April 16, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

Medical Research in Malaria Endemic Regions
April 17, 9:00am, Biomedical Research Building 433
“Human monoclonal antibody isolation from individuals living in a malaria endemic area, ”a talk by Christopher King, Professor of International Health, Medicine and Pathology, and his research assistant, Lenore Carias as part of the Center for Global Health and Diseases Spring Seminar Series.



Filipino Student Union Barbecue with the Office of Multicultural Affairs
April 17, 6:00pm, Football Field
The Filipino Student Union will be hosting a Filipino-style BBQ.

Taipei Story
April 17, 9:10pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
Directed by Edward Yang, a Taiwanese Cinema great, this film sets a failed businessman in a modernizing Taipei. Tickets for students are $7.

“From the Field into the Lab: The Pre-Display Lives of Indian and Southeast Asian Art”
April 22, 6:00pm, Gartner Auditorium in the Cleveland Museum of Art
Dr. Sonya Quintanilla, the George P. Bickford Curator of Indian and Southeast Asian art, will speak about the museum’s collection of Indian miniatures and the history of the collection.

Cleveland Asian Festival Volunteers Needed
The Cleveland Asian Festival is looking for volunteers to help with set-up on May 15 and throughout the festival May 16-17. Volunteers should sign up in April to attend volunteer orientation.



“Voyaging with Rockwell Kent: To the Ends of the Earth”
April 16, 4:30pm, Hatch Reading Room in KSL
Robert H. Jackson, Kelvin Smith Library Distinguished Visiting Scholar, will recount his adventures following famed American artist Rockwell Kent’s footsteps in Greenland. RSVP required.

Hard to be a God
April 16, 6:45pm and April 19, 7pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
This Boschian sci-fi by a Russian director follows a scientist from Earth who travels to another planet and observes the natives in their barbaric society. Tickets for students are $7.

“Shaping Women Physicians’ Identity in Late Victorian and Edwardian Magazines”
April 17, 4pm, Clark 206
Kristin Kondrlik, Adrian-Salomon Fellowship recipient, will discuss the impact that women’s magazines played in shaping women’s role in the workplace, specifically in the medical field.

Tip Top
April 17, 7pm and April 19, 1:30pm, Morley Lecture Hall in the Cleveland Museum of Art
Two French police officers investigate murder and corruption in a small town in this Serge Bozon directed comedy. Tickets for students are $7.

My Way Home
April 17, 7pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
Hungary’s Miklós Jancsó’s first masterpiece about a young Hungarian soldier who is detained and imprisoned by the Russians at the end of  WWII. Tickets for students are $7.

Beloved Sisters
April 18, 6:50pm and April 19, 3:30pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
Germany’s submission for this year’s foreign film Oscar follows two sisters in 18th-century Weimar who both fall in love with German poet and playwright, Friedrich Schiller. Tickets for students are $7.

German Society’s Kaffeestunde
April 19, 4pm, Guilford 223
Coffee, cake and German conversation.

Reading of the Aeneid in English and Art Inspired by It
April 23, 8:30am-8:30pm, SAGES café in Crawford Hall
This reading of the Aeneid in English is a part of the weeklong celebration of Vergil. It will feature the new Digital Loeb Classical Library.


Middle East

Islam in America
April 20, 6:30pm, Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom C
Dr. Zareena Grewal, Professor from Yale University, will discuss the portrayal of Islam in western media. Middle Eastern food will be provided.

Pakistani Student Association’s Culture Show
April 21, 4:45pm, Thwing Ballroom