Public Speaking, Seminars & Workshops

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Latinos / Hispanics, Cultural Fluency, Diversity

  • Beyond Tacos, Salsa, and Sombreros:Latin America's Cultural Wealth


  • Translating Hispanic / Latino Cultures


  • How to Best Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month


  • Who Is Missing at the Table?: Creating an Institutional Culture of Diversity and Inclusiveness


  • Don Quixote in the Boardroom: Hispanic / Latino Culture, a Toolbox for Business Success


  • Latinos in the United States: Challenges and Opportunities in the Twenty First Century


  • The Art and Diplomacy of Haggling: Lessons in Cross-Cultural Communication


  • Our "Weaknesses" Are Our Strengths: A Closer Look at Hispanic / Latino Culture


  • Demographic Transformations and Latino Politics in the United States


  • Reaching Hispanic / Latino Consumers, Job Candidates, Donors, and Voters


  • Toward a Global Culture?: Not Quite Yet


  • Ten Defining Characteristics of Hispanic Culture


  • Diversifying the Workplace: It Makes Business Sense and Is the Right Thing to Do


  • A Latino in the US Academy: Wounds and Medals from the Battlefields


  • Orlando, Florida, the Puerto Rican Frontier


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Motivational

  • I Never Left the Classroom; and You Shouldn't Either


  • They Are Counting on Your Ignorance. Read! Think! Disappoint Them!


  • The Thin Line between What We Call Success and Failure

 

  • Many People Wish they Could Sit at Your Desk. Be Grateful and Make the Best of that Opportunity


  • A Toolbox for Student Success


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Contemporary Caribbean and Latin America

  • Recent Changes in US-Cuba Relations 


  • Puerto Rico Before-and-after Hurricane María


  • Revolutionary Cuba: A History


  • Sugar and Revolution: Cuba, 1952-2016


  • Sixteen Threads in the Labyrinth of Cuban Culture


  • Cuba: A History in Fifteen Photographs


  • Cuba in the Twenty First Century


  • Perplexing Puerto Rico


  • A Historical Perspective on Prospects for a Post-Castro Cuba


  • The Longest Ninety Miles: Cuban Migration to South Florida since 1959 


  • Puerto Rico's Political Status in Historical Perspective


  • Puerto Rico in Forty Minutes


  • Ten Keys to the Caribbean 


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Education / Pedagogy

  • Reading Across the Curriculum


  • The Seven Deadly Sins of the Modern University


  • Twelve Keys to Successful Teaching / Learning 


  • We Are in It Together: Dialogue and Collaboration between Historians and History Teachers 


  • "C" Students, Children with ADHD, and the Class Clown: Why We Need them in Every Classroom


  • Let's Start from Scratch: A Blueprint for a Twenty-First-Century Model School of Education


  • We Need Poets More than Ever: The Critical Importance of the Arts and Humanities from Pre-K to College 


  • What If...?: Out-of-the-box Reflections on How to Improve Our Education System 


  • "I hear and I forget; I see and I remember; I do and I understand": Visual and Participatory Methods for Teaching and Learning 


  • Integrating Latin American and Caribbean History into the Curriculum 


  • Windows to the Past: Using Texts, Artifacts, and Captured Moments in the Classroom

 

  • Why Did I Become a Historian 


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History and Culture: Cuba, Puerto Rico

Key to the New World: Early Colonial Cuba

  • Three Crops that Transformed the Caribbean: Sugar, Tobacco, and Coffee
  • Divergent Patterns of Political Culture in the Twentieth-Century Hispanic Caribbean
  • In the Plantation's Own Image: Puerto Rico's First Protestant Congregations,1868-1898
  • Ten Historiographical Keys to the Caribbean
  • The American Mediterranean during the American Century
  • Puerto Rico in the Whirlwind of 1898: Conflict, Continuity, and Change
  • Life in a Male City: Women in Nineteenth-Century Havana
  • Caudillos, Annexationism, and the Rivalry between Empires in the Dominican Republic, 1844-1878
  • The Formation of Creole Cuba, 1525-1607
  • Geography, Will It Absolve Cuba?
  • Far Worse than Slaves: Emancipados in Nineteenth-Century Cuba
  • History Meets Literature in Latin America and the Caribbean


  • A History of the Caribbean in Fifteen Pictures


  • Beyond La Niña, La Pinta, and La Santa María: The Mental Mapping and Invention of a New World 


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