February 26, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

Cyber Harassment and Cyber Stalking: The New Frontier of Civil Rights in the Twenty-First Century
Today, February 26th at 5:30pm in the Moot Courtroom, Case Law School.  Join Danielle Keats Citron, Lois K. Macht Research Professor & Professor of Law University of Maryland School of Law and author of Hate Crimes in Cyberspace, to discuss this international epidemic.



Bombay Bazaar 2015 
Saturday, February 28th from 12 to 3pm at The Spot. Celebrate Indian culture with the Undergraduate Indian Students Association.



The Vanquishing of the Witch Baba Yaga Film Viewing
Wednesday, March 4th at 7pm in the Morley Lecture Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art.  “Baba Yaga, the supernatural crone of ancient Slavic folklore, becomes the springboard for an investigation of nature and civilization in Eastern European fairy tales and history in this wide-ranging essay-film that blends anthropology and animation.”  $7 for students.


Latin America

Neoliberal Practices and Cultural Production in Latin America in the Past 40 Years
Friday, February 27th at 5:00pm in the Moot Courtroom, Case Law School.  With Idelber Avelar who is a professor specialized in contemporary Latin American fiction, literary theory, and cultural studies at Tulane University.


Middle East

Persia, Iran and the Jews
Today, Feb. 26th at 5 p.m. in the White Building, Room 411.  Join Professor Peter Haas, chair and the Abba Hillel Silver Professor of Jewish Studies, to discuss Jewish history in Iran.Spring Hafleh by MECA (Middle Eastern Cultural Association)
Saturday, February 28th from 7 to 11pm at Carlton Commons.  Enjoy Arabic food, free henna, DJ and performances.  $5 for undergraduate students.

High-Risk Activism and Popular Struggle Against the Israeli Occupation in the West Bank
Monday, March 2nd at 4:30pm in the Tinkham Veale University Center, Ballroom A.  With Joel Beinin, the Donald J. McLachlan Professor of History and Professor of Middle East History at Stanford University and a past president of the Middle East Studies Association of North America.

Happy Dog Takes on the World:  Israel & Palestine – Where Are Things Headed Now?
Tuesday, March 3rd at 7:30pm at The Happy Dog Cleveland, 5801 Detroit Avenue.   Dr. Joel Beinin will discuss Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s address to a U.S. Congress joint session and upcoming elections in Israel.  This event is co-sponsored by the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, Cleveland City Club and Northeast Ohio Consortium for Middle East Studies.