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September 13, 2018 Newsletter

 

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International Studies Career Workshop
October 13, 4-6pm, TVUC Student Organization Center
Which classes should you take?  How do you find and secure a summer internship and first job?  How do you select a career path?  Should you attend graduate school?  Come hear International Studies alumni’s advice at this workshop. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

Consulting Positions
Consulting firms often do international work.  If you would like to receive information about consulting job interviews from the university’s Office of Post-Graduate Planning, click here.

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Internships
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Missile Defense and Space Weapons
September 13, 4-5pm, Rockefeller 301
From the Union of Concerned Scientists, Laura Grego will be discussing the political and strategic implications of missile and space defense system technology.

International Law and Policy 
September 14, 8:30am-5pm, Moot Courtroom (A59)
Former government officials, NGO representatives, and academics from the length of the political spectrum will discuss international law and policy under the Trump Administration. See the agenda for details. General registration required at no cost.

Tremont Arts & Cultural Festival
September 15-16, Lincoln Park
A celebration of the ethnic and cultural diversity in Tremont. Admission is free.

One World Day
September 16, 11am-6pm, Cleveland Cultural Gardens
A day of events including a Parade of Flags, a naturalization ceremony, cultural performances, and ethnic food.

The Role of Women in Peace and Security
September 21, 12-1:30 p.m., The City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave
Join us on the International Day of Peace for a conversation on the role of women in addressing extremism and militarism, while promoting peace, rights, and pluralism.

FRONT International: Cleveland Triennial for Contemporary Art
Exhibition ends September 30, Museum of Contemporary Art
This exhibition includes international artists who focus on the conditions of an American City. General student admission is $5.

 

Africa

Volunteer Health Work in Ethiopia
September 17, 5-6pm, Mather Memorial 201
Join Middlebury College Professor Svea Closser for a lecture on women’s empowerment in the context of volunteer community health work in Ethiopia.

 

Asia

The Partition of 1947
September 21, 5-6pm, Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom A
Join Stanford University Professor Priya Satia for a discussion on the partition of South Asia into Pakistan and India in 1947. Free and open to the public, registration requested.

Yayoi Kusama: Infinity Mirrors
Exhibition ends September 30, 2018, Cleveland Museum of Art
This exhibition showcases paintings and installations from Japanese artist Yayoi Kusama. Tickets are $30 (limited availability), on sale September 17 at 9am.

Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Registration for the December 2nd Japanese Language Proficiency Test in Columbus, OH is open until October 1.

Bridging Scholarships
Students studying abroad in Japan in Spring 2019 are eligible for travel and living expense assistance through this scholarship. The deadline to apply is October 11.

 

Europe

Spanish Conversation Hour
September 14, 12:45-2pm, Tinkham Veale University Center, Room 140
Held weekly on Fridays, for all-level Spanish-speakers to practice and speak in a relaxed setting. Open to faculty, staff, and students.

Fall Fest in Little Italy
September 16, 12-5pm, Singer Steel Building, 2100 Random Road, Cleveland
Enjoy Italian food and music. General admission is $35, which includes tickets for 2 signature food items.

Pacifists Making Guns
September 17, 5-6pm, Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom A
Join Stanford University Professor Priya Satia for a discussion on why a Quaker family became the largest gun-manufacturing firm in 18th-century Britain. Free and open to the public, registration requested.

Claudia Comte: Zigzags and Diagonals
Exhibition ends September 30, Museum of Contemporary Art
This exhibition showcases Swiss artist Claudia Comte’s sculptures, wall paintings, and installations. General student admission is $5.

 

Latin America

Spanish Conversation Hour
September 14, 12:45-2pm, Tinkham Veale University Center, Room 140
Held weekly on Fridays, for all-level Spanish-speakers to practice and speak in a relaxed setting. Open to faculty, staff, and students.

Latino Art Show
September 14, 4-6pm, in front of Kelvin Smith Library
Enjoy the Latino Art Show featuring four artists and live salsa music.

Noche Latina
September 15, 10pm-2am, Jolly Scholar (Thwing Center)
Join La Alianza and the Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers for a night of reggaeton, bachata, merengue, and salsa.

 

Middle East

Israeli New History and Its Legacy
September 13, 4:30-6 pm, Wolstein Auditorium
Ilan Pappé, Professor of History and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, will discuss Israeli New History as an interpretation of 1948.

The Idea of Israel
September 14, 12-1:30pm, The City Club of Cleveland, 850 Euclid Ave
Join Ilan Pappé, Professor of History and Director of the European Centre for Palestine Studies at the University of Exeter, for a conversation on the evolution of Zionist thought. Nonmember tickets are $37.

Interwar Air Control and the British Idea of Arabia
September 19, 5-5:45pm, Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom A
Join Stanford University Professor Priya Satia for a discussion on world war-era British aerial control in Iraq and its long-lasting influence on the region. Free and open to the public, registration requested.

 

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter.  Students are encouraged to evaluate them.

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