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May 11, 2017 Newsletter

Each newsletter announces international events in the Cleveland area during a seven-day period and international opportunities with deadlines in the near future. Newsletters are published during the academic year.


All Majors

Congratulations to our graduating seniors, Nico Ericksen-Deriso, Eliza Farley, Samantha Gallup, Alicia Harrison, Jiawei Hu, Paige Hughes, Gloria Huynh, Andrea Lau, Cameron Macaskill, Kaitlin Nam, Victoria Onufrieff, Harini Ushasri, Dancy (Hong) Wu, Elen Yeranosyan. Best of luck and stay in touch!

Congratulations to Samantha Gallup, who presented her INTL 398 project in the Music Department.

New Majors
Welcome to those new to the major this year:  Andoni Barrica, Noah Blatt, Maria DeRenzo, Liz Hanna, Zach Hennessey, Rachel James, Tom Kan, Catherine Kozuch, Yoon Lee, Darcy Martinez, Eliana Ondrejko, Lavanya Rajan, Miriam Ridge, Garrett Ruderman, Colby Saxton, Jenny Shi, Sienna Warshawsky, and Tian Yang.

LinkedIn Group
Summer is an excellent time to join the CWRU International Studies Group on LinkedIn, if you have not already.  It can be done in two easy steps:  link to Kelly McMann and request to join the group.

This is the last newsletter for spring semester.  The newsletter will resume with the start of fall semester.  Have an enjoyable summer!

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

V-Dem Internship
Varieties of Democracy (V-Dem) is seeking interns to work in Sweden Fall 2017 for academic credit. V-Dem is a global research collaboration to measure democracy in all countries of the world from 1900 to the present using more than 350 indicators.  More information can be found at Initial questions can be directed to V-Dem project manager Professor McMann,


Britain, Brexit, and the U.S.
May 16, 5:30-7:15, The Union Club
Ambassador Charles Ries will discuss the future of the EU after Britain leaves and how this will impact the U.S. Student tickets are $5.

Toni Erdmann
May 13, 7:30p.m., Cinematheque
A German father tries to reconnect with his workaholic daughter by creating an alter ego and acting as her CEO’s life coach. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Apparition Hill
May 14, 3:45p.m., Cinematheque
This documentary follows seven strangers who travel to a reported miracle spot in Bosnia-Herzegovina. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


Cleveland Asian Festival
May 20-21, East 27th and Payne Ave.
Experience traditional Asian culture through a variety of performances, food, and competition.

By the Time It Gets Dark
May 11, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
May 14, 8:55p.m., Cinematheque
A filmmaker investigates the killings of Thai student activists and uncovers much more than she anticipates. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Middle East and North Africa

A Separation
May 13, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
May 14, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
A young Iranian couple’s live complicate when they become wrapped up in a murder investigation. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.


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