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January

A Celebration in Honor of Lidia Tuttle

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Venue:GC Faculty Club

A celebration in honor of Lidia Tuttle

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Arago Avenue, Coral Gables

"Sacred High City, Sacred Low City: A Tale of Religious Sites in Two Tokyo Neighborhoods" Book Presentation by Steven Heine.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

Lecture by Byron E. Shafer, University of Wisconsin-Madison

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus GC

Office of Study Abroad: Study Abroad Fair

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Venue:St. John's on the Lake United Methodist Church

"Christian Spirituality and the Tradition of Thomas Merton"Lecture by James Finley, Ph.D. Co-sponsored by the Program in the Study of Spirituality and Religious Studies

February

Embodied Spirituality in Three Dance Traditions

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Venue:GC 140

Embodied Spirituality in Three Dance Traditions with Andrea Seidel, Sponsored by Program in the Study of Spirituality.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

with Dr. Nargis Ali Virani, The New School for Social Research, New York

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

with Dr. Nargis Ali Virani, The New School for Social Research, New York

White Collar Zen

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Venue:PC 428

Lecture with Dr. Steven Heine, FIUDr. Heine explores Zen in the corporate world, part of REL 3140 "Contemporary Global Spirituality."The event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:GC 150

Lecture by Ishmael Khaldi, Israeli Foreign Ministry

Are You a Level-Six Leader?

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Venue:PC 428

Discussion with Dr. Modesto A. Maidique President Emeritus Maidique discussed the role of spirituality in leadership. Part of REL 3140, "Contemporary Global Spirituality." The event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:GC 140

"The Journey of the Universe" with John Grim, Bucknell University, Sarah Lawrence College. Sponsored by Program in the Study of Spirituality.

Spriituality and Health

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus PC 428

Lecture with Dr. Robert Dollinger College of Medicine dean Robert Dollinger, M.D., explores the connections between spirituality and health. Part of REL 3240, "Contemporary Global Spirituality." The event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

Lecture by Ambassador João Vale de Almeida, Head of the European Union Delegation to the United States

Yoga and Ayurveda

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus PC 428

Lecture with Dr. Ram P. Agarwal. Dr. Ram P. Agarwal is research professor at the University of Miami's College fo Medicine; he wills hare his research into tradiitonal Indian medicine. Part of REL 3140, "Contemporary Global Spirituality." The event is free and open to the public

March

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Venue:Graham Center Ballrooms

With FIU Career Services. Sponsored by Career Services and Student Government Association.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 103

Lecture by Robert Jervis, Columbia University

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC Pavilion

Conference and lecture by Alfredo Martinelli, University of Milan, Italy

Spirituality in Hospital Care

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus PC 428

Lecture with Rev. Guillermo Escalona The head of chaplaincy at Baptist Health Systems, Rev. Escalona will discuss the role of spirituality in the region's largest health care provider. Part of REL 3240, "Contemporary Global Spirituality." The event is free and open to the public

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, RDB 1000

Lecture by Richard Stone, Former United States Senator from Florida

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, ECS 451

Luncheon Seminar, RSVP to gebelein@fiu.edu. Program is free and open to all faculty and staff.

The Way of the Samurai Warrior

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus PC 428

Lecture with Dr. Eric Messersmith.The Asian Studies Program's Dr. Messersmith will talk about the spirituality of the warrior path in traditional Japan. Part of REL 3140, "Contemporary Global Spirituality."The event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA Building Auditorium 125

Panel Discussion. Event is free and open to the public.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, CBC 155

Reading with Phil GoldbergReading and book signing from "American Veda: From Emerson and the Beatles to Yoga and Meditation - How Indian Spirituality Changed the West."

Chinese Speech Contest 2012

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 100

Chinese Speech Contest

April

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Lecture by Takakazu Yamagishi, Nanzan University / Visiting Fellow at Georgetown University

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus PC 428

with Brig. Gen. Juan G. AyalaThe Chief of Staff of Southcom, Gen. Ayala, will continue the discussion of the spirituality of the path of the warrior in the traditions of the U.S. Marine Corps. Part of REL 3140, "Contemporary Global Spirit...

