September 11, 2014 Newsletter

International events in the Cleveland area during the next seven days and international opportunities with deadlines in the near future appear below. This information is also sent out weekly to the subscribers of our newsletter.


All Majors

CCEL Serves: Semester Serves & Flexible Commitments
Semester long, weekly commitment to work with Cleveland area refugees or help Hispanic youth in Cleveland prepare for college. Flexible commitment work tutoring Chinese at Roxboro Elementary in Cleveland Heights or with Medwish International.

One World Festival
Saturday & Sunday, September 13th & 14th at 1:00 pm at Cleveland Cultural Gardens. Culture, music, entertainment, yoga and food within the beautiful setting of Cleveland’s Cultural Gardens.



The Emergence of African Literature and the Cold War
Friday September 12th at 3:00 pm in the Guilford Parlor. A lecture with Peter Kalliney, the William J. Tuggle Chair in English at the University of Kentucky.


Mid-Autumn Moon Festival
Friday, September 12th from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at the Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Celebrate this traditional annual celebration with Cleveland’s Asian American community. $15



An Update on Ukraine and Russia
Friday, September 12th from 12:30 to 1:30 pm at the KSL Dampeer Room. With CWRU Political Science Professor and Director of International Studies, Kelly McMann and Associate Professor and Chair of the Political Science department at Kent State University, Andrew Barnes.

Violet Film Viewing
Friday and Sunday at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Violet is a depiction of the life of Post WWII French writer Violette Leduc. $7 for students.


Latin America

Hispanic American Artist Reception and Art Show
Friday, September 12th from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at KSL. In honor of Hispanic Heritage Month, CWRU celebrates with an art show featuring local Hispanic artists representing several Latin American countries. The art will be displayed until October 15th. Meet the artists at the reception.


Middle East

Floral Delights: Textiles from Islamic Lands Exhibit
Ongoing through June 2015 at the Cleveland Museum of Art. This exhibit features pieces from the museum’s own collection of textiles.

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