Wednesday at 6:00 pm
All Souls Forum
The All Souls Unitarian Universalist Forum, Kansas City’s longest ongoing conversation, has offered a platform for the discussion of significant issues since 1943. Guest speakers typically focus on issues of political, social justice, moral, educational and artistic significance. Each presentation is followed by questions and discussion.
“Gunpowder Girls: The True Stories of Three Civil War Tragedies” Aaron Barnhart & Diane Eickhoff: October 19, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Barnhart and Eickhoff, founders of Quindaro Press, publish interesng books of history for young adults and older readers. They will discuss their work in general, with emphasis on Tanya Anderson's upcoming book Gunpowder Girls, about the girls and young women who were vicms.
“Aging with Grace” George Bagge & Camilla Huet‐Derrosse October 12, 2016 | 6:00 pm
With an aging populaon, the goal is an end of life with as much grace as possible, with minimal impact on those who provide support. George, who recently completed this process with his parents, and Camilla, Markeng Director of Carondelet Home Care Services, will share their experiences.
Reproductive Rights: Tension between State Power and Individual Rights October 5, 2016 | 6:00 pm
The Supreme Court's recent Whole Women's Health decision limits states' restricons on aboron rights. The Court's balancing of compeng interests of reproducve rights and legislave power sets the stage for further conflicts over access to aboron care. Bob represents Planned Parenthood and Trust Women in ongoing Kansas proceedings
Missouri Voter ID Referendum September 28, 2016 | 6:00 pm
This November, Missouri voters will decide on Amendment 6,
which would require Missouri voters to show a state or federal
issued ID card for the purpose of voting. Ron Berry is coordinating
the NO campaign against Amendment 6 and has been organizing
around this issue for years.
The Last Wild Places of Kansas September 14, 2016 | 6:00 pm
George Frazier is author of The Last Wild Places of Kansas. He’ll discuss his journeys across Kansas by car, canoe, and on foot in search of the state’s remaining wild places - tenacious stretches of unplowed prairie, ancient springs, centuries old forests - places where nature collides with folklore.
Dementia with Dr. Amber Watts September 7, 2016 | 6:00 pm
Dr. Amber Watts is an Assistant Professor in the University of Kansas' College of Liberal Arts o Sciences who investigates health behaviors, prevention strategies, and bio-behavioral processes associated with cognitive decline & dementia. My current research projects focus on the effect of physical activity on health and cognitive function in older adults with and without Alzheimer's disease in cooperation with the KU Alzheimer's Disease Center in Kansas City. She spoke at the Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence on May 29th.
New Rituals of Death & Dying in Contemporary Japan August 24, 2016 | 6:00 pm
KU Professor William Lindsey's primary research interest lies in analyzing how individuals and groups in Tokugawa Japan (1600-1867) constructed and contested social identity and power along lines of ritual and symbol made available through the bricolage of Buddhism, Neo-Confucianism, kami worship, local traditions, and individual motivations.
Annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance August 17, 2016 | 6:00 pm
The annual Hiroshima/Nagasaki Remembrance will, this year, feature a time to apologize for the US nuclear attacks in 1945 and will suggest taking immediate steps toward a nuclear weapon-free world, a nonviolent world.
Recorded on Saturday, Aug. 6, at the west side of the Loose Park Lagoon.