August 27, 2020 at 7 p.m.
The Negro Baseball Leagues: An American Legacy
Garrett M. Graff
September 15, 2020 at 7 p.m.
The Only Plane in the Sky: An Oral History of 9/11
Glenn “Marty” Stein
October 13, 2020 at 7 p.m.
Recollections of an Editorial Cartoonist
Flying Horse Jazz Band
Genius + Soul: The Flying Horse Jazz Band Plays Ray Charles
Dr. Elizabeth Yuko
December 3, 2019 at 7 p.m.
The Ethics of Humanity: From Reality Shows to the ‘Golden Girls’
January 26, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Dirty Work: The untold story of the secret mission to steal back TWA Flight 847 from Hezbollah
Dr. Christina Proenza-Coles
February 23, 2021 at 7 p.m.
American Founders: How People of African Descent Established Freedom in the New World
March 2, 2021 at 7 p.m.
Are we there yet? How close are we to living on other planets?
The Core Ensemble
April 21, 2021 at 7 p.m.
The Beacon Salon Speaker Series brings in speakers, educators, authors, and entertainers to educate, edify, and entertain. Our speakers explore Florida history, literature and the arts, popular culture, science, politics, and more. We hope you’ll join us — all presentations are currently virtual.
Support the Series
Beacon Salon Speaker Series events are free and open to the public, however, donations are welcome to help defray the cost of speaker fees, catering, travel/lodging/transportation for out-of-town speakers, and venue costs. Sponsorships also are available for the entire series or individual events. To make a donation or to inquire about sponsorships, please contact BeaconSalon@BeaconCollege.edu.
Be a Presenter
For speakers interested in presenting, please use our Beacon Salon Series Submission form.