What in the World Happened


Name Email Phone
Chuck Pils cmpils@sbcglobal.net (608) 841-1171
Hank Whipple hwhipple7854@att.net (608) 249-7773
Jim Albright  albright.jd@gmail.com (608) 852-0590
Jim Leidel jaleidel@sbcglobal.net (608) 271-6938

Course Description 

This course is made up of presentations on historical topics of interest, from prehistoric times to the present.

Presentations last 45 minutes to an hour (or more, depending upon presenter and topic), with time remaining for questions and answers. Enthusiastic Q & A’s are the norm.

Some of the topics for this Spring semester include Madison in the Civil War, the History of the Parthenon, and Climate Change.


On Line

Meeting Day


Meeting Time

9:30 am to 11:30 am

Start Date

Sept 23, 2021

End Date

Dec 2, 2021


Some reading & discussion expected

Class Size

No limit

Class notes 

To Enroll: Registration required, contact coordinator for instructions.

# of Sessions:  10

Date No Class: Nov 25th

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