October 30, 2014 Newsletter

All Majors

David L. Boren Scholarships and Fellowships
Boren Awards provide funding for U.S. undergraduate students to study in Africa, Asia, Central and Eastern Europe, Eurasia, Latin America, and the Middle East. National application deadlines are in January and February; campus deadlines may be earlier.

How to Get Smarter about the World
Tuesday, November 4th at 7:30 pm at The Happy Dog (west side), 5801 Detroit Ave. Executive Director of Global Voices, Ivan Sigal, will discuss how to interpret the barrage of information about global issues in the news and social media.

What is the Role of International Dispute Settlement Findings in Interpreting Domestic Laws? A Case Study Based on Trade Laws.
Tuesday, November 5th at 4:30 pm in the Moot Courtroom. The Honorable Mark A. Barnett of the United States Court of International Trade will discuss the topic of international trade and domestic laws.



Mark Joseph’s Reflections on Ghana
Today at 12:45 pm in room 108 of the Mandel Community Studies Center. Associate Professor Mark Joseph of the Jack, Joseph and Morten Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences will reflect on living 6 months in Accra, Ghana and his findings about mixed income neighborhoods.



Royal Ballet of Cambodia
Wednesday, November 5th at 7:30 pm in the Gartner Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Art. Enjoy this esteemed and cherished art form loaded with tradition and history. Tickets $53 – $69.

Japanese Contemporary Fiber Sculpture in Miniature
Now through December 18th at the Sculpture Center, 1834 East 123rd St. Enjoy the first US showing of this collection.



Film Viewing of Le Chef
Sunday, November 2nd in the Morley Lecture Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art. Two showings. Cleveland premiere of this 2012 French Comedy. $7 for students.


Middle East

Identity: Refugee, Olah, Israeli
Today at 4:00 pm in room 108 of the Mandel Community Studies Center. Guest speaker Shir Mnuchin will speak about her own experience as a Syrian refugee in Israel.

Crisis in the Arab East and the Limits of US Power
Wednesday, November 5th at 5:30 pm at The Union Club of Cleveland, 1211 Euclid Ave. Ambassador Ted Kattouf, CEO of AMIDEAST, will discuss “What is the right balance of involvement for the US after more than a decade of war and unintended consequences?” $15 for students

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