March 23, 2021

March 23, 2021 10:38 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)


PLATO Weekly Update

March 23, 2021

CURRICULUM

Could you be a course coordinator? Read all about coordinating courses and see if this is a way you can share your interests with others in PLATO! 

COURSES PAGE 

LECTURES & THEATER

LECTURES 

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.

Did you serve in the Peace Corps?  If yes, and you want to help plan a fall PLATO lecture honoring the 60th anniversary of the Peace Corps, please contact Tim Otis: tierneyotis@gmail.com 


THEATER

LOTS of new drama this week and coming up -- from George Takei's Allegiance, to Milwaukee Chamber Theatre's amazing productions of The Island and The Way She Spoke, or Lincoln Center's VANYA and SONIA and MASHA and SPIKE, and The Irish Repertory Theater's offering, The Aran Islands.  These and so much more are included on PLATO's Virtual Theater Trips page.

SPECIAL EVENTS CALENDAR 

PLATO ANNUAL ELECTION: 
NOMINEES FOR 2021-2022 BOARD 

Each year PLATO members vote on the Board of Directors officers who will serve during the next membership year plus At-Large board members who will serve new 3 year terms. This spring online voting for these 2021-2022 board positions will take place from Wednesday, April 21 through Wednesday, May 5. An email with a link to the online Ballot will be sent on April 21.

Biographies of candidates on the Nominating Committee’s slate of candidates for the 2021-2022 officer and board positions are on the PLATO website. The Nominating Committee thanks all the individuals who agreed to be listed. 

BOARD NOMINEES 

PLATO MEMBER SURVEY DUE BY MARCH 31

On March 17 members received a brief satisfaction survey regarding your experiences with PLATO, particularly during the past year when in-person programs were suspended.  Your feedback will help the PLATO board and committee volunteers prepare for future programming. 

The survey was emailed to you from Russell Consulting -"noreply @alchemer.com"with the subject line "Invitation to Complete the PLATO Member Survey 2021". Please take a few minutes to let PLATO know how best to address your interests and preferences. The survey responses are due no later than March 31. Your involvement and support of PLATO is very important! If you have already completed the survey, Thank you

FEATURED AGORA WORKS

Each weekwe offer for your enjoyment, a featured piece from contributors to PLATO's Agora arts and ideas journal. Refresh your mind with this week's featured work and scroll through the Features page to appreciate past weekly highlights.

AGORA FEATURE 

SOCIAL GATHERINGS

The next PLATO Virtual Breakfast will be Friday, April 2nd from 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 early spring reading, viewing, or listening, curated by PLATO's Diversity Awareness Committee.

SOCIAL JUSTICE LISTINGS 

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For more information about PLATO, contact:

PLATO Office Operations
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

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