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Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History
Harry S. Truman: The Soldier from Independence
Harry S. Truman’s military credentials are dismissed by some as footnotes in the former president’s career. Join D.M. Giangreco, author of The Soldier from Independence: A Military Biography of Harry Truman, for a lively rebuttal to this claim, as he exami...
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Thu 8/23/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Local Soul Workshop: Patrick Dobson Returns
This workshop focuses on individual, thoughtful writing, setting of scene, and arc of story in creative nonfiction. Participants will critique each other’s work and should have a basic understanding of memoir and travel memoir. Bring a work in progress, b...
The Writers Place
Kansas City, MO

Sat 8/25/18 at 11am-1pm
Talks & Readings: Signing/Readings
Writers Place Reading and Reception: Patrick Dobson and Max McCoy
The Writers Place welcomes you for networking and reception, a book sale and signing with local author Patrick Dobson and nationally recognized author Max McCoy at 1 p.m. Refreshments and light food served. Stay for the reading from 2-4 p.m. Noted awar...
The Writers Place
Kansas City, MO

Sat 8/25/18 at 1pm-4pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, History
Pershing Lecture Series
In partnership with the Command and General Staff College Foundation, the Museum is proud to host the John J. Pershing Great War Centennial Series. Featuring distinguished CGSC Department of Military History lecturers, this series fosters understanding of ...
National WWI Museum and Memorial
Kansas City, MO

Wed 8/29/18 at 6:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Meaning of Dreams
Andrew Sherwood, MSW, Ph.D. will discuss his personal discovery of Jungian psychology and working with the unconscious. His talk will focus on Carl Jung’s model of dream interpretation using examples from his private practice. Sherwood is a Jungian Analys...
Unity Temple on the Plaza
Kansas City, MO

Sat 9/1/18 at 10am-11:30am
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Experiencing Soul Contact -  Awakening to the Wisdom of Your Soul with Peter Woodbury
In this pre-conference to the ISSSEEM Conference, Edgar Cayce expert, Peter Woodbury will discuss his Cayce centered technique called "Soul Contact." Peter has been developing and now teaching this technique for 15 years and helping individuals and groups ...
Unity Village
Unity Village, MO

Wed 9/5/18 at 1pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
2018 ISSSEEM Conference "Finding Balance"
ISSSEEM is: • An interdisciplinary society with a widespread appreciation of the energetic component within many disciplines including quantum physics, therapeutic modalities, healing, psychology, consciousness, psi, and the understanding of our mu...
Unity Village
Unity Village, MO

Thu 9/6/18 - Sat 9/8/18 at 8:15am-9:15pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Secrets to Building a Lucrative, Fulfilling, Stress-Free Integrative Practice
To have a profitable and rewarding integrative practice, you need to become a one-stop-shop for wholistic care. Attend this post-conference workshop and you'll go home knowing exactly how to accelerate client conversions and boost retention and income-all ...
Unity Village
Unity Village, MO

Sat 9/8/18 at 1pm-5pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: J.R.R. Tolkien and the Legacy of WWI
The life of J.R.R. Tolkien was shaped by his experiences during World War I and time spent fighting in the Somme. Learn how the war and Tolkien’s wartime experiences influenced his works.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Thu 9/13/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Irish Coat of Arms, Tartans, and Genealogy
Author and genealogist Mike O’Laughlin shares his research covering Irish heraldry from the 17th to the 20th centuries. Discover the basic facts and fiction about your Irish coat of arms and tartan, as well as learn 10 simple ways to start your family hist...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 9/28/18 at 6:30pm-7:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Collection Your Family Stories Before They Are Lost
It’s too easy to let unique family stories slip away. Learn tips and tricks for collecting and preserving your family’s stories to pass on to future generations.
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Sat 10/6/18 at 10:30am-11:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
Speakeasy – Women of the 1920’s
Sip a Prohibition cocktail and sample light, 1920s style hors d’oeuvres as we hear about three 1920’s American women who altered the history of their professions. Zora Neale Hurston was a writer during the Harlem Renaissance, a folklorist and an anthropol...
Shawnee Town Hall
Shawnee, KS

Wed 10/17/18 at 7pm-8:30pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures, Family/Child (Books)
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: River of the Big Canoe - Across the Muddy Missouri
Let’s go up the Mississippi and across the Missouri River to a land that your pa says will make a fine place to settle. Let oral historian Jim "Two Crows" Wallen lead you through artifacts, stories, and authentic clothing into the land that will become the...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/19/18 at 2pm-3pm
Talks & Readings: Talks/Lectures
The Midwest Genealogy Center Presents: Past to Print - Writing Your Ancestor's Story
Have you ever found a fascinating person or story while researching your genealogy? This three-hour workshop will help you find those stories buried in the research, apply the key elements of story crafting to them, and explore how those elements apply to ...
Midwest Genealogy Center
Independence, MO

Fri 10/26/18 at 2pm-5pm
    

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