The Demonic and the Demure: Rape and Race in the 20’s in Coffeyville, Kansas

Program for March 16, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Geof Newman, Doctoral candidate at University of Kansas, Department of History

When two white high school girls banged on their neighbor’s door at 2 am crying and hysterical, it plunged a small city in Kansas into a week of riot, lynching and occupation by the National Guard. This incident had an outcome very different from what one would expect.

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Sex Matters (in Migraine)

Program for March 9, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301photo(3)

Nancy Elizabeth Johnson Berman, Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Biblical Manuscripts – Their Nature and Origin (first in a series)

Program for March 2, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Eric Dollard, Religious Scholar

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Healing with Music: The Science of Music at Work

Program for February 23, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301MJackson

Sandy Maddux Jackson, MTBC

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TENTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL- How the Tree of Life Became a Tangled Web: Changes in Evolutionary Theory

Program for February 16, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Eliseo Fernandez, Scientific Consultant at Linda Hall Library

The role of analogy in Darwin’s thought and in later developments in evolutionary thought.

View the Power point used  Tree of Life Kelso

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Sustainable Agriculture is Necessary for Sustainable Life

Program for February 9, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301jackson_sm

Wes Jackson, Land Institute President, Salina, KS. Developer of perennial grains (landinstitute.org)

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Religion, the Environment and Practical Human Concerns – Open Discussion

Program for February 2, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Ben Kjelshus and Luis Flores (moderator). Audience participation is welcome and encouraged

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TIDE: A Long-Term Whole Ecosystem Nutrient Enrichment Experiment

Program for January 26, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

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John Fleeger, UMKC Geosciences visiting professor, Professor emeritus Louisiana State University, Fellow of American Association for the advancement of Science

TIDE www.mbl.edu/tide/

  • Trophic cascades and
  • Interacting control processes in a
  • Detritus-based aquatic
  • Ecosystem
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SECOND ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: Crisis and Commonwealth (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013)

Program for January 19, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Charlie Reitz, retired professor Kansas City Kansas Community College

see details of the Commonwealth Working Group at our “Endorsed Activities” page.

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Computational Thinking and Mindful Computing: How are They Related? – a Roundtable Discussion

Program for January 12, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Bill Mullins, Itinerant Systemizer

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