The Summer Forum 2018 Schedule has changed, here is the latest schedule as of July 18, 2017 - please disrergard any previously published schedules:

July 23 - Utah Refugees: Stories of Resilience    A panel of refugees share their experiences of making lives in Utah.

July 30 – Pat Bagley Why are we laughing? Political Cartooning and Current Events    Award winning political cartoonist for The Salt Lake Tribune shares his perceptio

August 6 – Elliot Francis and William McMahon, M.D. -  Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Accepting Neurodiversity    An autist and a UofU psychiatrist discuss self-help and support strategies for adults on the spectrum.

August 13 – Rep. Patrice Arent and Rep. Dan McCay -- Ideology and Lawmaking: How Policymaking Gets Done    A dialogue between elected members of the Utah State Legislature with contrasting views.

August 20 - Pat Shea – Religious Liberty    First Amendment Attorney, past candidate for U.S. Congress and Governor in Utah

Summer Forum Series  2017

Theme:  The mystery and attraction of contrasting views

Sundays at 10:00 AM

 

June 18 - Julia Rossi, RN – How beliefs and attitudes towards addiction influence treatment and outcomes

Julia has been active in the family support community and writes a blog on topics of interest for families of addicts.

 

June 25 – The Crossroads Project: Musical Conversations About the Earth

A string quartet and visual artists from Utah State University

 

July 2 -  Michael Johnson, PhD, MSN – The Neuroscience of Meditation: Developing the Brain Substrates of Wellbeing

A UofU nursing faculty discusses research on the effects of meditation on the human brain.

 

July 9 - Maysa Kergaye – Hijabs and Halal: Dialogue with a Devout Utah Muslim

An open conversation with a community college math teacher and Zumba instructor

 

July 16 - Thomas Moyer  – Attempting the Impossible: Changing Minds on Climate Change.

Strategies used by the Citizens Climate Lobby to move climate deniers.

 

July 23 - Pat Bagley –Why are we laughing? Political Cartooning and Current Events

Award winning political cartoonist for The Salt Lake Tribune shares his perceptions

 

July 30 -  Pat Shea – Religious Liberty

First Amendment Attorney, past candidate for U.S. Congress and Governor in Utah

 

August 6 – Elliot Francis and William McMahon, M.D. -  Adults on the Autism Spectrum: Accepting Neurodiversity

An autist and a UofU psychiatrist discuss self-help and support strategies for adults on the spectrum.

 

August 13 – Rep. Patrice Arent and Rep. Dan McCay -- Ideology and Lawmaking: How Policymaking Gets Done

A dialogue between elected members of the Utah State Legislature with contrasting views.

 

August 20 –  TBA

 

A summer forum presentation given by Rev. Harold Straughn

 

A Summer Forum presentation given by Anthony Rampton

A Summer Forum presentation given by Tim Chambless and Paul Rolly on July 31, 2016

A Summer Forum presentation given on July 24, 2016 by Bill Cordray

 

A Summer Forum presentation from members of the People Not Prisons movement on July 17, 2016

 

A Summer Forum presentation by the 365 Performing Arts Group

 

A Summer Forum presentation given by members of Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ) on July 3, 2016

A Summer Forum presentation by speakers from Citizens for Two Voices on June 26, 2016

 

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