The Tuesday Times Roundtable (TTR) is FIU’s weekly series of moderated conversations on The New York Times articles from the multiple viewpoints of students, faculty, and staff.   All sessions are absolutely free, and include lunch.   No RSVP is required; just show up!

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MMC Schedule – Spring 2019 –  GC 150

All Sessions are from 12:30-1:30pm

DateModerator (Click on names to access event flyer)Topic (Click on hyperlinked titles to access related reading)
1/15/2019Bina Sengar, Fullbright Fellow, Global Indigenous ForumIndigenous Cultures and Global Ecological Challenges
1/22/2019Ernesto Fiocchetto, Religious StudiesReligion, Migration, and LGBTIQ: Configuring Identities
Sandy Skelaney, Center for Women's Studies & Gender StudiesFighting Online Sex Trafficking: The Law that Killed Backpage (Freedom Week)
2/5/2019Abdy Javadzadeh, Center for Labor Research & StudiesRestorative Justice and Its Practice in Miami-Dade County
2/12/2019Nathan Presnell, Global First YearThe Influence of Language Technologies on Intercultural Communication
2/26/2019James Knapp, Office of Community RelationsWhy Trust is Essential to Effective Leadership
3/5/2019Diana Dabek, EnglishThe iGen in Higher Ed: Reaching and Teaching a New Generation of Students
3/19/2019Alejandro Alvarado, Department of Journalism & MediaFreedom of Expression in Latin America
3/26/2019Alla Mirzoyan, Student Access & SuccessIs Graduate School Worth It?
4/2/2019Maria Ilcheva, FIU Metropolitan CenterThe Status of Women in Miami-Dade County: Economic, Participation, Opportunity and Equity
Frank Comito and Matt Cooper, Caribbean Hotel & Tourism AssociationTourism's Impact on Caribbean Economies: Minimizing the Effect on Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters
4/16/2019George Gonos, Center for Labor Research & StudiesThe "Gig Economy": What is the Future of Employment for College-Educated Workers?

For information on other Global Learning events, including at the Biscayne Bay Campus, visit our full events calendar here.