February 19, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

Selling your Study Abroad Experience to Employers
Today, February 19 from 12:30 to 1:30 in Tomlinson Hall room 134.  The office of Education Abroad offers tips to students with study abroad experience, past & present to use the experience as a hiring tool.



The Invisible Poro: Walking the Borderline between Visual Culture and Secrecy
Today, February 19th at 3:30pm in the Middough Building, Room 232, Cleveland State University, 1901 E. 13th St.  A discussion about the masks related to the secret society of Senufo call Poro.
Peering Beyond the Frame: A Refreshed Look at Arts of Senufo-Speaking Communities
Sunday, February 22nd at 2pm in the CMA Recital Hall.  Join Susan Gagliardi, Professor of Art History at Emory College, and author of Senufo Unbound, as she discusses the significance of the work featured in the new exhibit.
Senufo: Art and Identity in West Africa
Exhibit begins Sunday, February 22nd at the Cleveland Museum of Art.   A vast collection of sculptures primarily from the Senufo-speaking region of West Africa.  The exhibit features loans of 160 pieces from museums and private collections.  $8



Pakistani Student’s Association Cultural Show Pakflix
Saturday, February 21st at 6:30 pm in the Thwing Ballroom.  Enjoy live entertainment and a full dinner.Pakflix is a play on Netflix and will feature a movie trailer on popular TV shows “re-imagined as Pakistani versions.”  $5 for undergrads, $7 for everyone else.
Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America
Tuesday, February 24th from 12:15 to 1:45pm in the Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom A.  Join James W. McGuire, Ph.D., Professor of Government at Wesleyan University to discuss his award winning book, Wealth, Health, and Democracy in East Asia and Latin America.



Medieval and Early Modern Roundtable: “Fame, Memory, and Memorialization”
Friday, February 20th from 3 to 4pm in the Guilford Parlor.  A round table discussion with Drs. Denna Iammarino, Gabrielle Parkin, and Magdalena Vinter. “This panel shall explore how fame and memory might interact to enable the memorialization of both popular and anonymous figures.”


Latin America


Middle East

Voices Across the Divide Film Viewing 
Friday, February 20th from 12:30 to 2pm in Crawford Hall room A9.  In honor of UN World Social Justice Day, this documentary film explores an up close and personal depiction of the Israeli/Palestinian conflict, featuring personal stories from those directly affected by the conflict.  Stay for a discussion after the film on “How do we have a conversation across difficult divides?”