3rd Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conversation with Paul Bender
Paul Bender, former US Deputy Solicitor General and former ASU Law Dean, will discuss current cases of US Supreme Court.
6th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Michelle Shiota, PhD, a professor of social psychology at ASU, who researches positive emotions, emotion regulation, and emotional regulation of close relationships, will discuss awe.
8th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Something from Nothing:
Black Holes and Mysteries of Universe
A conversation with theoretical physicist and commentator Lawrence Krauss, PhD, author of ‘A Universe from Nothing’, ‘The Greatest Story Ever Told: So Far’, and founder of The Origins Project Foundation and The Origins Project Podcasts.
10th Thursday 7PM The Salon
World War II : The Eastern Front
ASU history professors Volker Benkert, PhD and Yan Mann, PhD, whose research focuses on Germany and Russia, will discuss The Eastern Front in WW II.
18th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
5G and Artificial Intelligence
Brad Allenby, PhD, an environmental scientist, environmental attorney, and professor of civil and environmental engineering, and of law, ASU, will discuss 5G networks and Artificial Intelligence.
19th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Bill Goodykoontz, media critic for USA Today and The Arizona Republic, will discuss social media.
21st Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Michael Lacey, former editor of The New Times and The Village Voice, and a First Amendment proponent, will discuss free speech.
23rd Wednesday 6PM The Salon
Wild Rising at Desert Botanical Gardens
$23 adult/$20 seniors, free DBG members
Ken Schutz, director of the Desert Botanical Gardens will introduce a new exhibition from Milan, ‘Wild Rising by Cracking Art’ -an installation of more than 1,000 animal sculptures made ffrom colorfufl recyclable plastic.
26th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Three cellists: Emily Hunt, Gillian Kuroiwa, and Cameryn Baum, wiill perform music of J.S. Bach, Carlo Alfredo Piatti, Jean Sibelius, and Jean-Baptiste Barriere.
28th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
How Placenta May Shape Sex Differences
Melissa Wilson Sayers, PhD, a computational evolutionary biologist at ASU, who researches sex biased biology, will discuss how placenta may shape sex differences in the immune system.
30th Wednesday 7PM The Salon
Ethics of Life and Death
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 discuss ethics of life and death.