Mitochondrial Medicine:  An Update

Program for December  9, 2018,
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Russell H Swerdlow, M.D.  Gene and Marge Sweeney Professor of Neurology at KU,   Director KU Alzheimer’s Disease Center.

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The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities (1st of a series)

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

 

Mehdi Shariati, Ph.D., (Economics and Sociology, emphasis on political economy), has published articles on various issues in global development, social change, etc. and he is the author of two textbooks in economics (micro and macro).

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The Lobby – USA” (Al Jazeera’s investigation of Israel’s covert influence in the U.S.) – CANCELLED

DUE TO THE FORECAST OF INCLEMENT WEATHER THE PROGRAM FOR THIS SUNDAY IS CANCELLED

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Program for November 25, 2018,
2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Jamie Jackson, Jewish Voice for Peace and Ian H Munro, William Jewell College emeritus professor of English

This film exposes the efforts of Israel and its lobbyists to spy on, smear and intimidate US citizens who support Palestinian human rights

 

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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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