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.

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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March 20, 2016
Guest: Dr. Kenneth Taylor, Stanford University Philosophy professor
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March 13, 2016
Guest: The Rev. Stefani Schatz, Canon to the Ordinary
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March 06, 2016
Guest: The Very Rev. Dr. W. Mark Richardson
Three months have passed since the United Nations Climate Change Conference in Paris. In this wide-ranging conversation,...
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February 28, 2016
Guest: Mario L. Barnes
Dr. Mario Barnes is Co-Director of the Center on Law, Equality and Race at UC Irvine. In this conversation, Barnes explo...
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February 25, 2016
Guest: The Rev. Daniel R. Heischman
Education has long been a part of the cathedral's mission. A conversation with Malcolm Clemens Young, dean of Grace Cath...
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