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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 Fiochetto, Religious StudiesReligion, Migration, and LGBTIQ: Configuring Identities
1/29/2019
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 RelationsGlobal Topic
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, International Hurricane Research Center (IHRC)Gender Equity
4/9/2019
Caribbean Hotel & Tourism AssociationGlobal Topic
4/16/2019George Conos, 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.