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.

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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February 21, 2016
Guest: Jim Wallis
America's problem with race has deep roots, with the country's foundation tied to the near extermination of one race of ...
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February 14, 2016
Guest: Dr. Dorothy Tsuruta, Alma Moses, Dr. Ron Johnson
As part of our continuing dialogue during African American History Month and our exploration this year of the theme of h...
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February 07, 2016
Guest: Gary Kamiya
On February 7, the day of the Big Game, Gary Kamiya, the NFL- and Olympics-covering journalist, talked sports with Malco...
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January 31, 2016
Guest: Malcolm Margolin
Malcolm Margolin, author of one of the hundred most important books of the twentieth century by a western writer, in con...
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January 24, 2016
Guest: David Talbot, founder of Salon
The winter season of The Forum kicks off with David Talbot, founder of Salon, the first and greatest of the web magazine...
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November 22, 2015
Guest: James P. Steyer
James P. Steyer, CEO and founder of Common Sense Media in conversation with The Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm C. Young about how...
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November 15, 2015
Guest: Carol Edgarian
Carol Edgarian, award-winning novelist and cofounder of Narrative, in conversation with the Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm C. You...
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November 10, 2015
Guest: Artists Elaine Buckholtz and Floor van de Velde
A stimulating conversation hosted by the Very Rev. Dr. Malcolm Clemens Young, dean of Grace Cathedral, with artists Elai...
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