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Who are the Russians? Why the Cold War?

Program for April 23, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Kirsten E. A. Borg, Ph.D., Historian and author (www.Booksbykeab.com)

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The Dancing Bees: Karl von Don Frisch and the Discovery of the Honey Bee Language

Program for April 16, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Tania Munz, Ph.D., Historian of Science, Linda Hall Library Vice President for Research and Scholarship, author of: The Dancing Bees: Karl von Don Frisch … Continue reading

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“Matewan” – a film about unionization of coal miners

Program for April 9, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Christian L. Wade and Brianna Burton, officers of Greater Kansas City IWW (International Workers of the World), (see Greater Kansas City IWW on FACEBOOK … Continue reading

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Refugees: Crisis or Opportunity – a Kansas City view

Program for April 2, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301   Sofia Khan, M.D., founder of KC for refugees (http://kcforrefugees.weebly. com/), an organization that welcomes and supports those who have been forced to flee … Continue reading

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KC Metropolis 4.0: Supporting Diversity in the Predatory Era of Digital Technocracy

Program for March 26, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Bill Mullins, Founder of the Kessler Institute – KC This talk will be a reflection on an ecosystemic response to the endless commercialization of … Continue reading

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From the Arab Spring to Ferguson: Protest Connections

Program for March 19, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 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 … Continue reading

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Science and Society: A Personal View of a Pack of Cigarettes – How Words Shape Society

Program for March 12, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Kenneth S. Schmitz, UMKC Professor Emeritus of biophysical chemistry and environmental studies faculty  

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How to Build a Community

Program for March 5, 2017 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301 Dre Taylor, Founder of Nile Valley Aquaponics

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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