July Salons

Reservations required for all salons.

Spaces for some salons are limited and reservations will be
accepted in order of receipt. If you cannot honor
a reservation please call to cancel.

(chair) = please bring small folding chair
that has padded tips on chair legs.



2nd Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
US Supreme Court Cases
and Constitutional Issues

Paul Bender, former ASU Law Dean and former Deputy Solicitor General of US Supreme Court, will discuss current issues in US Supreme Court cases and Constitutional law.



6th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Self and Society

Daniel Sullivan, PhD, a professor of social psychology and director of Cultural-Existential Psychology Laboratory, UofA, will discuss the interrelationship of the individual and society.



9th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Art World City

Joanna Grabski, PhD, Director of School of Art and professor of art history, ASU, will discuss her book ‘Art World City: The Creative Economy of Artists and Urban Life in Dakar’ and her documentary film ‘Market Imaginary’.



10th Tuesday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Addiction and the Brain

Cassandra Gipson-Reichardt, PhD, a psychology professor and director of Neurobiology and Behavior in Addiction Lab, ASU, will discuss addiction.



13th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Johann Wofgang von Goethe

Donald Fette, PhD, an ASU Honors Faculty Fellow, will discuss the German writer and statesman Goethe.



14th Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Can You Judge Art by Judging the Artist?

Bill Goodykoontz, film critic for USA Today and The Arizona Republic, and Bill Wyman culture writer and former NPR arts editor, will discuss judging art by judging the artist.




21st Saturday 7PM The Salon (chair)
Impressions of China

Thomas Martin, PhD, an ASU Barrett Honors Faculty Fellow will discuss his impressions of China from his recent travels.



23rd Monday 7PM The Salon
Ethics, Morality, and Biology

Jason Robert, a bioethicist and philosopher of biology, who is Lincoln Chair of Ethics and director of Lincoln Center for Applied Ethics, ASU, will lead a conversation on ethics, morality, and biology.




26th Thursday 7PM The Salon
Criminal Justice Reform

Alessandra Soler, executive director of the Arizona ACLU, will discuss criminal justice reform.



27th Friday 7PM The Salon (chair)
The Habit of a Happy Life

Jeffrey Zeig, PhD, psychologist, author, lecturer, and founder of Milton Erickson Foundation, will discuss his book ‘The Habit of a Happy Life’.



30th Monday 7PM The Salon (chair)
John Adams

Peter Van Cleave, PhD, a lecturer of history in the School of Historical, Philosophical, and Religious Studies, ASU, will discuss John Adams, The Netherlands, and The Declaration of Independence.





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