Past Janus Forums

Wednesday, March 9, 2022
Let's Be Blunt: Should Marijuana Be Legalized?
Speakers: Julián Castro and Dr. Bertha Madras

Wednesday, October 6, 2021
Cryptocurrency: The Future of Money...
Speakers: Todd Buchholz and Rosie Rios

Janus Forum, Cryptocurrency

Wednesday, March 16, 2021
President Biden's First 100 Days
Speakers: Valerie Jarrett and Marc Short

janus forum march 2021

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
Election 2020
Speakers: Donna Brazile and Joseph Grogan

janus forum october 2020

Wednesday, October 16, 2019
The Trump Presidency: Successes and Failures
Speakers: Barbara Boxer and Scott Walker

 Janus Form October 2019

Wednesday, March 13, 2019
Drowning in Drugs: The Opioid Crisis in America
Speakers: Attorney General Loretta Lynch and Dr. Tom Price

Janus March 2019

Wednesday, October 17, 2018
On the Docket: The Supreme Court and the Future of American Democracy
Speakers: Neal Katyal and Ana Novarro

Janus October 2018

Wednesday, March 7, 2018
Is the Party Over? American Politics in the Age of Trump
Speakers: Former, Ezra Klein (biography), Jonathan Swan (biography), and Senator Kelly Ayotte (biography)

Janus March 2018

Thursday, April 27, 2017
Can Both Black and Blue Lives Matter?
Speakers:  Heather MacDonald (biography) and Martin O'Malley (biography)

Wednesday, October 26, 2016
What are the foreign policy challenges that face the next U.S. President?
Speakers:  Ambassador Wendy Sherman (biography) and Admiral James Stavridis (biography)

Fall 2016 JANUS

Thursday, September 22, 2016
Constitution Day
Speakers:  Akhil Reed Amar and Jeffrey Rosen
Roundtable Speakers:  Chloé Bakalar, Adam Seagrave, Michael Zilis, Laura Moyer, John Forren, Alex Vacca, Nathan Sales, and Bradley Smith

Constitution Day 2016

Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Is this any way to elect a president?
Speakers:  James Carville (biography), Anne Compton (biography), and Alex Castellanos (biography)

Janus 2016

Wednesday, October 28, 2015
Are women equal in America today?
Speakers:  Rinku Sen (biography) and Christina Hoff Sommers (biography)

Fall 2015 JANUS

Wednesday, March 11, 2015
Has the Obama foreign policy made us safer?
Speakers:  Nicholas Burns and Frances Townsend

Spring 2015 JANUS

Wednesday, October 15, 2014
What should the government do about economic inequality?
Speakers:  Melissa Boteach and Scott Winship

Fall 2014 JANUS

Wednesday, March 19, 2014
The Proper Role of Government in a Free Society
Speakers:  Jonah Goldberg and Eugene Robinson

Spring 2014 JANUS

Wednesday, October 30, 2013
The Role of the U.S. in the World
Speakers:  William Kristol and Bill Richardson

Fall 2013 JANUS

Wednesday, February 6, 2013
Is Democracy in America Working?
Speakers:  Ari Fleischer and Ezra Klein

Spring 2013 JANUS