The Forum

The Forum is a series of stimulating conversations about faith and ethics in relation to the important issues of our day. We invite inspiring and illustrious people to sit down for a real conversation with the Forum’s host, Malcolm Clemens Young, the dean of Grace Cathedral and with you. Our guests range from artists, inventors and philosophers to pop culturists and elected officials, but the point of The Forum is singular: civil, sophisticated discourse that engages minds and hearts to think in new ways about the world.

Watch or Listen to Past Forums

Below, you can watch Forums from Fall 2015 on. You can also listen to Forums, from the most recent one to all the way back to 2007, as an iTunes podcast.

August 16, 2016
Guest: Dr. Kenneth Taylor, Stanford University Philosophy professor
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May 29, 2016
Guest: Lily Pearsall
Lily Pearsall, Curatorial Project Manager at SFMOMA
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May 22, 2016
Guest: Karen Korematsu
Karen Korematsu, founder and Executive Director of the Fred T. Korematsu Institute
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May 15, 2016
Guest:
LaDoris Cordell, retired judge, former independent police auditor and co-founder of the African-American Composer Initia...
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May 08, 2016
Guest:
Rita Semel, executive vice chair of the San Francisco Interfaith Council and Elisabeth Semel, director of the Berkeley L...
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May 01, 2016
Guest: Daniel Handler
Daniel Handler, bestselling author (AKA Lemony Snicket)
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April 24, 2016
Guest: Jasson Minadakis
Marin Theatre Company's Artistic Director Jasson Minadakis
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April 17, 2016
Guest: John Danforth
John Danforth, senator from Missouri and United States representative to the United Nations. Hosted by Alan Jones, dean ...
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April 10, 2016
Guest: Composer Erik Ian Walker and Science Advisor Dr. Andrew Jones
A musical project designed to engage our minds and hearts in the complex and dynamic data of climate change through musi...
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April 03, 2016
Guest: Susan Weiss, Yotam Polizer, and Dr. Iris Adler
Leaving Home/Seeking Home: The Refugee Crisis on Lesbos. Featuring Yotam Polizer and Dr. Iris Adler of IsraAID, and pho...
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