Fairhaven Lecture Series

Fairhaven Lecture Series

Fairhaven - All Lectures

Current Series

spring 2019

Past Series

fall 2018

 Spring 2016 - All the World's a Stage Fall 2015 - Standing the Test of Time Spring 2015 - Remarkable Women Fall 2014 - Democracy Today Spring 2014 - Lincoln Fall 2013 - Turning Points

Since 1983, UW-Whitewater faculty and staff from the Whitewater and Janesville campuses, along with area business and community leaders, have been presenting multi-disciplinary lectures to thousands of lifelong learners. Lectures in the Fairhaven Lecture Series are open to the public at no charge, and no registration required. They are held on Mondays at 3:00 pm during the academic year in Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services, 435 West Starin Road in Whitewater, Wisconsin. Guest/street parking is adjacent to the building. Please join us, won’t you?

Unable to attend?  Videos of lectures since 2012 are available for viewing at any time. Click here to search videos.  Select Fairhaven Lectures are also available on Wisconsin Public Television's University Place series. Check their website for more information.

Upcoming Series:

A World at War: Taking a Closer Look at WWII

Seventy-five years ago, the world was engaged in the deadliest conflict in history. The Second World War impacted millions of people from dozens of countries across the globe. From the horrors of genocide and nuclear weapons to the emergence of super powers and a baby boom, the stories and legacies from the war are formative and profound. Join us this spring as we take a closer look at the Allies and the Axis, the international battlefields and the home front, the great powers and the greatest generation.

View Spring 2019 Schedule

If you have a disability and desire accommodations, please advise us as early as possible. Requests are confidential. UW-Whitewater provides equal opportunities in employment and programming including Title IX and ADA requirements. Please contact Kari Borne at 262-472-1003 or bornek@uww.edu for further information.


All lectures are free and open to the public and are held on Mondays at 3 p.m. in the Fellowship Hall of Fairhaven Senior Services, 435 West Starin Road, Whitewater. Street parking is adjacent to the building.

Fairhaven Parking

The content of each lecture in the Fairhaven Lecture Series is the intellectual property of the individual presenter.