Pakistan 20/20: Economic and Political Challenges Ahead

Program for February 26, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Aqdas Afzal, UMKC doctoral candidate in economics; teaches at Rockhurst University

Afzal is the “Three-Minute Thesis” Champion at his University and winner of the “Student Scholar Prize” in economics.

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The Movie at the End of the World,” a documentary film on the life and poetry of Thomas McGrath (1916-1990)

Program for February 19, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Fred Whitehead, Poet, author, freethought historian, and activists who knew McGrath personally.

McGrath is notable author of Letter to an Imaginary Friend, and other books.

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Celebrating Charles Darwin” (Thirteenth Annual Darwin Day Todd Kelso Memorial)

Program for February 12, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

William B. Ashworth Jr., UMKC Associate Professor of History and Linda Hall Library consultant for the history of science

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The Attempt to Dismantle Public Education: Higher to Lower

Program for February 5, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Mara Rose Williams, Education writer, Kansas City Star

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Technological Ethics: Responding to Russian Activities With Sputnik in Mind

Program for January 29, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
January 29, 2017

Barry Speert, Educator and Journalist, Founder of LearningHowToLead.Com

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FIFTH ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: “13th” (a film about the 13th amendment)

Program for January 22, 2017
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC,

This event will take place at Royall Hall, room 104

DISCUSSANTS:  Keith Brown, Community activist, Vice Chair of CURE (Citizens United for Rehabilitation of Errants), 

 

 

 

and Christian Wade, officer of Greater Kansas City IWW (International Workers of the World), (see Greater Kansas City IWW on FACEBOOK and IWW.org)

The movie “13th” is about the 13th amendment, written by Spencer Averick and Ava DuVernay; and, directed by Ava DuVernay.  This event is cosponsored by Community of Reason KC.

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Happy New Year – No program for January 8

Happy New Year!!    NO program for January 8, 2017

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Happy New Year – no program today

January 1, 2017

Happy New Year

 

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Happy Holidays: No Program December 25

Happy Holidays

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What I Didn’t Learn in Graduate School –  ‘why can’t we all just get along?’ – a Look at Diversity Experts: Our Animals

CANCELLED

THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER

(CoR KC board meeting is also cancelled)

Program for December 18, 2016
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Annette Lepique,  B. S., M.P.A. (Master’s of Public Administration); Petunia Unruh-Lepique,  P.I.G. (pot-belly)

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