September 18, 2014 Newsletter

Please join our newly created International Studies major-alumni network on LinkedIn. The primary purpose of the group is for members to contact each other for advice about the experiences individuals include in their LinkedIn profiles, such as study abroad, internships, first jobs, and careers.

To join the group, 1) search for CWRU International Studies in the search bar of your LinkedIn profile and request to join. 2) Link to Director Kelly McMann so that you can more easily contact other group members. For assistance joining the group, see further instructions here or contact



Cleveland Italian Film Festival
Starts Thursday September 18th and runs through October 9th at The Cedar Lee in Cleveland Heights, Atlas Cinemas at Eastgate in Mayfield Heights and the Capitol Theatre in the Gordon Square Arts district. Film viewings run every Thursday at 7:30 pm and tickets are sold in advance. $10 per film

Ambiguity and Feminine Authority in Albrecht Durer’s Prints of Women
Saturday, September 20th at 2:00 pm in the Recital Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art. Guest Curator Dr. Dana E. Cowen will discuss works form Durer’s Women: Images of Devotion & Desire. Free!


Middle East

Film Viewing of When I Saw You
Friday, September 19th at 6:30 pm and Sunday, September 21st at 1:30 pm at the Cleveland Museum of Art. The film depicts the journey of an 11 year old Palestinian boy in a refugee camp during the Six-Day war in 1967. $7 for students

Film Viewing of The Square
Monday, September 22nd at 6:00 pm in the Wolstein Building Auditorium. This Oscar nominated documentary film provides student accounts of the Egyptian Revolution. FREE!

The Threat of ISIS
Tuesday, September 23rd 5:30 to 7:30 pm at The Union Club of Cleveland, 1211 Euclid Ave. A lecture with Dr. James Zogby, author of Arab Voices, on current events involving the terror group ISIS. $5 for students

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