Spring 2018 Course Schedule 

Click on a course title to view information about the course including the meeting dates, course description, and participation level or click on the link below to view the schedule as a PDF.

Monday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Experiencing Great English Literature  Pat Becker & Phil Paulson Madison Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Pathways to a Sustainable Planet Richard Steeves & Tony Praza Wisconsin Bank and Trust
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Refighting the Civil War Daryl Sherman Capitol Lakes
10:15 AM - 11:45 AMHot Topics - Current Events EastBill Molis Goodwill - Northside Town Center 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Exploring Creativity  Diane Hughes Madison Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMHealthy AgingFrank SteinAttic Angel Place
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Managing Your Money Bill Horns Madison Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Novels Old & New  Eve Wilkie & Kate Dike Fitchburg Senior Center
1:30 PM - 3:00 PM Alexander Technique Debby Thomas Capitol Lakes - Health Center Auditorium
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMReaders' TheaterAndy Bissonnette & Nancy Schultz Christ Presbyterian Church
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Women's Journeys Toward Self-Discovery Grethe Brix-J. Leer Madison Senior Center

Tuesday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Biographies West Mary Becker & Chuck Pils Wisconsin Bank and Trust
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Short Stories and Essays Irv Klibaner Gardens Retirement Community
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Celebrating the Poetic Voice in Your Life Debbie Bissonnette & Barbara Carson State Bar of Wisconsin 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMContemporary Economic IssuesChuck Karabin Capitol Lakes 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM  Jazz Toni Jakovec Wisconsin Bank and Trust
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMPoems as Guides/Models for New PoetryLewis Bosworth Madison Senior Center
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMFilm History Jim O'Brien Ashman Public Library 
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Discovering Art at the Chazen Museum, Part 2 - Tuesday Series Annette Felice Chazen Museum of Art 

Wednesday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Continuing Philosophy Jim Halloran & Ed Cothroll Madison Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Global Affairs and the Media Johanna Chworowsky & Joe Elder Capitol Lakes
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reminiscence Writing AM Paul Gohdes Capitol Lakes
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Biographies East Steve Werlein Pinney Public Library
1:00 PM - 2:30 PMChazen Gallery Talks Judith MjaanesChazen Museum of Art
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Current Events West Greg Bell & Meg Taylor Covenant Presbyterian Church
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Frontiers in Life Science Paul Brandl UW Space Place
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMWriting WorkshopAndy Millman Neighborhood House 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PMLife MapsNorman LeerMadison Senior Center 
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM Reminiscence Writing PM Judy Havens Madison Senior Center
2:00 PM - 3:30 PMDiscovering Art at the Chazen Museum,. Part 2 - Wednesday SeriesAnnette FeliceChazen Museum of Art
2:00 PM - 3:30 PM Experience Art Again!Candie WaterlooChazen Museum of Art

Thursday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

9:30 AM - 12:00 PM International Film Festival  Jim O'Brien & Bob Fry Capitol Lakes
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM What in the World Happened  Bruce Gregg Madison Christian Community
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM 1960-1975Tim Otis Covenant Presbyterian Church 
10:00 AM - 11:30 AMExperience Art!Helen Burish Chazen Museum of Art
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Physics and Society Don Reeder Madison Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PMPLATO Members Discuss Issues of Injustice and InequalityRick Orton UW South Madison Partnership 
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Readings in the Science of Happiness Jan Fulwiler & Kathi Vos Madison Senior Center
1:00 PM - 3:00 PM Art Museums Martha Moye Madison Art Museums and Studios 
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMA Leisurely Walk Through American History Norman RisjordOakwood Village - University Woods
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM The Play's the Thing - Downtown Karine Brager Madison Senior Center
1:30 PM - 3:30 PM We Love a Mystery  Barbara Evans Covenant Presbyterian Church

Friday

Time

Course

Coordinator

Location

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Reading Gabriel García MárquezJohn and Jan KinarFitchburg Senior Center
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM Travel Leslie and Brent Larsen Capitol Lakes
1:00 PM - 3:00 PMThe Bible and Its Critics, Part 4Tom Schlicht Madison Senior Center
1:30 PM - 3:00 PMMaritime History IIIHank WhippleWisconsin Historical Museum
 

In partnership with




Donate

Please Help

Make a onetime or recurring,
tax deductible contribution.


For more info about PLATO contact:

Louise Fowler
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
21 N. Park St, 7th Floor, Madison, WI 53715

Email: info@platomadison.org
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

PLATO is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization

Website by 34fiveSolutions.com

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software