March SDIS NEWS
SATURDAY, MARCH 15, 2014 1:30 - 3:30PM
Free and Open to the Public
UCSD CHANCELLORS COMPLEX #111A
Free Parking in the Gilman Parking Structure
The two are Lisa Porter, professor of Theatre and Dance, and head of stage management at UCSD... more
New Study Groups Navigation
From the President
SUPPER WITH SCHOLARS
David and Dorothy Parker recently sent all SDIS members email notices of a new SDIS activity, Supper With Scholars. The name is a give-away: it is a dinner-time food and conversation event. It complements another recently introduced SDIS activity of the same sort but held mid-morning, the SDIS Breakfast Roundtable.
Breakfast Roundtable events, held monthly, have been well attended by members, an obvious sign that SDIS members enjoy conversation with each other. The Roundtable discussions start with a selected topic but are unstructured. This encourages attendees to introduce their own perspectives. Issues get elaborated; interesting points of view are frequently interwoven. I've attended. It is good intellectual fun.
But the Roundtables are morning events and some people prefer evening socializing, perhaps because they have daytime jobs or, like me, they are inherently attuned to relaxing into good conversation and socializing during dinner hours.
In any event, we who attend Supper With Scholars events are the "... more
Topics of Interest
SDIS BREAKFAST ROUNDTABLE
We’ll meet at Coco’s on Monday, March 17 from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. for breakfast and roundtable discussion. Coco’s is located in University City at the intersection of Genesee and Nobel Drive in the Costa Verde shopping center. It’s across the street from University Town Center. To make a reservation, contact Barbara Heckler at firstname.lastname@example.org by Saturday, November 16. Don’t hesitate to call at the last minute – we’ll make space!
Our first meeting took place in November, 2013. SDIS participants discussed several topics of interest and from the options... continue