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1st Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Samuel Johnson

Bill Wyman, culture writer and former NPR arts editor, will join George Justice, PhD, an Engish professor at ASU, for a conversation about Samuel Johnson, the 18th century poet, literary critic, essayist, moralist, biographer, editor, and author of ‘The Dictionary of the English Language’.


3rd Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Brahm Resnik on Politics

Brahm Resnik, anchor and reporter for 12 News KPNX, who hosts ‘Sunday Square Off’, will discuss national and Arizona political issues.


4th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Conflict of Divine Law and Human Law

Karen Taliaferro, PhD, a professor at The School of Civic and Economic Thought and Leadership, ASU, will discuss her book project ‘The Possibility of Religious Freedom: Early Natural Law and the Abrahamic Faiths’.


7th Friday 5PM The Salon
Art Opening of Jill Friedberg

Before her Opening, Jill (Rubin) Friedberg will discuss her Herberger Theater colorful mixed media paintings art show ‘Fantasy for a Noble Universe’, an expression of hope for the current chaotic world.


8th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Treatments for 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 three of a mini medical school series on cancer. Tonight’s conversation will be about local treatments including surgery and radiation.


9th Sunday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Stockholm Water Prize

Bruce Rittmann, Director of the Swette Center for Environmental Biotechnology, The Biodesign Institute, ASU,, winner of the 2018 Stockholm Water Prize, will discuss his research purifying water with microbes, his prestigious international award, and the ceremony of The Stockholm Water Prize.


11th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Getting Schlaged

A conversation with Carl Hammerschlag, MD, psychiatrist, lecturer, author about the continuing evolution of identity as we age, and how to deal compassionately with ourselves and our changes.


12th Wednesday 7PM The Salon
The Mysterious and Complex World
of Supply Chains

Tom Kull, PhD, a professor at W.P. Carey School of Business, ASU, will discuss what supply chain means, how it affects everyone, and why it is taught.  Tom will discuss the interconnectedness, cultural differences, and technologies of supply chains.

20th Thursday 7PM The Salon
Sexuality in America

Tracy Fessenden, the Steve and Margaret Forster professor in School of Religious Studies, ASU, will lead a conversation about attitudes and values regarding sexuality and gender roles in America.


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