs per academic year. The annual membership fee entitles participation in as many courses as desired. There is a wide range of topics:

  • LIR web 3Book discussion groups
  • Current events
  • Life stories writing
  • Local history
  • Managing personal investments
  • Music appreciation
  • Spirituality
  • And so much more…..

One day tours include events in theater, music, art museums, area businesses and dining.

View Our Current Curriculum


Download a course catalog below and register for your Spring 2023 courses at

Spring 2023 Catalog

Spring 2023 Course Registration Links

Members have a voice in determining the courses that are offered. See our committees page for more information.



Watch a Virtual Class on Zoom

DateTimeEventLocationZoom LinkPresenter(s)
Feb. 2, 202310 to 11:30 a.m.UkraineEvergreenZoom LinkDr. Michael Jasinski
Feb. 6, 20231:30 to 3 p.m.Do Elections Matter in Democracies?EvergreenZoom LinkDr. Martin Farrell
Feb. 7, 20231:30 to 3 p.m.Why America Needs High-Speed RailVirtualZoom LinkRick Harnish
March 2, 20231:30 to 3 p.m.Interpreting the MidtermsEvergreenZoom LinkDr. Tony Palmeri
March 3, 20231:30 to 3 p.m.Lewis Carroll (and Alice) in WonderlandEvergreenZoom LinkChristine Roth
March 6, 202310 to 11:30 a.m.The Jewish Annotated New Testament (JANT)EvergreenZoom LinkBill Urbrock
March 7, 20231:30 to 3 p.m.She Ain't Your Uptight Grandmother AnymoreEvergreenZoom LinkBill Woolley
March 9, 20232 to 3:30 p.m.The Inventions of Black AmericansEvergreenZoom LinkDr. Alphonso Simpson
March 13, 202310 to 11:30 a.m.The Jewish Annotated New Testament (JANT)EvergreenZoom LinkBill Urbrock
March 14, 202310 to 11:30 a.m.Being a Global Artist: From the Streets of New York to the Stages of the WorldVirtualZoom LinkBadger Talk: Dr. Baron Kelly
March 16, 202310 to 11:30 a.m.Using Big Data to Study Climate Change PoliticsEvergreenZoom LinkDr. Jeremiah Bohr
March 29, 20231:30 to 3 p.m.Book Banning, Censorship and the Freedom to ReadEvergreenZoom LinkOshkosh Public Library

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