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

1st Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
A Political View of Europe

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.



3rd Wednesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Election of 1968

Scott Bales, Chief Justice of the Arizona Supreme Court, will discuss the election of 1968.



6th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
How Do We Deal With 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 present part two of a three part mini medical school series on cancer.



12th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The French Revolution

Markus Cruse, PhD, a professor at the School of International Letters and Cultures, ASU, will discuss the French Revolution.



15th Monday 7PM The Salon
New Technologies and Society

Diana Bowman, PhD, of the Sandra Day O’Connor College of Law, and the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, will discuss ethical, legal, and societal dimensions of new technologies.



16th Tuesday 7PM The Salon
Microbes and Autism

Rosa Krajmalnik-Brown, PhD, of the Biodesign Swette Center for Enviornmental Biotechnology, ASU, will discuss the human intestinal microbial ecology and it’s relationship to autism.



19th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)

David Guston, PhD, founding director of the School for the Future of Innovation in Society, ASU, will discuss the topic of his book ‘Frankenstein: Annotated’ about the scientific, ethical, and cautionary aspects of Mary Shelley’s classic novel .




22nd Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The 14th Amendment

Attorney Robert McWhirter, an award winning author and Bill of Rights expert, will discuss the 14th Amendment of the US Constitution.



24th Wednesday 6PM The Salon
Electric Desert
at The Desert Botanical Gardens

$25 admission for non DBG members

Ken Schutz, director of the Desert Botanical Gardens will introduce members to the exhibition Electric Desert - A Light and Sound Experience by Klip Collective. This exhibition includes seven site specific locations, inspired or related to the Gardens.



26th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Piano of Mark Fuller

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


27th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Technology as a Lens to View
Contemporary China

David Pietz, PhD, a professor of modern Chinese history, and director of Global Studies Program, UofA, will discuss technology as a way to understand contemporary China.



30th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
How Architecture
Could Change With Water

Architect Brian Farling of Jones Studio, will discuss the impact of water in desert environments on design and architecture.



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