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October 4, 2018 Newsletter

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RSVP-Career Workshop
October 13, 4-6pm, TVUC Student Organization Center
Please confirm that you will be able to attend the International Studies Career Workshop. Please RSVP here. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

Día de la Raza
October 5, 12:45-2pm, Thwing Center
Celebrate Día de la Raza, Day of the Race, with empanadas, plantains, and more. Event is free.

Rhodes and Fulbright Information Sessions
October 6, 11-11:50am, Thwing Center
This workshop examines what it takes to win one of these post-graduate fellowships for study, research, or teaching overseas. Register online here.

International Cleveland Community Day
October 7, 11am-4pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
More than 50 groups will display their cultures through music and dance. Event is free.

Immersion: One Night for One World
October 11, 6-9pm, Ariel International Center, Skyline Lake Room, 1163 E 40th St
International Partners in Mission is hosting an evening of food, music, and dancing to celebrate global partnerships building justice, peace, and hope. Admission for students is $20.

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

Volunteer for MedWish International
MedWish repurposes discarded medical supplies to developing countries, and relies on volunteers to sort supplies. Contact Caley Haehn with questions: volunteer@medwish.com or 216-692-1685.

 

Africa

French Professional Diplomas
Complete an exam to earn a professional diploma in French language for business, health, or international relations.  Contact your CWRU French language professor for additional information.

 

Asia

JET Program
The JET Program offers post-graduate job opportunities in Japan. Numerous INTL alumni have participated in this program. Applications accepted this fall.

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

French Professional Diplomas
Complete an exam to earn a professional diploma in French language for business, health, or international relations.  Contact your CWRU French language professor for additional information.

Zero for Conduct
October 4, 8:15pm, Cinematheque
October 6, 6:50pm, Cinematheque

Banned in France from 1933 until 1945, this film features four boys who take over their repressive French boarding school. Tickets are $7 for age 25 & under.

“The Troubles” in Northern Ireland
October 5, 8am-12pm, Murphy Room, Lombardo Student Center, John Carroll University
This workshop will discuss the Northern Ireland conflict and conflict resolution skills. Student registration costs $15.

Scarred Hearts
October 6, 8pm, Cinematheque
An ill young man falls in love with another patient in a Romanian sanitarium. Tickets are $8 for age 25 and under.

Friday Lunch: Caesarism
October 12, 12:30-1:30pm, Mather House 100
Classics professors Timothy Wutrich and Rachel Sternberg will draw parallels between President Trump and populism in Ancient Rome and Greece.

 

Latin America

Gala Latina
October 5, 6-8pm, Linsalata Alumni Center
This event celebrates the CWRU Latinx community and includes a surprise guest speaker. Admission for undergraduates is $5.

 

Middle East

Occupied-Palestinian Territory
October 9, 11:30am-12:45pm, Crawford Hall Room A13
Law professor Avidan Cover will discuss how the Israeli occupation has violated the law on occupation and prohibition on collective punishment. RSVP to socialjustice@case.edu.

Truman and Israel
October 11, 7pm, The Temple-Tifereth Israel, Temple-Tifereth Israel, 26000 Shaker Blvd, Beachwood
Professor Robert Watson tells the story of Harry Truman and the birth of Israeli statehood. Nonmember cost is $25.

No Date, No Signature
October 11, 8:35pm, Cinematheque
October 14, 6:30pm, Cinematheque

An Iranian medical examiner comes across the body of a boy whose life he may have been able to save. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

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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