Second Annual Mahavir Jayanthi Lecture - John C. Cort

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus GC Ballroom

Prof. John C. Cort of Denison University, a leading scholar of Jainism, will speak on "Jain Art - Icons and Iconoclasts in Jainism." Reception with Jain refreshments follows the talk. Sponsored by Bhagwan Mahavir Professorship, Jain ...

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Venue:Coral Gables Congregational Church Parsonage 3131 DeSoto Boulevard, Coral Gables

Dr. Hanice D. Willis, Wesleyan University at Coral Gables Congregational Church 3131 DeSoto Blvd, Coral Gables. Sponsored by Program in the Study of Spirituality

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

A Panel Discussion featuring Mustafa Akyol. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-1792.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502

Graduate Student Colloquium featuring Mustafa Akyol. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-1792.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

Book Presentation by Barry S. Levitt.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus GC Ballrooms

with Hon. Ian Bond, CVO, Political Counsellor for the Foreign Security and Policy Group, British Embassy in Washington DC. The event is free and open to the public. Please RSVP by April 12 to calyc@fiu.edu

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Venue:Ferre Building Room 126, University of Miami

Lecture on "European Identity: EU integration and external consequences" by Dr. Markus Thiel, Assistant Professor, Politics & International Relations, FIU

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Venue:Jungle Island and UM Newman Alumni Center, 6200 San Amaro Drive, Coral Gables, Florida

Two-day event features internationally renowned experts, policy-makers, business professionals and media analysts and examines the new role of Asia in the Western Hemisphere.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

This year's conference, "Selfhood, Statehood, and Interstate Cooperation across the Americas" features interdisciplinary research

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, The Patricia & Phillip Frost Art Museum

Join us in Celebrating Xavier and Yolanda Torres. The event is free and open to the public. For more information, call 305-348-0629 or email Grace.Jutan@fiu.edu.

May

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library

An Exhibition of Books, Manuscripts and Genealogical Charts. Reception & Fundraiser on May 3, 2012 at Green Library, Florida International University. The Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza Collection is a unique research collection of thousands of books, handwritten and typed letters, photos and other primary documents relating to Cuba and Cuban genealogy, collected over four decades by Felix Enrique Hurtado de Mendoza.

Multilevel Governance in Europe for FIU students

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 250

“EU/European history and the EU institutions” (only for FIU students)

The Importance of the European Union

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Venue:Miami Dade High School

Presentation of “The Importance of the European Union” to high schools students by diplomats

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 150

During European Week, the Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence and European Studies is partnering with Euro Channel Inc. for the European Short Film Festival. We will screen twenty seven European short films from May 7th to 11th at Florida International University.

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Venue:Hyatt Hotel, Coral Gables

Breakfast Seminar for Journalists: "Immigration in the United States and Europe" (by invitation only)

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 220

Every year, the Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence’s European Studies Program holds a Recognition and Award Ceremony for graduating seniors who in addition to have earning their bachelors have also worked towards the European Studies Certificate.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus GL 220

(How we hated each other) which re-enacts the birth of the European Union

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC-1 110

In this workshop we will lead you and your mentor/mentee in exercises to improve your work efficiency over the summer months.

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Venue:John A. Ferguson Senior High School - 15900 SW 56 Street, Miami, FL 33185

A representative from the Consulate General of France in Miami will make a presentation on the Importance of the European Union, to the students of John. A. Ferguson Senior High School.

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Venue:Miami Dade College, InterAmerican Campus Room 401

MDC Lecture by Dr. Steven Heine: "Pathways to Zen" for the Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Ballrooms

Workshop features simulations exercise and examines the impact of infectious diseases in Latin America and the Caribbean on US national security.

June

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, DM 353

Please join us for "Mambomanía: The Explosion of Cuban Popular Dance Styles in the 1940s and 1950s a lecture by Sarah Town.

