October 2, 2014 Newsletter


U-Theatre “Sword of Wisdom”
Friday, October 10th, 7:30p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Taiwan-native, Liu Ruo-Yu composed “Sword of Wisdomm,” which features wooden and metal percussion and Gurdjief Movements (the sacred dance). Tickets can be purchased here.

Fellowship for East Asian language study abroad
The Blakemore Freeman Fellows Program funds an academic year of advanced language study abroad of Chinese, Japanese, Korean and selected Southeast Asian languages. An applicant must have (at minimum) a bachelor’s degree and have completed at least three years of study of the language at the college level by the start of the grant. Applications are due December 30, 201. For application materials and further details, click the link above.



Conservatism, Conservative Parties and Women’s Political Representation: The UK Case
Wednesday, October 8th, 4:30p.m. at the Senior Classroom, Tinkham Veale University Center. Sarah Childs, Professor of Politics and Gender at the University Bristol, will lecture on conservatism and women’s political representation in the UK.

Between Observation and Appropriation: Venetian Encounters with a Fragmentary Classical Past
Wednesday, October 8th, 6:00p.m. at the Cleveland Museum of Art. Patricia Fortini Brown, Professor Emerita of Art History, Princeton University, will deliver a lecture, drawing from her research on Venice and its empire, from the late middle ages through the early modern period.


Latin America

Volunteer with a Hispanic Youth Program
Students are needed to volunteer weekly during fall semester as leadership and college readiness tutors and mentors to Hispanic youth. Contact Angela Lowery at als138@case.edu, preferably by the end of this week.


Middle East

The Origins of ISIS and its Place in Political Islam
Tuesday, October 7th, 7:30p.m. at the Happy Dog. Join Hugh Roberts, Edward Keller Professor of North African and Middle Eastern History at Tufts University, and Pete W. Moore, Marcus A. Hanna Associate Professor of Political Science at Case Western Reserve University, in a conversation on the origins of ISIS and its place in political Islam. This is a free event.

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