Lectures, Lodging, Meals, & Activities

June 21-27, 2020

Hillsdale, MI

The Great Conversation in Western Literature

Great literature reflects and shapes the character of a civilization and of its citizens.  Thus Homer was called the “schoolteacher of the Greeks.” Who have been the schoolteachers of America, and more generally, of the citizens of the West? This seminar will examine the great conversation in Western literature, beginning in ancient Greece and Rome and continuing through Renaissance Europe, Elizabethan England, and the United States.

Learn from Hillsdale College faculty in a classroom environment.

Tour campus and enjoy recreational activities at campus facilities.

Enjoy first-class accommodations and meals.

Enjoy lively conversations with distinguished scholars in American history and politics in a friendly classroom environment.

Recreation options include the College's Olympic-size pool and modern fitness facilities, the John Anthony Halter Shooting Sports Education Center, and hiking and bike trails.

Stay at the newly-renovated Dow Center Hotel on campus and enjoy catered meals throughout the entire seminar.

Hillsdale College Campus

Discover your home-away-from-home on our beautiful 400-acre campus, while learning from Hillsdale's professors. Enjoy lively, informal conversations with your teachers and other like-minded guests during cocktail receptions and meals. 

The price for this seminar includes multiple daily lectures with Hillsdale College faculty, evening Q&A sessions, campus tours and group excursions, local entertainment, cocktail parties, high-end accommodations, shuttle service to all activities, and all meals.

Take advantage of the special room rate and arrive a day early, or stay over an extra day, for further independent exploration of Hillsdale's beautiful campus.

All-Inclusive Price

What Other Lifelong Learners Are Saying

Your registration Includes:

Daily Lectures & Evening sessions

Group Excursion

Cocktail Parties

Daily Catered Meals

On-Campus AccomModations

Shuttle Service

$1,099 per person

"The talks were so enjoyable; it felt like they were telling stories rather than lecturing!"

"The classes were interesting, the teachers just marvelous! We all had a great time, and you made it fun!"

"I am now fully convinced the principles of America do transcend time."

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Hillsdale, MI  |  June 21-27, 2020

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Lifelong Learning Seminar

The Great Conversation in Western Literature

A Lifelong Learning Seminar in Hillsdale, MI
June 21-27, 2020

Lifelong Learning Seminars provide a learning vacation unlike any other. Spend time with some of Hillsdale College's most distinguished professors, sharing insights, and joining in lively conversation. Enjoy the camaraderie of others who share your interest in continued learning and the preservation of liberty.

Reserve Your Spot