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April 20, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to majors Nico Ericksen-Deriso, Eliza Farley, and Austin Haden, who presented their INTL 398 projects, advised by political science professors, at Wednesday’s Political Science Colloquium to meet their SAGES capstone requirement.

Congratulations to INTL Major Cameron Macaskill for winning the Davis Projects for Peace grant! This grant will fund her summer “Poetry for Peace” camp for South African high school students.

SOURCE Intersections Event
April 21, 9:00a.m.-3:00p.m., Veale Convocation Center
Stop by this research showcase to see INTL 398 projects by Samantha Gallup, Victoria Onufrieff, Harini Ushasri, and Hong Wu.

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,

New Zealand Labour Party Campaign Fellowship
Gain foreign policy and election experience during this six-week fellowship in Auckland, New Zealand.

International Recipe Exchange Party
April 20, 11:00a.m.-12:30p.m., Sears Building 464
Taste foods from countries around the world and learn how to cook them.

Aliens with Extraordinary Skills
April 21 & 22, 7:30-9:30p.m., Eldred Theater
A clown from the “unhappiest country in the world” moves to America, where the reality of immigrant life is not what she had dreamed of. Student tickets are $5.
The French Presidential Elections
April 25, 4:30p.m., TVUC Senior Classroom
Professor Vincent Michelot will speak about the first round of the French presidential election, as well as the upcoming run-off and legislative elections.

Listening with Love Lecture
April 25, 9:00-10:30a.m., TVUC
NYU Professor Barbara Kirshenblatt-Gimblett will discuss her collaboration with her father to tell his childhood story of growing up in Poland before the Holocaust. RSVP by April 21.

Opposing Identities in Basque Secondary Education
April 26, 4:00p.m., Clark Hall 206
Pre-Doctoral Fellow Elizabeth Perez Izaguirre from the University of Basque County in Spain will present her research.

Tea With Mussolini
April 20, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
April 22, 7:10p.m., Cinematheque
A young Italian boy grows up among an unconventional group of British and Americans before and during WWII. Age 25 & under tickets are $8.


Guru Vandana Teacher Appreciation Dinner
April 20, 6:30-8:00p.m., Thwing Center Atrium
Learn about the meaning of teachers in Indian and Hindu culture at this traditional Indian celebration.

Pushkin is Our Everything
April 27, 6:00-8:00p.m., Guilford House 323
Michael Beckelhimer travels throughout Russia to explore the legacy of one of Russia’s most famous poets.

Volunteer at the Cleveland Asian Festival
Sign up to volunteer at this year’s festival, which will feature authentic Asian food, games, and entertainment. Volunteers must attend one orientation session listed on the website.

Latin America

La Fiesta
April 22, 6:00-8:00p.m., Carlton Commons
Enjoy authentic Latin American food and entertainment. Student tickets are $5.

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