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1st Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Current Issues of Germany

Volker Benkert, PhD, a professor at the School of Historical, Philosophical and Religious Studies, ASU, will discuss current politics and issues of Germany.



2nd Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversation with Frank Wilczek

A conversation about time with Frank Wilczek, PhD, who is a Nobel Laureate theoretical physicist, author of ‘A Beautiful Question’ a professor at Origins, ASU, MIT, Stockholm University, and Zhejiang University of Technology, China.



5th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Changing Narrative of The Self

Lee Ryan, PhD, head of Psychology at UofA, will lead a conversation on the changing narrative of the self.



6th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Cyber Security

Jamie Winterton, PhD, Director of Stategy for ASU’s Global Security Intiative, will discuss cyber security.



8th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Syrian Refugees

Jerry Hirsch, a board member and advisor of several international organizations, who was recently invited by The United Nations Refugee Agency to observe their work supporting Syrian refugees in Lebanon, will discuss what he learned.



10th Saturday 7PM The Salon
Jazz Piano

Pianist and composer Michael Collins will perform his original compositions and music for jazz piano.

In the gardens of David Wright House is Jun Kaneko sculptural exhibition ‘Capturing the Scent of Rain’.





12th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Pilgrims and Puritans

Peter Van Cleave, PhD, a lecturer of history at ASU, whose research includes the political and religious history of the Early American Republic, will discuss the Pilgrims and the Puritans.



20th Tuesday 7PM The Salon
The Academy Awards

Bill Goodykoontz, film critic for USA Today and The Arizona Republic, and culture writer, and former NPR arts editor Bill Wyman, will discuss the film nominations for The Academy Awards.




21st Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Perspectives on Phoenix

Wellington ‘Duke’ Reiter, a special assistant to Michael Crow at ASU, who has been a leader in the redevelopment of Downtown Phoenix, will discuss future developments for metropolitan Phoenix and the city’s regional and national relationships.



22nd Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Waiting for Godot

Patrick Bixby, PhD, an ASU english professor who runs a seminar at the Samuel Beckett Summer School, Trinity College, Dublin, will lead a conversation about Beckett’s ‘Waiting for Godot’.



25th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversations on Creativity

Ellen Palestrant, artist, filmmaker, and author, will host a conversation about creativity with people whom she interviewed for her new blog and book project.



28th Wednesday 7PM The Salon
The Egyptian Expedition

Pearce Paul Creasman, PhD, curator, Laboratory of Tree-Ring Research and director, Egyptian Expedition, University of Arizona, will discuss his most recent archaeological digs in The Valley of the Kings, Egypt and excavations in The Sudan.



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