As we stay safely at home, we can still join in learning about our world. Senior College faculty are ready to offer their lectures via ZOOM.

Senior College is a lecture series for adults in West Central Minnesota. There will be no Kick-off for Fall 2020 Season. Fall lectures begin on Tuesday, September 15 and will be held every Tuesday and Thursday from 3:15 - 5:15 PM through October 29. Register for the fall season by calling the Customized Training Center at 888-234-1313 or 320-762-4510. If you have questions, please email SeniorCollege@alextech.edu.

FALL SEASON 2020 SESSION TOPICS AND SPEAKERS

The New Green Revolution for Africa – Bill Moseley, Geography, Macalester College

All the News That’s Fit to Ignore: Changing Audiences for Political Information Online and Offline – Benjamin Toff, Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota

Border Crisis? Central American Immigration in Historical Perspective – Brian Larkin, History, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University

What’s Next on the Docket for Net Neutrality? – Christopher Terry, Media Law and Ethics, Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication, University of Minnesota

Geopolitics and Global Governance – Thomas Hanson, Diplomat in Residence, Alworth International Institute, University of Minnesota Duluth

Immune System Response to Viral Infections – Rachel Johnson, Biology, University of Minnesota Morris

My Love Affair with Willa Cather – Annette Atkins, History, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University

The Year(s) of the Whistleblower – Heidi Kitrosser, University of Minnesota Law School

In Search of Krazy Kat – Michael Tisserand, author of KRAZY

Economic Implications of COVID-19 – Louis Johnston, Economics, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University

Election 2020 Preview – David Schultz, Political Science, Hamline University

The Trump Administration in Latin America: The Return of the Monroe Doctrine – Gary Prevost, History, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University

Healthcare Systems Around the World – Claire Haeg, Political Science, College of St. Benedict/St. John’s University

Why We Need Poetry – Joyce Sutphen, Literature and Creative Writing, Gustavus Adolphus and Minnesota Poet Laureate

Schedules

  • Starting Tuesday, September 15th, 2020, repeats every week on Tuesday and Thursday until Thursday, October 29, 2020 @ 3:15 pm – 5:15 pm