The Contemporary American Soldier: at Home and in the War Zone

Program for Sunday,  April 15, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

 

Nora Quiason; M. D., psychiatrist working in a US Army base providing mental health services to soldiers and their families.

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The Future of Kansas City Food Systems: Agriculture, Gardening and Distribution

Program for Sunday,  April 8, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

 

 

Ben Kjelshus; Founder of KC Food Circle and longtime green activist:


The following originally scheduled talk will be rescheduled

“Filling in the Gaps: Restoring Healthy Habitat Networks Within Our Communities”

Victoria Schoell-Shafer: Anita B. Gorman Discovery Center’s Head Gardener


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Alright! Who’s Responsible! How did I Get Here?

Program for Sunday,  April 1, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

 

Don Bell, B.A., Th. M., D. Min., Biblical scholar

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First Annual Elizabeth Gerber Lecture: “Evelyn DeMorgan”

Program for Sunday,  March 25, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Fred Whitehead:  Ph.D., Freethought Historian and co-editor of Freethought on the American Frontier.

Elizabeth Gerber, longtime Community of Reason member who died February 5, 2012, is honored in a talk about a British artist (1855-1919).

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Evolution: It’s Just Genetics Over Time

Program for Sunday,  March 18, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Haag Hall

Mindy L. Walker:  Ph.D., Evolutionary Geneticist, Assistant Professor of Biology; Rockhurst University, Kansas City, Missouri

This is the first in a series of talks discussing the evidence of evolution.  This first installment introduced some of the copious genetic evidence.  In future talks , Dr. Walker will discuss everything from un-intelligent “design” to sexual selection.  Community of Reason talk 3-18-12_Mindy_Walker

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From Holy Ghost to Hedonism – One Hallelujah at a Time

Program for Sunday,  March 11, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall (Remember its daylight savings time)Lynn Silver: 
Masters in Human Relations and Counseling; Liberty University, Lynchburg Virginia.  Presently with Social Security and Appeals

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Making a Better City – Sustainability, Equality and Solvency

Program for Sunday,  March 4, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

Cindy Circo:  Major Pro-tem; Kansas City Councilwoman, 5th District

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Evolumination: An Introspective on Status Quo

Program for Sunday,  February 26, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

James LeGrande,  Missouri painter and sculptor, Graduate of Fine Arts, K.C. Art Institute & UMKC Graduate Student; www.jimLeGrande.com

An environmentally political artist shared his evolution and philosophy with a presentation of a new art show to begin March 2 (1st Friday) at the Base Gallery, 2011 Baltimore, KCMO (Crossroads District)

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Occupy Kansas City: Beyond Encampment

Program for Sunday,  February 19, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Hagg Hall

Jeremy Al-haj, Melissa Stiehler and Rosemarie Woods

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Elizabeth M Gerber Memorial

February 12, 2012, Sunday morning before 1 pm presentation (see below),
11:00 am till 1:00 pm, at UMKC, Room 301, Hagg Hall

Elizabeth M Gerber passed away February 5, 2012.  She is dearly loved and a special member of COR. She has been untiring in her support of COR and freethought in the KC area. For decades she has made significant contributions to COR and to the freethought community.

We will miss her, the warmth and humor she brought, the ideas and the discussions she raised, her friendship and wit.

Reception will follow at 12:00 pm

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