Chopin’s Heart

Program for June 6, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301July 13 016

Wilfred A Arnold, Ph. D., Adjunct Professor of History and Philosophy of Medicine; and, onetime Professor of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, Kansas University Medical Center  (Read the abstract of this talk by clicking here)

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – “What is the Meaning and Role of the Pope in the 21st Century

Program for June 2, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301
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Larry Guillot, Interfaith Council (consultant), Creative Community Services (principal), Second Vatican Council in Rome (news corps) Ph. T., Gregorian University (Rome); Biagio Mazza,  St. Sabrina’s  Parish in Belton (Pastoral Associate) Catholic theologian, lecturer and adult educator.

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This Brave New ePublishing World

Program for May 26, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301
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Randy Attwood, Kansas City fiction author

Randy Attwood provides his experiences and views on digital publishing ebooks and print-on-demand books.

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Crossing Over: From Kenya to Kansas City

Program for May 19, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

Enock Odede, B. A. (Economics), MBA, original native of Kenya.

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LABORFEST(a little late)

Program for May 12, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

Bill and Judy Clause; Bill is with KKFI and a Labor activist, Judy is a retired teacher and member of a teacher’s union: Bob and Diana Suckiel, Bob worked 40 years with 4 railroads as Engineer, Conductor, Brakeman, Switchman and laid tracks. He is a retired member of the Teamsters Union.  Diana is a retired Union Plumber, Local 8. The couple performed labor shows from Bar Harbor, Vermont to a folk festival in Vancouver, Canada.
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A commemoration of the struggle for the 8-hour Day, the Hay Market Massacre and the coming of industrial unionism in spoken word and songs from 1868 to the present, featuring Eugene V. Debs, Mother Jones, IWW, and the struggle for the dignity of work.

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CRITICAL RELIGIOUS STUDIES – Religious Awe and Critical Thought: New Directions

Program for May 5, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301

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Don Bell,  retired Presbyterian Minister, Biblical scholar

 

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Libertarian Bastardy in ‘Brownbackistan’: The Rise of the New Confederacy from Fred C. Koch to the Tea Party

Program for April 28, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301DSC00130

Michael Caddell, (pronounced Kay Dell), Publisher Fightin’ Cock Flyer, political polemicist, humorist, producer and host of Radio Free Kansas station on the net.

Click here to view the power point used by Michael Libertarian Bastardy April 2013 pp 97

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ONLY CONNECT: Kansas City Gives it up for Google

Program for April 21, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

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Whitney Terrell, New Letters Writer-in-Residence, UMKC; author of The King of Kings County; Shannon Jackson, Associate Professor of Anthropology, UMKC

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The Nature of Human Nature Part 1: Motoring Along on Automatic Pilot

Program for April 14, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,

William Sturgill, Ph.D. Cognitive Psychology, Professor of Psychology at Rockhurst DSC00040

As John Dewey queried, “What function does consciousness serve?”
Click here to view the power point used in William’s presentation”

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Critical Religious Studies – “Religious Awe and Critical Thought: An Introduction”

Program for April 7, 2013
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301,IMG_1394

Dr. Anton K. Jacobs, Writer/lecturer of sociology, philosophy and religion; K.C. Art Institute faculty; United Church of Christ Clergyman; author of Religion and the Critical Mind (Lexington Books, 2010)

Click on the Essays tab above to read Anton Jacobs’ presentation,  Religious Awe and Critical Thought. 

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