LEARN. QUESTION. DISCUSS. GROW.

San Diego Independent Scholars is a warm, social community of inquisitive adults who enjoy gathering to study the arts, sciences, literature and more. With featured speakers and regular meetings, we provide educational and cultural events for our members to enjoy.

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Lecture of the Month

Is Donald Trump the New Normal?

Guest Speaker: Sam Popkin
Date & Time: Saturday, September 21 at 1:30pm
Where We Meet: Room 111A, Chancellor’s Complex, UCSD

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Samuel Popkin is professor emeritus of political science at the University of California San Diego Prior to that he taught at Yale, Harvard and the University of Texas. He received his B S in Mathematics and Political Science and his Ph D in Political Science from MIT…

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Our Study Groups & Other Activities

These activities, along with our dynamic monthly lectures, represent just some of the varied
interests of our members. SDIS offers many opportunities for lively discussions!

COLLOQUY CAFE
(WORD CONCEPTS)

CULTURE

FILM

GENERAL RELATIVITY
(PHYSICS)

NEUROSCIENCE

DINING
EVENTS

SOCIAL
ACTIVITIES

NOT A MEMBER YET?   We welcome guests to join us for a complementary Study Group of their choice.  

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What Members Say

“I was looking for something like the study groups. I’m so glad I found SDIS. My life is richer because of it. “

-Barbara

“At SDIS I get to spend time with some terrific, interesting people.”

-Alvin

“I’ve been stimulated intellectually by SDIS activities and have been delighted by the people I’ve met.I have been encouraged to write when I otherwise wouldn’t have, and have been introduced to subjects I didn’t know about.”

-Gerry

SDISIT’S FOR THOSE WHO
TREASURE A LIFE OF THE MIND.