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Venue:Miami Art Museum, 101 West Flagler Street, Downtown Miami

Workshop for Miami Dade county public school teachers focuses on the work of world-renowned Cuban artist, Jose Bedia.

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Venue:Hialeah Gardens High School - 11700 Hialeah Gardens Blvd. - Hialeah Gardens, FL 33018

Hon. Gael de Maisonneuve, Consul General of France in Miami, will make a presentation on the Importance of the European Union, to the students of Hialeah Gardens High School.

XVIII Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities

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Venue:Hilton Downtown Hotel Miami

The Institute for Public Management and Community Service is having their annual Inter-American Conference of Mayors and Local Authorities. This year's conference will focus on: "A New Local Agenda: Democracy, Economic Development, and Environmental Sustainability".

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus

Now accepting applications! For more information, please email asian@fiu.edu.

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Venue:Miami Art Museum / 101 West Flagler Street, Miami, Florida 33130

On June 28, Miami Art Museum opens Kimsooja: A Needle Woman – a multi-channel video installation by Korean artist Kimsooja.

July

The Spirits and the Law: Vodou and Power in Haiti

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library, Room 220

Lecture by Kate Ramsey, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, History, University of Miami. Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Part of the Miami Consortium for Latin American and Caribbean Studies Faculty Exchange Lecture Series. Co-sponsored by LACC and CLAS. Event is free and open to the public. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

Cinema and Reality in Haiti

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library, Room 220

Lecture by Arnold Antonin, Film Director and Owner, Arnold Antonin Films, Haiti. Conducted in Haitian Creole. Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Sponsored by LACC. Event is free and open to the public. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

Big Night in Little Haiti

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Venue:Little Haiti Cultural Center, 212 NE 59th Terrace, Miami

Celebration of Haitian heritage and culture featuring live music, food, art and entertainment. All ages welcome. Free and open to the public. Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute. Presented by The Rhythm Foundation. Co-sponsored by the Knight Foundation and LACC. Call LACC at (305)2348-2894 for more information.

Presentation by Dr. Frank Mora

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502

Dr. Mora is currently Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense for Western Hemisphere Affairs. Dr. Mora has roots in our South Florida community; he is a 1993 graduate of the University of Miami's Graduate School of International Studies. His most recent academic appointment was as Professor at the National Defense University (2004-2009). He has an extensive publication record in Latin American foreign, economic and military policy with special emphasis on Cuba and Paraguay.

Hot Gingerbread: Cultural Significance of Port-au-Prince's Late-19th Cent. Architecture

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Green Library, Room 220

Lecture by Olsen Jean Julien, Owner, Phenixience Architecture and Engineering and Manager, Smithsonian Haiti Cultural Recovery Center, Haiti. Conducted in Haitian Creole. Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Sponsored by LACC. Event is free and open to the public. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

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Venue:FIU Downtown Brickell, 1101 Brickell Avenue Room 202

For more information, visit EMPA.fiu.edu. Contact Mohamad Alkadry malkadry@fiu.edu or 305-348-4338

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

Thomas A. Breslin will be at Books & Books giving a talk about his most recent book: "The Great Anglo-Celtic Divide in the History of American Foreign Relations"

August

Haitian Dance and Storytelling

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LACC Conference Room, VH Bldg., Room 100

Master class in Haitian Dance and Folklore led by Louines Louinis and Lucrece Luisdohn Louinis and the Louines Louinis Haitian Dance Theater, Inc. Conducted in Haitian Creole. Part of LACC's 15th Annual Haitian Summer Institute Lecture Series. Sponsored by LACC. Event is free and open to the public. Call LACC at (305)348-2894 for more information.

