April 23, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

International Law Essay Competition
The Benjamin B. Ferencz Essay Competition is now accepting submissions. Submissions are due August 28, 2015.



April 29, 7pm, Cleveland Museum of Art Morley Lecture Hall
A 2005 Burkinabé drama film about a daughter who tries to redeem the reputation of her mother, who is expelled from their African community after being accused of witchcraft. Tickets for students are $7.



Cheerful Wind
April 23, 6:45pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
A romantic comedy about a photographer who falls in love with a blind ex-medic while on a shoot in a scenic seaside village in Taiwan. Tickets for students are $7.

The Sandwich Man
April 23, 8:45pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
A three-part film that shows Taiwan’s working poor during the 1960s. Tickets for students are $7.

World Health Seminar
April 24, 9:00am, Biomedical Research Building 433
“Population stratification and complexity of infection in Cambodian Plasmodium vivax” a presentation by Lindsey Pierce-Friedrich, Postdoctoral Fellow at Genomic Medicine Institute.

Monk with a Camera
April 26, 1:30pm, Cleveland Museum of Art Morley Lecture Hall. A documentary about Nicholas Vreeland who gave up a privileged life to become a Tibetan Buddhist monk. Tickets for students are $7.

Rasa Fundraiser
May 3, 2:00pm, Tinkham Veale University Center
Classical Indian dances and Bollywood dances will be performed. Tickets for students are $5.



“The Ruse of the Trojan Horse”
April 24, 5:00pm, Clark Hall 206
Vergil Week public lecture by Randall Ganiban, Professor of Classics at Middlebury College.

From Mayerling to Sarajevo
April 25, 5pm and April 26, 4:15pm
A film about Archduke Franz Ferdinand’s love affair with Czech Countess Sophie Chotek, ending with their assassination and the start of WWI. Tickets for students are $7.

“Aspiring to the Condition of Music: The Sister Arts in Victorian England”
April 29, 5:30pm, Cleveland Museum of Art Recital Hall
Dr. Tim Barringer will examine the relationship between art and music in late Victorian England.


Middle East

Turkish Cultural Night
Today, April 23, 5:00pm, Tomlinson Lobby
The Union of Turkish Students will be hosting a night of Turkish food, music, presentations, and more at this free event.


Latin America and the Caribbean

April 24, 9:20pm and April 26, 6:30pm, Cleveland Cinematheque. A 19th-century Danish army officer searches for his daughter in the South American wilderness after she runs off with a soldier. Tickets for students are $7.