2nd Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Karen Bollermann, PhD, a faculty member of the humanities and arts at ASU’s Polytechnic campus, will discuss Lewis Carroll’s classic ‘Alice in Wonderland’.
7th Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Mary Jo Pitzl, a political writer for The Arizona Republic, will discuss issues of Arizona politics in the new year.
9th Friday 7PM The Salon
Spooky Kool will perform their original jazz / funk music sounds. The band includes composer Gabriel Bey performing trumpet, flugelhorn and vocals, Phil Janzen on drums, Sandra Bassett performing keyboards and vocals, Jack Schaar on saxophone, Ross Covington playing bass, and Peter Mello performing guitar.
10th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Pastry chef Karen Olson of Vonceil’s Pies, will offer tastings of five of her homemade pies and discuss her pastry dreams, at this salon pie social.
11th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Markus Cruse, PhD, a professor of French at the School of International Letters and Cultures, ASU, will discuss the history of Paris.
17th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The act of reading certain texts can leave one anxious. Rebecca Soares, PhD, a faculty fellow of the Barrett Honors College, ASU, will explore what it means for a text to make the reader uncomfortable and how this anxiety can be a productive emotion.
21st Wednesday 7:15PM The Salon
Victor Trastek, MD, former CEO of Mayo Clinic, who currently mentors physicians within the Mayo Clinic on leadership and professionalism, will be joined by Natalie Landman, PhD, Associate Director for Projects at the ASU Healthcare Delivery and Policy Program, to discuss the delivery of new innovative medicine.
22nd Thursday 7PM The Salon
Dick Riley, Vice President of FineMark Bank will discuss real life episodes of beneficiary war stories from his 35 years in banking. Dick will converse with members about what you need to know when planning your estate so things work out the way you want.
24th Saturday 4PM The Salon (chair)
In the afternoon, Alfred Kaszniak, PhD, a professor in departments of psychology, neurology, and psychiatry at University of Arizona, and co-editor of the book ‘Toward a Science of Consciousness’ will discuss psychology and buddhism.
27th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Claudio Vekstein, an architect from Argentina and a professor of architecture at ASU, who specializes in public work, will discuss his recent work on micro-territorial infrastructure.
30th Friday 7PM The Salon
Chris Impey, PhD, University Distinguished Professor and Deputy Head, Steward Observatory at University of Arizona, will discuss the future of space travel.
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