C.H.J. Taylor: The Fight for Black Empowerment in Kansas, 1884-1887

Program for November 8, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Ian_Munro

 

Ian H Munro, William Jewell College emeritus professor of English

 

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: The Biggest Prison System in History

Program for November 1, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Dave Carson and Luis Flores (moderators) Mike Hoey (media specialist)

A discussion of ‘The Biggest Prison System In History’ can be found at TeleSur, English (The New Television Station of the South): http://www.telesurtv.net/english/audio/The-Empire-Files—Enter-the-Biggest-Prison-System-in-History-20150921-0008.html

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An African Immigrant’s Perspective on the United States of America

Program for October 25, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301101_0208

Chiluba Musonda, UMKC international student advisor and Author of Home Away From Home: The Story of an International Student’s Journey from Africa to America

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Etta Semple: Kansas Freethinker and ‘Ideal’ Woman (Ottawa, Kansas 1855-1914)

Program for October 18, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Vicke_StarnglVickie Stangl, Author and Great Plains Chapter President of, Americans United for Separation of Church and State

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Health Means Wealth: Nutritional Strategies for Underdeveloped Countries Where Malnutrition of Children Blocks Economic and Social Development

Program for October 11, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

David Yang, Ph. D., Chief Technology Officer/Partner, OTC Nutrition LLC

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Where is the Doomsday Clock (from the Bulletin of Atomic Scientists)?

Program for October 4, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

CONVENERS: Dave Carson (non-cellphone owner) and Ray Riepen (retired lawyer); Mike Hoey (media specialist) and Luis Flores (moderator)

We’ll discuss the possibility of a final nuclear weapons treaty to supersede the existing Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty.  Every one is invited to join in the discussion.

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Black and Brown Lives Matter

Program for September 27, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301Theresa

Theresa Torres, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Latin American Studies and Sociology, UMKC

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Safe Harbor Prison Dogs: Where Dogmanity Begins

Program for September 20, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Wendy Peterson, President, Safe Harbor Prison Dogs (non-profit rescue) and Brett
Peterson
, volunteer (safeharborprisondogs.com)

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Who Are These Straussians and Why Are They Trying to Lead Us to War Again?

Program for September 13, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Max Skidmore, Professor of Political Science, UMKC; Thomas Jefferson Fellow

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Dreams of Silicon Valley – a Display of Neoliberalism at It’s Worst

Program for September 6, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

davidCONVENERS: Ray Riepen (retired lawyer) and Dave RAYCarson (non-cellphone owner); Mike Hoey (media specialist) and Luis Flores (moderator)

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