2nd Monday 7PM The Salon
Peter Lehman, PhD, director, Center for Film, Media and Popular Culture at ASU, will give an introduction and lead a conversation about the film ‘American Sniper’ directed by Clint Eastwood. Members are requested to see the film prior to the salon.
6th Friday 7PM The Salon
Frank Wilczek, PhD, a Nobel Laureate, Herman Feshbach Professor of Physics, MIT, and a visiting professor at Origins, ASU, asks “What will the next 100 years in physics be like? I don’t know, of course, but it’s fun to think about. I will discuss the ideas and technologies that look to me the especially exciting and promising.”
7th Saturday 4PM The Salon
In the afternoon, Georg Stangelberger, artistic director of the Phoenix Boys Choir will discuss the changing boy choir voice, the benefits of the Choir, and will be joined by several members of the Phoenix Boys Choir.
11th Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Victoria Crawford, who is a professional certified lifestyle coach, yoga instructor, founder of Way of Discovery Coaching and Consulting, and author of ‘The Art and Practice of Trust’ will discuss her ideas on trust and positive change.
12th Thursday 6:30PM The Salon
Maricopa County is the 4th largest trial court in the Country, and considered nationally as one of the finest trial courts. Colin Campbell has assembled a panel of former and current presiding judges who will describe the business of running the Courts, from finding interpreters, lobbying for budgets, finding best practices, human resources, resolving competing governing bodies and implementing case management practices and more.
13th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Mark Lussier, PhD, chair of ASU English Dept., will explore Mary Shelley’s classic novel ‘Frankenstein’ and the novel’s long shadows on literature and film.
18th Wednesday 12:30PM The Salon
Mary Jo Pitzl, political writer for The Arizona Republic,
21st Saturday 6PM The Salon
After a sunset social, composer, arranger, and jazz pianist Michael Collins will perform original and classic jazz music for piano.
26th Thursday 7:15PM The Salon
Christy Appel Lespron, PhD, RD, of the nutrition faculty at ASU, will discuss the world of gut bacteria and health.
30th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Sander van der Leeuw, PhD, the 2012 United Nations Champion of the Earth for Science and Innovation, and a Foundation Professor at ASU School of Sustainability, will explore the question “why should we care?”
31st Tuesday 7PM The Salon
Lynda Mae, PhD, a lecturer of psychology at ASU, will discuss the psychology of sleep and dreaming.
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