Great Discourses actively collaborates with a number of like-minded organizations to promote lifelong liberal education in general and Great Books education in particular. We also support the work of a wide variety of other organizations pursuing similar goals.
Alliance for Liberal Learning
The Alliance for Liberal Learning (ALL) brings together scholars, organizations and the members of the general public to promote and support conversations about great works and ideas as a way of opening the public imagination to the enduring value of lifelong liberal education. Great Discourses is a founding member of ALL.
Classical Pursuits (CP) offers a variety of learning vacations for adults from all over North America to share their ideas about great works of literature, art, and music in a relaxed and informal setting. Great Discourses partners with Classical Pursuits to offer online discussion courses that prepare travelers for their learning vacations and allow learning to continue after the trip is over. Great Discourses also provides educator professional development services for Classical Pursuits discussion leaders.
Curious Oyster Seminars
Curious Oyster Seminars (COS) brings curious adults together to explore the works of human ingenuity — art, literature, philosophy — in beautiful locations. Great Discourses partners with Curious Oyster Seminars to offer online discussion courses that prepare travelers for their learning vacations and allow learning to continue after the trip is over.
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Harrison Middleton University
Harrison Middleton University (HMU) is a great books, great ideas, great conversations, distance learning university that offers undergraduate and graduate education in the humanities with concentrations in imaginative literature, natural science, philosophy and religion, and social science. Great Discourses partners with Harrison Middleton to offer HMU Continuing Education Units (CEU) for completion of most Great Discourses discussion courses.