March 2, 2021

March 02, 2021 10:18 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


PLATO Weekly Update

March 2, 2021

CURRICULUM

SPRING 2021 COURSES ARE NOW UNDERWAY!

  • Spring courses are all online.  
  • Check with Course Coordinators to confirm if seats are still available.

2021 Course Dates
Planning your calendar for 2021? Registration and course start dates for this Summer and Fall are all listed on our COURSES page (scroll down in the right-hand column).

COURSES PAGE 

LECTURES & THEATER

LECTURES 

MARCH 18: Life's A Daring Adventure and You're Not Done Yet! Mary Helen Conroy, an inspirational speaker, reinvention life coach and author of The Amazing Itty Bitty Retirement Book, will examine the good, the bad and the ugly, the scary and sad, and the awesomeness of building our lives after we end our career. 

APRIL 6: Hidden in Plain Sight: Native American Cultural Landscape Omar Poler, Indigenous Education Coordinator, UW-Madison Office of the Provost/School of Education, talks about the Native American cultural landscape that is present all around us.


THEATER

A Virtual Season of Tributes from The Cabaret Project of St Louis will be showcasing Tony DeSare and Capathia Jenkins singing Frank Sinatra & Ella Fitzgerald on March 20 and 27, 7:30 pm.  Check out this and other performance offerings included on PLATO's Virtual Theater Trips listings.

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR 

Reprieve! 
Original Submission Deadline Extended

The Agora Editorial Board is currently accepting submissions of:  fictionnon-fiction (including essays), poetry, and visual arts for publication in the upcoming Volume 7 of The Agora, PLATO‚Äôs magazine for arts and ideas. 

Submission Deadline has been extended to March 15, 2021.
Click below for complete information. 

SUBMISSION DETAILS 

FEATURED AGORA WORKS

Each week, we offer for your enjoyment, a featured piece from contributors to PLATO's Agora arts and ideas journal. This week we highlight Fay Ferington's work, Branches.

AGORA FEATURE 

SOCIAL GATHERINGS

THIS FRIDAY: The next PLATO Virtual Breakfast is this Friday, March 5, 9:30 to 10:30 am. Meet new friends and connect with other PLATO members.  Click below for more information and the link to join the online gathering. 

MORE INFO 

SOCIAL JUSTICE EVENTS & READINGS
Suggested readings, films, activities, and podcasts.

Select from a range of topics and formats for your late winter reading, viewing, or listening, curated by PLATO's Diversity Awareness Committee.

SOCIAL JUSTICE LISTINGS 

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PLATO Office Operations
UW-Madison Continuing Studies
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Email: info@platomadison.org
Phone: 608-262-5823
Fax: 608-265-4555

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