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Venue:Books & Books 265 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, Florida

David K. Twigg will be at Books & Books giving a talk about his most recent book: "The Politics of Disaster: Tracking the Impact of Hurricane Andrew"

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Venue:Books & Books 265 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, Florida

Joel A. Mintz will be at Books & Books giving a talk about his most recent book: "Enforcement at the EPA: High Stakes and Hard Choices"

EUCE: Job Fair (FIU)

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Venue:Conrad Miami Hotel - Espirito Santo Plaza - 1395 Brickell Avenue - Miami, FL 33131

The French American Chamber of Commerce of Florida is organizing a Job Fair. Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet local companies that are recruiting full time, part time employees and interns. Come prepared, dressed for success and bring plenty of resumes! Location: Conrad Miami Hotel - Espirito Santo Plaza - 1395 Brickell Avenue - Miami, FL 33131

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Venue:FIU Downtown Brickell, 1101 Brickell Avenue Room 202

For more information, visit EMPA.fiu.edu. Contact Mohamad Alkadry malkadry@fiu.edu or 305-348-4338

September

MEUCE; 2012 Think Transatlantic Contest Essay (FIU)

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Venue:Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 508

The Miami-Florida European Union Center of Excellence, the European Studies Program, the Politics and International Relations Department, the Modern Languages Department, in cooperation with the German Embassy in Washington D.C., the Consulate General of Germany in Miami, is pleased to announce its first annual contest essay on the German-USA transatlantic relations.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Conservatory 130

Manufactured Landscapes is the striking new documentary on the world and work of renowned artist Edward Burtynsky. Burtynsky creates stunningly beautiful art from civilization’s materials and debris.

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Venue:FIU Downtown Brickell, 1101 Brickell Avenue Room 202

For more information, visit EMPA.fiu.edu. Contact Mohamad Alkadry malkadry@fiu.edu or 305-348-4338

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Venue:Books & Books 265 Aragon Avenue Coral Gables, Florida

Rebecca Friedman and Markus Thiel will be at Books & Books giving a talk about their most recent book: "European Identity and Culture"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Ballrooms

Join us as former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine K. Albright remembers this remarkable statesman and humanitarian, Vavlac Havel.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

If courage is grace under fire, Marc Buoniconti ranks among the bravest men you’ll ever know. A 1985 spinal cord injury left him unable to move a muscle below his neck. Yet, each day he moves people; moves them to understand the tragedy of paralyzing SCI -- and to join him in finding its cure. The son of legendary All-Pro and Hall of Famer linebacker and former Miami Dolphin Nick Buoniconti serves as President for both, The Miami Project to Cure Paralysis and The Buoniconti Fund to Cure Paraly

What Underlies Weak States? The Role of Ethnic Fractionalization and Terrain Ruggedness

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, CBC 140

Seminar with Mehmet A. Ulubasoglu, Deakin University. Sponsored by the Department of Economics

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

Lecture by Dr. Iqbal Akhtar, Assistant Professor of Islamic Studies in the Department of Religious Studies at FIU.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

"Iwami Kagura": Japanese Shinto Theatrical Dance Performance. U.S. Tour Event

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

Dr. Rajiv Shah serves as the 16th Administrator of USAID will give a lecture.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, RDB 1000

Roundtable on “Gun Control: A transatlantic comparison between Europe and the USA” by European Consuls General and experts in Miami.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 309

Lecture by Dr. Aaron Rosenberg

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC International Pavilion

Lecture by Nicolas Kralev followed by a book signing.

October

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 835 Conference Room

Join us for a seminar on the challenges and opportunities in Universty Press publishing with Meredith Morris Babb, Director of University Press Publishing of Florida.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Panther Suite

Linguistics symposium that will critically examine language teaching policies, methodologies, and trends in two regions of the world: Asia and the European Union.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, RDB 1000

The cultural and structural changes occurred in Venezuela since 1999 have had a significant impact on the role and operation of political and legal institutions. This conference will examine those changes and transformations and will discuss them in light of the October 7 presidential elections, through the lens of different disciplines.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 316

with Diplomat in Residence, Edward Loo

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

A unique, non-partisan initiative and a great opportunity to learn and reflect on incorporating high morals and values in the classroom, work and home lives.

