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! Click here for full access to NYTimes.com, free to FIU students, faculty, and staff! Click here to watch past TTR sessions on YouTube! MMC Schedule – Spring 2019 – GC 150 All Sessions are from 12:30-1:30pm
Date Moderator (Click on names to access event flyer) Topic (Click on hyperlinked titles to access related reading) 1/15/2019 Bina Sengar, Fullbright Fellow, Global Indigenous Forum Indigenous Cultures and Global Ecological Challenges 1/22/2019 Ernesto Fiocchetto, Religious Studies Religion, Migration, and LGBTIQ: Configuring Identities 1/29/2019 Sandy Skelaney, Center for Women's Studies & Gender Studies Fighting Online Sex Trafficking: The Law that Killed Backpage (Freedom Week) 2/5/2019 Abdy Javadzadeh, Center for Labor Research & Studies Restorative Justice and Its Practice in Miami-Dade County 2/12/2019 Nathan Presnell, Global First Year The Influence of Language Technologies on Intercultural Communication 2/26/2019 James Knapp, Office of Community Relations Why Trust is Essential to Effective Leadership 3/5/2019 Diana Dabek, English The iGen in Higher Ed: Reaching and Teaching a New Generation of Students 3/19/2019 Alejandro Alvarado, Department of Journalism & Media Freedom of Expression in Latin America 3/26/2019 Alla Mirzoyan, Student Access & Success Is Graduate School Worth It? 4/2/2019 Maria Ilcheva, FIU Metropolitan Center The Status of Women in Miami-Dade County: Economic, Participation, Opportunity and Equity 4/9/2019 Frank Comito and Matt Cooper, Caribbean Hotel & Tourism Association Tourism's Impact on Caribbean Economies: Minimizing the Effect on Hurricanes and Other Natural Disasters 4/16/2019 George Gonos, Center for Labor Research & Studies The "Gig Economy": What is the Future of Employment for College-Educated Workers?
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