ALEXANDRIA, Minn. — Senior College of West Central Minnesota announced its 2021 spring class schedule.

College-level scholars from across the state will provide lecture on a broad range of topics. Classes are offered via Zoom beginning Tuesday, March 16 and concluding Thursday, April. 29. Lectures are held live from 3:15 to 4:45 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Admission for the lectures is by season membership only. The $99 registration fee covers all 14 lectures.

The following lectures are being offered this spring:

  • The Imperial Presidency Revisited
  • New and Pending Free Speech Cases
  • Minnesota Resources Commission: What it is and Why it Matters
  • Studying the Beginning of the Universe from the Bottom of the World
  • Sustainable Solutions for Our Plastic Planet Predicament
  • Earth Day +50: The Legacy of the 1960s-1970s American Environmental Movement
  • Media Ownership and You
  • The Impact of the Election and the Pandemic on US Foreign Policy
  • A New Moral Rubicon? Autonomous Weapons and Just War
  • Consciousness and the Natural World
  • Biological Curiosities Explained
  • The Preludes and Fugues of J.S. Bach
  • The Playful Side of Engineering
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Admission for the lecture series is by season membership only. A single registration fee of $99 covers all 14 lectures. For information on registration or a list of lectures, visit or call either 320-762-4510 or 888-234-1313.