The Lifelong Learning Academy's spring series of Einstein’s Circle forums will begin March 2 and continue every Wednesday through March 30. The classes run 3-4:30 p.m. and are held at the Selby Auditorium of the University of South Florida, Sarasota-Manatee, 8350 N. Tamiami Trail, Sarasota. The first talk will be on the subject of "Petroleum Prices and Geopolitics" and will feature Jim Bartis, a senior policy researcher with the RAND Corporation. The cost is $5 per session for Academy members and $6 for nonmembers. Seating is limited to 180 participants. Register online by clicking here or by calling (941) 359-4296.