The Humanities Institute for Lifelong Learning (HILL) offers opportunities for adult education to residents of the Greater Capital District of New York. HILL provides six-week Fall and Spring semesters with courses taught by distinguished faculty from across the region.

HILL Fall 2023 Semester

The Fall 2023 HILL semester will begin Monday October 2nd. The current plan is for three six-week courses to be offered.

Mondays (10:30 - 12:15)
Irish History from the Ancient World to the Present
Karen Sonnelitter, Associate Professor of History, Siena College

Tuesdays (1:30 - 3:15)
Sergei Prokofiev: the 20th Century Defender of Melody
Ann-Marie Barker Schwartz, Director, Musicians of Ma'alwyck

Wednesdays (1:30 - 3:15)
Urban Politics and Policies: New York City and Beyond
Tim Weaver, Professor of Political Science, University at Albany

Information regarding the format of these courses (in-person, Zoom, hybrid), registration procedures for the Fall 2023 semester, and full course descriptions will be posted on this website in late summer or early fall. If you are on our email list, you will also receive email notification.

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