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 Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Memory in the Real World

Whitney Hansen, PhD, a lecturer of psychology at ASU, will discuss her research about cognition and memory and eyewitness identification.



4th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Self Made Man

Timothy Sandefur, vice president for litigation and Duncan Chair in Constitutional Government, Goldwater Institute, and author of ‘Fredrick Douglass: Self Made Man’, will discuss what is a self made man and other ideas from his book.



7th Thursday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Deserts in a Changing World

Heather Throop, PhD, a professor at School of Life Sciences and School of Earth and Space Exploration, ASU, who is an ecosystem scientist, will discuss climate change in the desert.



11th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
East / West Mirror

Karen Kuo, PhD, a professor of Asian Pacific American Studies, ASU, will discuss geopolitical and cultural representations and narratives of Americans viewing Asians and Asians viewing Americans.



15th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Beautiful Game:
History and Culture of Soccer

Paul Arena, PhD and Enrico Minardi, PhD, of ASU School of International Letters and Cultures, will discuss the history and culture of soccer across the world, including soccer’s origins, World Cup victories, passion of supporters, and the scandals, corruption and violence.




16th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Expectations of Male and Female
Roles and Language

Cindi Sturtz Sreetharan, PhD, of ASU School of Human Evolution and Social Change, will discuss the the relationship of gender, roles of behavior, and language in today’s Western society.



19th Tuesday 7PM The Salon
Microbes in the Amazon

Hinsby Cadillo-Quiroz, PhD, of the Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The Biodesign Institute, ASU, will discuss his research on microbes in the Amazon.



26th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The 2018 and 2020 Elections:
What We Know Now

Michael O’Neill, PhD, political analyst and pollster of the opinion research firm O’Neil Associates, who hosts ‘The Think Tank’ on KTAR Radio, will discuss the upcoming Elections.





29th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Sleep and Dreaming

Michael Grandner, PhD, Director of Sleep and Health Research Program, University of Arizona College of Medicine, will discuss sleep and dreaming.



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