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March 23, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Courses with International Content
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the fall semester.

Spring Advising Meetings
April 6-April 18
Spring advising meetings are optional. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Professor McMann, you can do so here. Students who are studying abroad should request a Skype meeting, using the same link.

Research Grant Opportunity
Phi Beta Kappa will be awarding grants of up to a few hundred dollars to assist College of Arts and Sciences students in their research. Applications are due April 17.

Center for Strategic and International Studies
A variety of research internships are available associated with Asian and Middle East programs.

The Tim Russert Fellowship
This fellowship is a one-year, paid position for graduating seniors interested in a career in political journalism.

International Dinner
March 25, 6:30-8:00p.m., Thwing Ballroom
Enjoy authentic Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines at this celebration of campus diversity. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

The Global Table Potluck
March 25, 3:00-6:00p.m., Cleveland Hostel
Bring a favorite dish from your culture to share with the community. This is a free event.

American Immigration Policy in Historical Perspective
March 29, 12:00-1:00p.m., Clark Hall 206
This lecture will examine the history of immigration policy and how immigrants and immigration affect domestic economic, social, and political issues.

I Learn America
March 29, 4:30-7:00p.m., TVUC
This documentary provides a yearlong glimpse of five immigrant teenagers’ lives at a high school in Brooklyn, NY.


A Polish Doctor in the Nazi Camps
March 24, 12:00-1:00p.m., Maltz Museum
Author and anthropologist Barbara Rylko-Bauer will discuss her book about her mother’s experience in Nazi Germany and life as an immigrant in the U.S.

Scandinavian Folk Concert
March 29, 7:30p.m., CMA
Frode Haltli and Emilia Amper blend traditional and modern Scandinavian folk music. Tickets are $33-45. WCPN Ideastream will be hosting a free preview of the concert via Facebook Live on March 28.

The Lure
March 23, 8:35p.m., Cinematheque
March 26, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This Polish musical re-imagines The Little Mermaid as two mermaid sisters take over nightclubs of the city to fill their carnivorous needs. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

Pelle the Conqueror
March 26, 3:30p.m., Cinematheque
A widower and his son immigrate from Sweden to Denmark during the 1850s in hopes of a better future. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.


Chinese Classical Guitar Concert
March 25, 7:30p.m., Plymouth Church, Shaker Heights
Xuefei Yang will perform traditional Chinese and Western music. A pre-concert talk at 7:00p.m. will feature a demonstration of Chinese painting techniques. Student tickets are $20.

Volunteer at Holi
March 23, 4:30p.m.
March 27, 12:00p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help fill color bags in preparation for the Indian Festival of Color.

Japan Study Abroad Scholarships
Applications are being accepted for The Bridging Project Scholarships, which help students with expenses while studying abroad in Japan. Applications are due April 11.

March 23, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This Chinese documentary shows the human and environmental destruction caused by coal mining in Inner Mongolia. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Latin America

Whose Country is This?
March 28, 4:30-6:00p.m., TVUC Ballroom A
This talk will examine the 2014 influx of migrant children from Central America and Mexico and the challenges they face with the Trump administration’s goal to stem illegal immigration.

Middle East and North Africa

Muslim in America
March 27, 5:00-6:00p.m., TVUC
Join author Ayad Akhtar in discussing what it’s like to be a Muslim immigrant in America.

Reimagining Relations with the Middle East
March 28, 5:45-8:30, The Union Club
This talk will focus on the shifting attitudes of American partnerships in the Middle East.

Mr. Gaga
March 25, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
March 26, 8:40p.m., Cinematheque
This Israeli documentary follows world-renowned modern dance choreographer Ohad Naharin over the course of eight years. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.



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