Giving Rationality a Bad Name – Psychology vs. Economics

Program for Sunday, May 20, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag

James Webb, Ph. D.,  Department of Economics, UMKC

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Mother Ocean: The Heartland Connection to Our Seas

Program for Sunday, May 13 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

Elaine Giessel,  Marine Ecologist

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Protest and Labor Songs: Why They’re Still Relevant

Program for Sunday, May 6 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

Bill Claus,  KKFI and labor activist

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The 40 Year Collapse and Community’s Responsibility for Restoration: How Poor Education has Underdeveloped Kansas City and What Should We Do about it Right Now

Program for Sunday, April 29, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag

Spark Bookhart,  Public school parent, education advocate, Police veteran and State field director – Obama 2008

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Sleep On It: How Sleep is Involved in Learning

Program for Sunday,  April 22, 2012
1:00 pm till 3:00 pm, at UMKC, Room301, Haag Hall

Catherine Siengsukon;  P. T., Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Kansas University Medical Center, Physical Therapy and Rehabilitation Science

Dr. Siengsukon spoke about typical sleep patterns and included evidence sleep is important for learning.

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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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