The Science Behind the Fast Times and Hard Life of Tyrannosaurus Rex

Program for November 18, 2018,
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Burnham, Paleontologist, University of Kansas Biodiversity Institute.

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Ben Kjelshus

It is with deep sorrow we relay the passing of Ben Kjelshus, long time member, board member, friend, supporter and brother to those of us at CoR KC. November 9, 2018

A memorial service will be held Saturday November 17  at 3 pm at All Souls Unitarian Universalist Church at 4501 Walnut St., KCMO 64111

To Read Ben’s essay, Climate Disruption, Moral Obligations and Existential Choices, click on the link below or click on the essays tag on the top of this page.   http://www.communityofreasonkc.org/essays-in-science-and-philosophy/climate-disruption-moral-obligations-and-existential-choices/

Please click on the Ben Kjelshus tag on the top of this page to share memories, comments and stories about Ben or please emails these to the secretary@communityofreasonkc.org

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The Elections – What Do They Mean?

Program for November 11, 2018,
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Max J Skidmore, Ph.D., University of Missouri: Curators’ Professor of Political Science and Thomas Jefferson Fellow

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We’re Burning Up:  Climate Change Through the Lens Of Geometry

Program for November 4, 2018,
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

 

Kenneth S. Schmitz, UMKC Emeritus Professor of Biophysical Chemistry and Environmental Studies

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Pragmatism – A Conversation

Program for October 28, 2018,
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

DATE: October 28, 2018

James Webb, UMKC economist and activist; and, Fred Whitehead, poet, author, freethought historian and activist; and,

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 “Dark Money” (award-winning documentary)

Program for October 21, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

James Webb (discussant) economist and activist

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“Working Together for a Beloved Multicultural Community: Embracing Dr. King’s Dream Through Multicultural Education”

Program for October 14, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Lewis Diuguid, author, journalist, editor, formerly with Kansas City Star, Harvard University’s Lois M. Lyons award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism; and, Bette Tate-Beaver, executive Director of the National Association for Multicultural Education

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Prophetic Praxis Amid 21st Century Neo Imperialist America

Program for October 7, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Rev. Dr. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr., President of Southern Christian Leadership Conference of Greater Kansas City and Senior Pastor of St. Mark’s Church

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The 14th Amendment: (YOU DO MATTER)

Program for September 30, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

 

Khadijah Hardaway, Social action commission chair at Grant Chapel African Methodist Episcopal Church, Executive Director and co-producer of the documentary “(Am I the 14th)”

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“Hidden Figures,” (2017 Oscar nominated film will be shown followed by open discussion)

Program for September 23, 2018
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

DISCUSSANT: Christian Wade, member of the Greater Kansas City International Workers of the World (IWW)

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