The Course Catalog

Each quarter, we offer lifelong learners access to more than 40 courses at the University of Chicago.

Autumn quarter course registration is now open. For questions, please contact grahamregistrar@uchicago.edu or call 773.702.7249.

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HUAS32010 Summer

Truth, Disinformation, and the Media in this Year’s Election Truth, Disinformation, and the Media in this Year’s Election

How does anyone know what’s true any more? This year, voters are being asked to choose new leaders in the midst of a chaotic, polarized and radically disrupted news environment. Getting to the truth...

virginia Woolf portrait
BASC70263 Autumn

Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, The Waves Virginia Woolf: Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse, The Waves

In this course we’ll read three of Virginia Woolf’s great novels: Mrs. Dalloway, To the Lighthouse and The Waves, all published between 1925 and 1931. Woolf is an exquisite prose stylist, psychologist...

woman in white illustration
BASC80039 Summer

Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White Wilkie Collins’ The Woman in White

The “woman in white” of the title is a mysterious young woman in distress whom art teacher Walter Hartright attempts to help. Much like The Moonstone, the story is an early detective novel told by...

Writing and Walking in Essays and Memoir
WRIT42603 Summer | Autumn

Writing and Walking in Essays and Memoir Writing and Walking in Essays and Memoir

This course is designed for individuals who want to develop their essay writing skills. Over the course of eight weeks, participants will develop a walking and writing practice. Participants will...

occupied france
HUAS80113 Autumn

Writing from Occupied France, 1940-1945 Writing from Occupied France, 1940-1945

In this course, we will discuss the writings and testimonies (in English translations) of five French writers and diarists who lived in German-occupied France from 1940-1945. Diaries such as...