University of Oregon

UO Insight Seminars

Continuing and Professional Education

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UO Insight Seminars


2022 UO Insight Seminars are postponed until further notice.

Immerse yourself in the joy of intellectual pursuit with UO Insight Seminars.

UO Insight Seminars are month-long college-level courses in art, literature, poetry, philosophy, history, architecture, archaeology, religion, and current events. They are for people eager to return to college level study for the sake of personal fulfillment.

Seminars are noncredit and ungraded. There are typically no written assignments but there is a good deal of challenging reading of both primary and secondary materials. Seminars are led by UO and guest faculty expert in the topics, who provide formal study guides and lead college-level discussions.

The UO is following CDC Guidance for Institutions of Higher Education at the direction of the Oregon Health Authority.