Author Archives: James Webb

Black Wall Street: The Rise and Demise of a Prosperous Mid-Western African-American Community

Program for January 27, 2019 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Dr. Mehdi S. Shariati, Professor of Economics, Sociology & Geography

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SEVENTH ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: Discussing Why Trump Matters

Michael Caddell, Democratic Socialist, Radio Free Kansas executive producer, 2016 candidate 47th District Kansas House of Representatives.

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THIS PROGRAM HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER DATE: January 13, 2019 TITLE: “The Fourth Industrial Revolution: Challenges and Opportunities (2nd of a series)” SPEAKER: Mehdi Shariati, Ph.D., (Economics and Sociology, emphasis on political economy), has published articles on … Continue reading

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

Program for January 6, 2019 – Happy New Year 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 … Continue reading

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”From Whence Can Inspiration Spring?” (in the absence of organized religion)

Program for December  30, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Don Bell(discussant), former Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholar; Barry Speert (discussant) (MSW) Jewish Interfaith Educator, News Analyst and Legal Researcher (repeat guest on KCPT.

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Fahrenheit 11/9,  (a film by Michael Moore)

Program for December  23, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 OPEN DISCUSSION: all are welcome to participate Joyous social gathering after the film.  Some snacks will be available.  

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Hate Crimes, Free Speech and Public Safety with Pittsburgh and Overland Park in Mind

Program for December  16, 2018, 2:00 pm till 4:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Barry Speert, (MSW) Jewish Interfaith Educator, News Analyst and Legal Researcher (repeat guest on KCPT),

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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 … Continue reading

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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 -o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o-o- 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 … Continue reading

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