January Salons

Reservations required for all salons.

Spaces for some salons are limited and reservations will be
accepted in order of receipt. If you cannot honor
a reservation please call to cancel.

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



5th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Me Too

Gloria Feldt, author, commentator, and feminist leader, former president of Planned Parenthood, who is co-founder and president of Take the Lead, an organization with the purpose to prepare, develop, inspire, and propel women, will discuss the Me Too Movement.



5th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Music for the Tango

call for location

Trio Cernotto - Dorsey - Piva will perform an eclectic repertoire from the Americas, including traditional tangos by Astor Piazzolla and modern tangos, as well as works by contemporary composers. Guitarists Miguel Piva and Chris Dorsey, of the Santa Fe Guitar Quartet, are joined by bandoneonist Danilo Cernotto from Sante Fe, Argentina.



7th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Political View of Europe

call for location

Lenka Bustikova, PhD, who grew up in Prague and is a professor in the School of Politics and Global Studies, ASU, will discuss politics in Europe.



8th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Sun

Joe Giacalone, PhD, an astrophysicist at the Lunar and Planetary Laboratory, University of Arizona, and co-investigator of the recently launched NASA Parker Solar Probe, the first ever mission to ‘touch’ the Sun, will discuss the Sun.



15th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Political Divide

Adam Seagrave, PhD, assistant director of the School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, ASU, will discuss the political divide in America.



17th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Trump vs. Roberts

Paul Bender, former US Deputy Solicitor General and former ASU Law Dean, will discuss politics and the Court.



19th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
JS Bach Tribute

Music of JS Bach, including Brandenburgs 4 and 5, will be performed by pianist Tom Horne, violinists Jerry Bridwell and Bill Berge, recorderists Judith Prakel-Lopez and Martin Dorr, and cellist Carlie Rich.


22nd Tuesday 7PM The Salon
What Can Biology Reveal About Morality?

Jason Robert, PhD, a bioethicist and philosopher of biology, who is Lincoln Chair of Ethics and director of Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, ASU, will explore the ways in which various branches of biology can shed light on moral attitudes and behavior.



25th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Art World City

Joanna Grabski, PhD, director of School of Art and professor of art history, ASU, will discuss her book ‘Art World City’: The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban Life in Dakar’ and her documentary film ‘Market Imaginary’.



26th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Local Treatment of Cancer

Carolyn Compton, MD, PhD, an academic pathologist, at the School of Life Sciences and The Biodesign Institute, ASU and the Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, and editor in chief of ‘Current Pathobiology Reports’, will discuss local treatment of cancer, as part of a three part series on treatments.



28th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Are Corporations People?

Blake Ashforth, Horace Steele Arizona Heritage Chair, Dept. of Management and Entrepreneurship, W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU, will discuss his research of people applying human qualities to organizations.




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