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:
- Book discussion groups
- Current events
- Life stories writing
- Local history
- Managing personal investments
- Music appreciation
- 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 uwo.sh/lir.
Members have a voice in determining the courses that are offered. See our committees page for more information.
Watch a Virtual Class on Zoom
|Feb. 2, 2023||10 to 11:30 a.m.||Ukraine||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Dr. Michael Jasinski|
|Feb. 6, 2023||1:30 to 3 p.m.||Do Elections Matter in Democracies?||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Dr. Martin Farrell|
|Feb. 7, 2023||1:30 to 3 p.m.||Why America Needs High-Speed Rail||Virtual||Zoom Link||Rick Harnish|
|March 2, 2023||1:30 to 3 p.m.||Interpreting the Midterms||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Dr. Tony Palmeri|
|March 3, 2023||1:30 to 3 p.m.||Lewis Carroll (and Alice) in Wonderland||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Christine Roth|
|March 6, 2023||10 to 11:30 a.m.||The Jewish Annotated New Testament (JANT)||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Bill Urbrock|
|March 7, 2023||1:30 to 3 p.m.||She Ain't Your Uptight Grandmother Anymore||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Bill Woolley|
|March 9, 2023||2 to 3:30 p.m.||The Inventions of Black Americans||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Dr. Alphonso Simpson|
|March 13, 2023||10 to 11:30 a.m.||The Jewish Annotated New Testament (JANT)||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Bill Urbrock|
|March 14, 2023||10 to 11:30 a.m.||Being a Global Artist: From the Streets of New York to the Stages of the World||Virtual||Zoom Link||Badger Talk: Dr. Baron Kelly|
|March 16, 2023||10 to 11:30 a.m.||Using Big Data to Study Climate Change Politics||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Dr. Jeremiah Bohr|
|March 29, 2023||1:30 to 3 p.m.||Book Banning, Censorship and the Freedom to Read||Evergreen||Zoom Link||Oshkosh Public Library|
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