Reservations required for all salons.
If you cannot honor a reservation
please call to cancel.

(chair) = please bring small folding chair
that has padded tips on chair legs

3rd Monday 7PM The Salon
National Politics

Ronald Hansen, congressional political reporter at The Arizona Republic, will discuss current issues of national politics.



4th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Pauline Davies on the Maggie’s Centers

Pauline Davies, an award winning science and health broadcaster and professor at Hugh Downs School of Communication, ASU, will discuss the Maggie’s Centers, caring environments for people with cancer, that are across United Kingdom designed by leading architects including Frank Gehry, Zaha Hadid, and Richard Rogers.




6th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Navigli Project

Serena Ferrando, PhD, an ASU professor of environmental humanities and Italian, will discuss The Navigli Project, a digital map of Milan’s waterways. The Project comprises layers of history, politics, literature, architecture, and art of Milan, Italy.




13th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Paul Bender on Impeachment

Paul Bender, former US Deputy Solicitor General and former ASU Law Dean, will discuss legal issues surrounding Impeachement.



15th Saturday 7PM The Salon
Michael Collins Jazz Piano

Pianist and composer Michael Collins will perform his original compositions and music for jazz piano, including a jazz sketch of West Side Story.




17th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Constitutional Congress of 1787

Peter Van Cleave, PhD, a lecturer of history at ASU, whose research includes the history of the Early American Republic will discuss the Constitutional Congress of 1787.



21st Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Frank Wilczek on Strange New MInds

Frank Wilczek a Nobel Laureate and theoretical physicist, at MIT, Stockholm University, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, and ASU. will discuss the idea and reality of thinking machines - strange new minds.



24th Monday 7PM The Salon
The Oceans and Climate Change

Susanne Neuer, PhD, a professor at ASU School of Life Sciences, will discuss the relationship of The Oceans and Climate Change.



26th Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Good Reasons for Bad Feelings

Randy Nesse, MD, physician, scientist, and author, will discuss his book ‘Good Reasons for Bad Feelings’, one of Economist’s 2019 books of the year.



27th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Higher Education

George Justice, PhD, ASU English professor and former Humanities Dean, and Mari Koerner, PhD, ASU Education professor and former Dean of Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, will discuss higher ed.




29th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Mark Fuller Plays Music for Piano

Mark Fuller, who has received recognition in several international piano competitions, who will play works by Schumann and Mussorgsky.



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