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Kansas City Budget: Going Beyond the Cuts

Sunday, February 6, 2011 Deb Hermann, KC Councilwoman First District at Large Having led the KC budget Process for 3 of the toughest years in the city’s history, the councilwoman believes the time is here to expand our economic base. … Continue reading

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Space, Race and Identity in Cape Colonial South Africa

Sunday, January 30, 2011 Shannon Jackson, UMKC Associate Professor of Anthropology We will explore the social meanings that come out of the intersections of architecture and the human body.

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Blood, Fire and Infamy: Kansas City’s Mob History from the 70s

Sunday, January 23, 2011 Verle Muhrer, Philosophy Instructor, Penn Valley Community College Related link: Black Hand Straw Man

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We Have a Dream: The Kansas City School System

Sunday, January 16, 2011 Airick Leonard West, Kansas City School Board President We have the opportunity to share our thoughts on what the future of our school system could look like.

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The Questionable Identity of Shakespeare

Sunday, January 9, 2011 Felicia Londre, Curators’ Professor of Theater, UMKC We’ll examine the evidence concerning the authorship of the plays and sonnets attributed to William Shakespeare and propose Edward De Yere, 17th Earl of Oxford, as the actual author.

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Climate Change (Anthropogenic): A Critique of the 12/3 Debate

Sunday Presentation of January 2, 2011 Doug Greer, secular humanist tree hugger & Carl Sagan fan who blames America 1st; Kenneth S. Schmitz, UMKC Professor of Environmental and Physical Chemistry; Don Bell, biblical scholar, debater and debate judge. We will … Continue reading

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Basics of Family Systems Perspective

Sunday presentation of December 26 Luis Flores, Longview Community College Instructor of Philosophy and Psychology Family dynamics is discussed

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Leadership in the Secular Community

Darryl Ray, Ed. D., author of The God Virus Sunday Presentation of December 19, 2010 This talk is dedicated to the memory of local long-time secular activist, Woody Williams

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Sunday Presentation of December 12

“The Eye: It’s Role in Sleep, Cognition and Well-being.” Pat Turner, M.D. She was joined by her accomplished husband, Martin Mainster, Ph. D., M. D. Environmental illumination profoundly influences human health and well-being. In 2002 the discovery of a new … Continue reading

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Sunday Presentation of December 5, 2010

“Current Knowledge of Life’s Prehistory and What Darwin Knew and Didn’t Know About it” Ron Pine, Ph. D., explorer, zoologist, former professor and Smithsonian Curator, and student of creationsim and the paranormal (as a skeptic)

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