March 26, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Poll
The International Studies Program would like to know if current majors are interested in organizing an International Studies student group. We would appreciate if you would please complete the poll at the link above, if you did not last week.
Peace Corps Volunteer
Today, March 26, 4:30pm
Office of Multicultural Affairs, Sears 450
CWRU alumnus, Kevin Russell, will be available via video chat to answer questions about being a Peace Corps volunteer.The
Democracy Establishment
March 31, 12:15pm
Senior Classroom, Tinkham Veale University Center
Sarah Bush, Assistant Professor of Political Science at Temple University, will be presenting her research on the impact, or lack thereof, that democracy promotion and assistance has on authoritarian regimes.
From Transitional Justice to the Rule of Law: Lessons from the Field
March 31, 12-1pm
Moot Courtroom
Associate Executive Director of the American Bar Association (ABA) discusses transitional justice mechanisms, sustainable rule of law, and accountability efforts for international law.



April 1, 7pm
Morley Lecture Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art
A documentary on Ouagadougou’s Pan-African film festival (FESPACO) and the African filmmakers who attend. Tickets for students are $7.
Yeelen (Brightness)
April 3 and 8 at 7pm
Morley Lecture Hall, Cleveland Museum of Art
This African film depicts a fable which follows a Bamana boy who runs from his murderous father to grow up in the wilderness. Tickets for students are $7.



The Tribe
March 28, 11:30am and 9pm
A Ukrainian drama set in a boarding school for deaf teens. This film is told entirely in sign language with no subtitles. Tickets for students at $13.

Middle East

Talking Turkey: Some Personal (and Historical) Perspectives on Turkish Politics and Society
March 27, 12:30pm
KSL, Dampeer Room
Associate Professor John Grabowski discusses President Recep Erdoğan’s political and economic impacts in Turkey.
Interactive Lecture with Dr. Rula Quawas
March 27 12:30pm
KSL, Room LL06B/C
Dr. Quawas, Professor of American Literature at the University of Jordan, speaks on her experience of losing her deanship and tenure status due to a sexual harassment video that her feminist theory class uploaded on Youtube.