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Webinar: UCF Rosen College Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

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To honor Dr. Abraham Pizam, founding dean of the Rosen College of Hospitality Management on the 50th anniversary of his achieving his Ph.D., the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series will take a look at the evolution of the hospitality and tourism industry through the eyes of some of the pioneers in this field of education.

Seven lectures will be presented in the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series, beginning on October 28, 2020, 9:30AM. The lectures will conclude in April 2021. 

Wednesday, October 28, 2020
9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m. EST (US & Canada)

JAFAR JAFARI, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Hospitality and Tourism (USA)

Presentation: ROME WAS NOT BUILT IN A DAY: 50 Years of Tourism Scholarship.

About the Lecture guest speaker for October 28, 2020: Jafar Jafari is Professor Emeritus of Hospitality and Tourism at the University of Wisconsin-Stout, Department of Hospitality and Tourism (USA). He came to this position trained as a cultural anthropologist (PhD, University of Minnesota, USA) and as hotel administration graduate (BS and MS, Cornell University, USA), bringing with him additionally an honorary doctorate from the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain). Jafar's contributions to the academic community span international boundaries and institutions. He is Visiting Professor of the Universidade do Algarve (Portugal), Luleå University of Technology (Sweden), and Sun Yat-sen University (China); Lifetime Honorary Professorship of Bundelkhand University (India), and international Program Director of the Universitat de les Illes Balears (Spain). Among his credits, Jafari is also the founding editor of the Annals of Tourism Research.

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International numbers available: https://ucf.zoom.us/u/aepDdu3Ggo

Dates and Times of the Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series

  • Oct 28, 2020, 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada), Professor Emeritus Jafar Jafari
  • Nov 13, 2020, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada), Professor Emeritus Arie Reichel
  • Dec 10, 2020, 9:30 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada), Brian King
  • Jan 15, 2021, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada),
  • Feb 12, 2021, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • Mar 19, 2021, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
  • Apr 16, 2021, 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)

Webinar: UCF Rosen College Dean's Distinguished Lecture Series is organized by UCF

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Robertico Croes
Associate Dean, Research & Administration; Director, Dick Pope Sr. Institute for Tourism Studies; Professor
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