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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Before God(s) – There were Spirits

Program for October 6, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 James Webb, Department of Economics and Social Science Consortium, UMKC What animistic beliefs of early hunter-gatherer societies tell us about religion and reason in the … Continue reading

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The Struggle for Justice in the Work Place: A living wage, the Right to Organize and Health Care

Program for September 29, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   Justin Stein, Kansas City organizer for Missouri Jobs with Justice  (see  http://mojwj.org)  

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Conceptions & Misconceptions Regarding Political Violence

Program for September 22, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Rebecca H Best, Ph.D., Assistant professor, Department of Political Science, UMKC

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Dirac: the Strangest Man

Program for September 15, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   Dr. Wilfred Niels Arnold, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy of Medicine and;  onetime Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kansas University … Continue reading

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Mitochondria: An Overview (1st of the series)

Program for September 8, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Russell Swerdlow,  M..D. ,.Director, University of Kansas Alzheimer’s Center, Professor of Neurology, Molecular and Integrative Physiology, and Biochemistry and Molecular Biology Here is the … Continue reading

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A God Atheists Can Believe In: A Postmodern-Medieval-Cyberspace-Prehistoric Perspective

Program for September 1, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Dr. Vern Barnet, Unitarian minister, former Kansas City Star columnist (“Faith and Beliefs”)

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Magnetic Resonance Imaging: Use in Drug Development and Testing

Program for August 25, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 William Brooks, Ph. D., Director, Hoglund Brain Imaging Center; Professor, Department of Neurology, University of Kansas Medical Center

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The Anthropocene: The New Geology of Humankind

Program for August 18, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Michael Miller, M.D., M.A. (Geography) Has humankind become the dominant geologic force in the world? 

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August 1863: Civil War Events in the Kansas City Area, Leading up to and Including the Lawrence Raid

Program for August 11, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Harold Dellinger, Kansas City Author and Historian The Civil War events of August 1863 included the collapse of the Kansas City Prison housing women thought to have … Continue reading

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – “Science and Faith: Conflict, Contrast or Convergence?

Program for August 4, 2013 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301 Leroy Seat, Ph.D., (Christian Philosophy) Professor Emeritus of Seinan Gakuin University, Fukuoka City, Japan; Rockhurst University Adjunct, (http://theviewfromthisseat.blogspot.com) Click here to view the Power Point used in … Continue reading

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