OTZI: The Ice Man

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

Judy Dollard, Professional geographer and retired teacher activist

We’ll examine details of the discovery of human remains of 5000-year-old Chalcolithiz man found in the Italian Alps

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying? – Mercenaries and the Americas (second in a series)

Program for February 1, 2015
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Moderators: David Carson (non-cellphone owner and convener), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey (media specialist), and, Ray RiepenRAY, (retired bookseller and convener)

Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion.

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THIRD ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: Re-framing the Dialogue on Race in America

Program for January 25, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301mann

Rev. Sam E. Mann, D. Min., Civil rights activist

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The Rise and Fall of the PACE program (Program for Adult Continuing Education) in KC area Community Colleges started in 1980

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

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Fred Whitehead, Poet, freethought historian, author and activist

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Prophetic Fire: King, Poverty and Social Justice in the 21st Century

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

Dr. Vernon Percy Howard, Jr., Senior Pastor at St. Mark’s Church, Kansas City, Missouri, “The Place for Christian Empowerment in The Urban Core

Diana and Bob Suckiel will lead the group in civil rights and freedom songs the first part of this presentation.

 

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ROUND TABLE DISCUSSION: Is the Nation State Dying?

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

Conveners: Dave Carson (non-homeowner), Luis Flores, (moderator), Mike Hoey, (media specialist), Ray Riepen, (retired impresario)

Everyone is welcome to join in the discussion

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Gulen Movement: History, Symbolism and Truth About Public Service

Program for December 28, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301

Argun Saatcioglu, Associate Professor of Education and (by courtesy) Sociology, University of Kansas

The following are links of interest based on Argun’s presentation

Why we need Turkey to be our beachhead in the Middle East
 Gulan Movement
 Former CIA officer Graham Fuller
Book Review of Graham fuller’s book
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Why You Need to Join the Fight for a Livable Climate, and What to Do

Program for December 21, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301img_1607

John Kurmann, Community activist and co-coordinator of 350KC, the local arm of the 350.org, international grassroots climate action movement.

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Jobs for Neighborhoods

Program for December 14, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301
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Jim Glover, Councilman 4th District At-large, Kansas City

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Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family

Program for December 7, 2014
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Haag Hall, Room 301IMG_1448

June Carbone, Professor, University of Minnesota, Robina Chair in Law, Science and Technology. Author of Family Law (Wolters Kluwer, 2014) (with Leslie Harris), and Marriage Markets: How Inequality is Remaking the American Family(Oxford University Press, 2014) (with Naomi Cahn)

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