The CEWRC events seek to address current issues in well-being, across disciplines and communities. The Speaker Series sponsors monthly talks by local and national experts around contemporary aspects of well-being.

Past Events

Explore the archive of our past events

Speaker Series 2022 - 2023

View our videos featuring seven interactive and thoughtful discussions.

September 18, 2023

Ben Lester, Ph.D.
Director, Restorative Community School and Lead Consultant Highfive

Creating Connected Communities through Restorative Practices

November 13, 2023

Patriann Smith, Ph.D.
Associate Professor, Literacy Studies
University of South Florida

Bridging the Chasm in Languaging and Literacies: The Flourishing Imperative

August 30, 2022

Dr. Kristin Anderson
Professor, University of Houston
Faculty Affiliate, Center for Critical Race Studies

Enraged, Rattled, and Wronged: A deeper look at entitlement’s response to social progress

September 27, 2022

Dr. David McMillan
MSOM, Miami Project to Cure Paralysis

A view of “The U” through the lens of spinal cord injury research

October 25, 2022

Todd Warner
Lecturer, Educational and Psychological Studies

Parents’ interrogation knowledge and situational decision-making in hypothetical

November 15, 2022

CEWRC in partnership with
University of Miami Center for Global Black Studies

Panel Discussion: Dr. Bettina Love’s – We Want To Do More Than Just Survive: Abolitionist Teaching and the Pursuit of Educational Freedom

January 31, 2023

Dr. Bruce Baker
Professor, University of Miami
Chair, Teaching and Learning

Equity and Adequacy of Public School Funding in America & the Role of Racial Discrimination in Access to Housing

February 28, 2023

Dr. Kysha Harriell
Associate Dean, DEI
Associate Clinical Professor, Kinesiology and Sport Sciences

Removing Bias From Your Program

March 28, 2023

Dr. Zahara Hazari
Professor, STEM Education
Florida International University

Leveraging Counternarratives
and Counterspaces to
Facilitate the Physics Development of Women