FIU’s weekly discussion series

All sessions are absolutely free, and include lunch.  No RSVP is required; just show up!

TTR Archive

MMC Schedule

Jan. 14Carl Wilkens, Founder, World Outside My ShoesLearning Harmony from Rwanda: 20 Years Later
Jan. 21Stanley Fish, New York Times Columnist Academic Freedom and the Boycott of Israeli Universities
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Jan. 28Ava Iuliano, LibrariesMean Girls: Female Aggression and Competition
Feb. 4Manuel Gomez, College of LawRecovering World War II's Looted Art
Feb. 11Tudor Parfitt, School of International and Public AffairsWas Ariel Sharon a Hero or Monster?
Feb. 18Roland A. Foulkes, Founder, One Broward The Unfinished Black Civil Rights Agenda: Where Do We Go From Here?
Feb. 25Diones Adorno, College of Medicine Reversing a Civic Recession: What is the Role of Higher Education
Mar. 4Laura Boudon, Office of Study Abroad Who is Studying Abroad?
Mar. 18Alok Deoraj, Environmental & Occupational HealthThere's a Fly in My Tweet: Social Media and Global Public Health
Mar. 25Angela Salmon, College of Education Rich People Just Care Less
Apr. 1To Be Announced Diversity Week
Apr. 8Shenggao Wang, Modern Languages*
*Please note: Room for this session only may change.
Shanghai Students Again Top Global Test

 BBC Schedule

Jan. 21
Carolin Lusby, Hospitality & Tourism Management
Is There a Formula for Happiness?
Feb. 4Diann Newman, Hospitality & Tourism Management How Long Does Love Last?
Feb. 18Claudius Carnegie, Mechanical Engineering The Evolution and Possibilities of Electric and Driverless Cars
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Mar. 4Solange Douglas, Campus LifeReversing a Civic Recession: What is the Role of Higher Education?
Mar. 25Thomas Pliske, Earth & Environment Deep Ecology: Finding Our Identity in Nature Beyond Science and Economics
Apr. 8Gary Santos, Office of Campus Life The Power of Social Media: Beyonce Did it Too
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