Antidumping and the Death of Trade

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, CBC 140

Seminar with Tibor Besedes, Georgia Tech

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, MARC International Pavilion

Join the School of International and Public Affairs for a panel discussion addressing the results of an FIU/The Miami Herald/El Nuevo Herald poll of 2,000 likely Latino voters in the United States and an additional 1,000 in Florida.

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables

Jean Muteba Rahier will be at Books & Books giving a talk about his most recent book: "Black Social Movements in Latin America"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 200

SAGGSA proudly presents this “Must See October Event”

MEUCE Teacher Workshop: Euro Challenge Teacher Orientation 2013 (FIU)

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Venue:Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502-503

A teacher orientation on the Euro Challenge Competition 2013 will take place at Florida International University. FIU faculty will answer high school teachers questions on the competition. FIU Faculty will give an introduction to the European Union, the Euro, and the European economy. A video conference with the Delegation of the European Commission in Washington D.C. will take place during the orientation.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502-503

For those students especially interested in applying for the JET Program, please be sure to attend the follow-up session to learn more about this program and get insights on application procedures.

Workers' Modern Day Slavery Museum

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Venue:Graham Center

FIU Student Farm worker Alliance, in collaboration with RISEP, sponsors the Coalition of Immokalee Workers' Modern Day Slavery Museum at FIU Graham Center(GC) on Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012 at 11am-4pm.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

Wagner Allegretti was a co-founder of International Institute of Projectiology and Conscientiology (IIPC) in 1988 and the Miami Office in 1995. He became president of International Academy of Consciousness (IAC) in 2002 and has given hundreds of lectures around the world. His book, Retrocognition, is available in English, Spanish, Japanese and Portuguese.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

A lifelong advocate of education and social justice, Archbishop Thomas Wenski will provide on October 24, 2012, a keynote on "Spirituality and the Contemporary Roman Catholic Church."

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502-503

Join the School of International and Public Affairs for an informational briefing on internships, jobs, and global fellowships and scholarships.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 110

SAGGSA proudly presents this “Must See October Event”

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 100

14th Annual Eric E. Williams Memorial Lecture

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Venue:Olympia Theater, Gusman Center for the Performing Arts, Downtown Miami

The first Miami Nice Jazz Festival is a partnership between Sister Cities Nice, France and Miami, Florida, joining forces under the leadership of the festival’s founder and CEO, Philippe Pautesta-Herder.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

Join the School of International Relations in an upcoming Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture Series with Dr. Trita Parsi.

November

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, AHC3 205

Lecture by Honorable Gustavo D. Martínez Pandiani, Deputy Consul General of Argentina in Miami

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Frost Art Museum Room 107

Join the School of International and Public Affairs in a Ruth K. and Shepard Broad lecture with the French Ambassador to the United States.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, DM 190

The Cuban Research Institute cordially invites you to "Race, Negrismo, and Rehabilitated Prostitutes: Self-Styled Revolutionaries and Unintended Dissidence in the Cuban Revolution". Lecture by Lillian Guerra

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Venue:Books & Books, Coral Gables 265 Aragon Avenue, Coral Gables, FL 33174

The Cuban Research Institute cordially invites you to the book presentation: "Visions of Power in Cuba" by Lillian Guerra

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Learn the benefits and techniques of preksha meditation, part of the "Global Meditation" series.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, LC 110

SAGGSA & AADS SGA Collaborative Professional Development Series, presents: "Conference Participation: What are the Benefits and Pitfalls?" A Panel Discussion and Q & A by GSS Professors

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Venue:Green Library, Room 220

The last several years have seen escalating concerns in the global north (largely the US and EU) for the rights of lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer or otherwise non-normatively identified sexual minorities in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean. Acts of violence against queer individuals and communities now command global publicity.This one-day symposium brings together prominent scholars, writers, artists and activists from Africa, the Caribbean, and the African diaspora.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Lakeview South ARC

Please join us for a video-linked intercultural discussion between FIU students at the MMC, BBC, and Tianjin, China campuses. The conversation will explore similarities and differences in workplace issues in China and the U.S, and will be moderated by Professor Jizhe Sun in Tianjin and Professor Mary Tanke. A light breakfast will be served.

