Summer Forum

A diverse and exciting new lineup of speakers awaits you for ten Sundays from June 21 through August 23. Programs begin at 10 a.m., and feature music and Q&A sessions. Conversations and refreshments continue in Eliot Hall. Child care is provided.

July 12
“Obamacare in Utah: How Much Will We Get That We are Already Paying For?”
-Jason Stevenson, Education and Communications Director &
RyLee Curtis, Medicaid Policy Analyst for the Utah Health Policy Project

July 19
“Lessons in Sustainable Living from Uganda”
-Kim Koeven, recently returned Peace Corps Volunteer

July 26
“My Life with James Dudley Barker - Before and After He Was Killed By Police”
-Heidi Keilbaugh

August 2
“Experiencing Excommunication, LDS Style”
-John Dehlin, founder of the Mormon Stories podcast and creator of several Mormon-themed blogs and websites

August 9
New! “Connecting to Cuba: Women's Contributions to Today's Cuba and American Organizations Working Towards Solidarity”
-Rev. Scott Cowley, Pastors for Peace of SLC, and Summer Smith and Joanna Straughn, First Church
 
August 16
New! “Sense of Place On My Skin—Writing About Place”
-David Kranes, award-winning novelist and playwright and former artistic director of Robert Redford’s Sundance Playwrights Lab.

August 23
“The Fight for Our Children’s Right to Breathe”
-Ingrid Griffee, executive director, Utah Moms for Clean Air


Videos of Summer Forums for 2015

June 21, 2015 - How Progressive Institutions Can Grow by Jack Newell PhD., president emeritus of Deep Springs College

June 28, 2015 - Mindfulness in Buddhism and Unitarianism by Shirley Ray

July 5, 2015 - Was the Bard a Feminist? The Women in Shakespeare's Plays by Mark Matheson

 

A diverse and exciting new lineup of speakers awaits you for ten Sundays from June 21 through August 23. Programs begin at 10 a.m., and feature music and Q&A sessions. Conversations and refreshments continue in Eliot Hall. Child care is provided.


 

June 21
“How Progressive Institutions Can Grow”
-Jack Newell, Ph.D., president emeritus of Deep Springs College and professor emeritus of educational leadership and policy, University of Utah


June 28
“A Path with Heart: Mindfulness in Buddhism and Unitarianism”
-Shirley Ray, meditation director and leader of the new UU Buddhist Fellowship Sangha at First Church

July 5
“Was the Bard a Feminist? The Women in Shakespeare’s Plays”
-Mark Matheson, Ph.D., professor of English and director of the MUSE (My U Signature Experience) Program at the U of U

July 12
“Obamacare in Utah: How Much Will We Get That We are Already Paying For?”
-Jason Stevenson, Education and Communications Director &
RyLee Curtis, Medicaid Policy Analyst for the Utah Health Policy Project

July 19
“Lessons in Sustainable Living from Uganda”
-Kim Koeven, recently returned Peace Corps Volunteer

July 26
“My Life with James Dudley Barker - Before and After He Was Killed By Police”
-Heidi Keilbaugh

August 2
“Experiencing Excommunication, LDS Style”
-John Dehlin, founder of the Mormon Stories podcast and creator of several Mormon-themed blogs and websites

August 9
“Gender Roles in Cuba: Two Participants Report on the International Women’s Conference in Havana”
-Summer Smith and Joanna Straughn

August 16
August 16
New! “Sense of Place On My Skin—Writing About Place”

-David Kranes, award-winning novelist and playwright and former artistic director of Robert Redford’s Sundance Playwrights Lab

August 23
“The Fight for Our Children’s Right to Breathe”
-Ingrid Griffee, executive director, Utah Moms for Clean Air

 

A diverse and exciting new lineup of speakers awaits you for ten Sundays from June 21 through August 23. Programs begin at 10 a.m., and feature music and Q&A sessions. Conversations and refreshments continue in Eliot Hall. Child care is provided.


June 21
“How Progressive Institutions Can Grow”
-Jack Newell, Ph.D., president emeritus of Deep Springs College and professor emeritus of educational leadership and policy, University of Utah


June 28
“A Path with Heart: Mindfulness in Buddhism and Unitarianism”
-Shirley Ray, meditation director and leader of the new UU Buddhist Fellowship Sangha at First Church


July 5
“Was the Bard a Feminist? The Women in Shakespeare’s Plays”
-Mark Matheson, Ph.D., professor of English and director of the MUSE (My U Signature Experience) Program at the U of U


July 12
“Obamacare in Utah: How Much Will We Get That We are Already Paying For?”
-Jason Stevenson, Education and Communications Director &
RyLee Curtis, Medicaid Policy Analyst for the Utah Health Policy Project


July 19
“Lessons in Sustainable Living from Uganda”
-Kim Koeven, recently returned Peace Corps Volunteer


July 26
“My Life with James Dudley Barker - Before and After He Was Killed By Police”
-Heidi Keilbaugh


August 2
“Experiencing Excommunication, LDS Style”
-John Dehlin, founder of the Mormon Stories podcast and creator of several Mormon-themed blogs and websites


August 9
New! “Connecting to Cuba: Women's Contributions to Today's Cuba and American Organizations Working Towards Solidarity”
-Rev. Scott Cowley, Pastors for Peace of SLC, and Summer Smith and Joanna Straughn, First Church

August 16
New! “Sense of Place On My Skin—Writing About Place”
-David Kranes, award-winning novelist and playwright and former artistic director of Robert Redford’s Sundance Playwrights Lab.


August 23
“The Fight for Our Children’s Right to Breathe”
-Ingrid Griffee, executive director, Utah Moms for Clean Air

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