Lectures in the Spring semester, 2018

  • July 01, 2018
  • Various Locations

Registration

  • Free and Open to the Public

This lecture is FREE to PLATO members and their guests.

No registration is required.


PLATO Lecture Series



All lectures are FREE to PLATO members and their guests. 

Registration is not required.


The Special Events Committee has organized a series of lectures on various topics for 2018.  The following lectures are currently being organized and additional information will be posted here, as it becomes available.  


"Hurricanes, Wildfires and Climate Change ...  Cause or Effect???"

Speaker: Meteorologist Bob Lindmeier

Date: January 17, 2018

Time: 12:30 pm - 2:00 pm

Loc:    Oakwood Village, West, University Woods

Coord: Carrol Schiller


"Victorian's Secrets: The Revealing History of Women's Underwear" 

Speaker: Leslie Bellais, Curator of Social History

Wisconsin Historical Society 

Date: February 14, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Loc:    Oakwood Village, West, Art Center/Auditorium

Coord: Aleta Murray


"Program for Black History Month: Reducing Prejudice" 

Speaker:  

Date: February 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Loc:    Oakwood Village, West, Art Center/Auditorium

Coord: Roger Backes


"Clearing Common Misconceptions about ISLAM and Current

  Community Challenges."

Speakers: 

  • Women's Rights - Sarah Schlosser
  • Sharia Law, Jihad & Terrorism - Sheikh Alhagie Jallow
  • Current Community Challenges - Masood Akhtar
  • Muslim World Experiences - John Vaudreuil (former U.S. Attorney of Western Wisconsin.)

Date: March 7, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Loc:    Oakwood Village, West, University Wood

Coord: Mike Di Iorio


"Patrick Marsh: A Look at its Past and Future"

Speakers: 

  • Tony Abate of Groundswell Conservancy - Moderator

Date: March 17, 2018

Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

Loc:    Sun Prairie Library, Sun Prairie, WI

Coord: Mike Di Iorio, Bill Eisinger


"Understanding Community Programs: Supporting families across the generations."

Speakers: 

Date: April or May, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Loc:   Oakwood Village, West, University Wood

Coord: 


"Understanding Community Programs: Importance of early childhood learning opportunities."

Speakers: 

Date: April or May, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Loc:   Oakwood Village, West, University Wood

Coord: 


"Veteran's Program"

Speakers: 

Date: May, 2018

Time: 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Loc:   Veteran's Museum, 30 W. Mifflin St, Madison, WI


 

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