Dis-covery: Looking at the Carteles

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus, PCA 167

The Cuban Research Institute invites you to Dis-covery: Looking at the Carteles a lecture by Alison Fraunhar

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Venue:FIU Broward Pines Center

The Metropolitan Center, the School of International and Public Affairs and the College of Arts and Sciences in association with The American Society for Public Administration Gold Coast Chapter are hosting a MetroForum breakfast event, "Managing South Florida Cities in the Post-Great Recession Era."

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, PCA 341

The National Issues Forums is a network of public forums organized around the country to discuss pressing public policy issues. This forum addresses the question: “What do emerging world powers, and threats such as climate change, mean for our relationship with other nations of the world?” Lunch will be served. Participants will receive a copy of a Kettering Foundation issue booklet.

Second Annual Global Engagement Fair

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC Pit

The Global Engagement Fair is a showcase of FIU's involvement in research, teaching, and problem solving across cultures and around the world. Participants include the following: College of Medicine; College of Business Administration, Center for Labor Research and Studies; Office of Study Abroad; Department of Biological Sciences; Diplomat-in-Residence; Alternative Breaks; Students Offering Support.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 125

Dipak Jain is one of the world's leading figures in business, entrepreneurship, marketing and management. He is dean of INSEAD-Paris, the top business school in Europe, and was formerly dean of the Kellogg School of Management, the topmost such school in the U.S. He is also Courtesy Professor of Jain Studies at FIU and was honored with an honorary doctorate at FIU's spring commencement. Under his leadership, we plan to launch an new initiative on "Spiritual Entrepreneurship."

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GL 166

Join the School of International and Public Affairs in a Ruth K. and Shepard Broad Distinguished Lecture on "The U.K., Europe and Iran: Historical and Contemporary Dynamics" with Dr. Edmund Herzig, Oxford University.

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Venue:FIU Downtown Brickell, 1101 Brickell Avenue

Please join us for the first of four energy conferences sponsored by Florida Power & Light (FPL) Company in conjunction with the Global Energy Security Forum of the School for International and Public Affairs (SIPA) of FIU.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 140

An interfaith discussion with Rabbi Levi Friedman (FIU Chabad), Rev. Mary Tumpkin (Universal Truth Church, FIU religious studies alumna), and Daniella Vaclavik (FIU religious studies graduate student). Co-sponsor: Dept. of Religious Studies.

December

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, SIPA 502-503

This seminar is designed to give Florida K-12 teachers an introduction to the history and contemporary issues and problems of East Asia, a region whose dynamism and vibrancy is sure to make it an even larger part of the state of Florida and our children’s future. 30-hour seminar in 6 sessions

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Venue:Books & Books, 265 Aragon Ave., Coral Gables, Florida

Sarah J. Mahler will be at Books & Books giving a talk about her most recent book: "Culture as Comfort"

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 1223

"Sharing the Space between the Sea and the Jordan River: A New Vision for Resolving the Palestinian-Israeli Conflict" lecture with Dan Goldenblatt, Co-Director, Israel Palestine Center for Research and Information (IPCRI)

MEUCE Student Orientation: Euro Challenge Competition 2013 (FIU)

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Venue:Modesto A. Maidique Campus, GC 243

Students and teachers from 15 high schools will be attending this orientation. These schools will be participating in the Euro Challenge Competition 2013.

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Venue:FIU Modesto Maidique Campus, Wertheim Performing Arts Center (WPAC)

The Cuban Research Institute at FIU will be hosting its annual Classically Cuban concert on Sunday, December 9, 2012, at the Wertheim Performing Arts Center at FIU's Modesto Maidique Campus.

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Venue:FIU Modesto A. Maidique Campus, Wertheim Conservatory Concert Hall

The program presents music compiled and presented by independent scholar Emilio Cueto. It will feature compositions inspired by José Martí as well as pieces setting his texts to music.