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Missouri Juvenile Court: Kansas City’s Unique History and Role

Program for Sunday, August 28, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall William R Jackson III,  Assistant Director of Legal Services at the Family Court of Jackson County, Missouri. The Juvenile Court in Missouri: History, … Continue reading

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Giving Voice to Ethics in the Federal Budget Debate

Program for Sunday, August 21, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Barry Speert, University-level Instructor and Broadcast Commentator Barry assessed liberal, conservative, secular and religious claims made recently in connection with the federal budget; … Continue reading

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The Misery of Islam

Program for Sunday, August 14, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. Fred Whitehead, Freethought Historian Dr. Whitehead discussed The Misery of Islam, a book by Jaya Gopal, (newly issued by John Brown Press). “This … Continue reading

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Grassroots Radio: Why it Matters and What it Means to You

Program for Sunday, August 7, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Speakers:  Tom Klammer, Host of “Tell Somebody,” a weekly public affairs show broadcast every Tuesday 6 pm., 90.1 fm KKFI;  Craig Lubow,  Attorney, … Continue reading

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A Month with the Brown Hyena in Namibia, Africa

Program for Sunday, July 31, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. William Kirk Suedmeyer, Director Animal Health and Research, Kansas City Zoo. Dr. Suedmeyer planned to discuss the involvement of the Kansas City … Continue reading

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A Revolution Not Just for the Middle East

Program for Sunday, July 24, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Fatimeh El-Sherif, Asst. Chief financial officer for Sinai University El-Sherif spent the last three years in Egypt as the ferment grew and masses … Continue reading

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Synesthesia: The Lucky Few with Mixed Senses

Program for Sunday, July 17, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dr. Christopher T. Lovelace, Professor, Department of Psychology. A discussion of the sensory traits of synesthesia – how common is it and what’s … Continue reading

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Climate Change: The Definitive Issue of Our Times

Program for Sunday, July 10, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Dennis Murphey, Chief Environmental Officer for the City of Kansas City, MO. Mr. Murphey discussed climate change protection and sustainability in Kansas City … Continue reading

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A Sober Look at the Deficit Hysteria: The Ryan Plan, Social Security and Medicare

Program for Sunday, July 3, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall Max J. Skidmore, Curator’s Professor of Political Science UMKC and Thomas Jefferson Fellow Editorial comment: Why Max Skidmore’s Talk is something that everyone … Continue reading

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The Emergence of Marriage as a Marker of Class

Program for Sunday, June 26, 2011 1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall June Carbone, Smith Professor of Law. UMKC Law School, Co-author of Red Families and Blue Families College graduates who marry now have the … Continue reading

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