Important events and links
- “Shining Light on Dark Politics," by Max Skidmore published is the current issue of Poverty and Public Policy 8:3 (September 2016). Link to the article http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1002/pop4.146/full.
- See Climate Disruption, Moral Obligations and Existential Choices by Ben Kjelshus in our Essays page
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.
Nancy Elizabeth Johnson Berman, Professor of Anatomy and Cell Biology, University of Kansas Medical Center
Eric Dollard, Religious Scholar
Sandy Maddux Jackson, MTBC
TENTH ANNUAL DARWIN DAY TODD KELSO MEMORIAL- How the Tree of Life Became a Tangled Web: Changes in Evolutionary Theory
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
Wes Jackson, Land Institute President, Salina, KS. Developer of perennial grains (landinstitute.org)
CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES: Religion, the Environment and Practical Human Concerns – Open Discussion
Ben Kjelshus and Luis Flores (moderator). Audience participation is welcome and encouraged
John Fleeger, UMKC Geosciences visiting professor, Professor emeritus Louisiana State University, Fellow of American Association for the advancement of Science
- Trophic cascades and
- Interacting control processes in a
- Detritus-based aquatic
SECOND ANNUAL FRED WHITEHEAD ACTIVISM SYMPOSIUM: Crisis and Commonwealth (Rowman and Littlefield, 2013)
Charlie Reitz, retired professor Kansas City Kansas Community College
see details of the Commonwealth Working Group at our “Endorsed Activities” page.