The Silfen Forum Archives 2009-2022

Past Webcasts and Biographies of Panelists

The David and Lyn Silfen University Forum series was generously endowed by the late University Trustee David M. Silfen and his wife Lyn to foster conversation and debate regarding important contemporary issues.

2012 silfen forum panelists on stage
2020 silfen forum zoom screenshot of panelists

2020 The Silfen Forum

"Civil Discourse in Uncivil Times"

Amy Gutmann. introductions
Michael Delli Carpini, moderator
Donna Brazile
The Honorable John Ellis “Jeb” Bush Sr. 
Julián Castro
Peggy Noonan
Ashley Parker