September 3, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

Volunteers Needed for Study Abroad Fair Table
Professor McMann is looking for majors to volunteer with her at the International Studies table at the Study Abroad Fair on Friday, September 11. Prospective majors find it very helpful to speak with current majors, so we hope you will consider this request. Time slots for the fair are listed below. Please email Samantha Hill by Thursday, September 10, 4:30pm to let us know if and when you are available. If you can cover more than one slot, please indicate so on your response.Friday, September 11
10:30 – 11:00
11:00 – 11:30
11:30 – 12
12 – 12:30
12:30 – 1:00
1:00 – 1:30
1:30 – 2:00

Education-Oriented Non-Profits Operating Abroad
September 10, 5:30pm, Market Garden Brewery, 1947 W. 25th St.
Heads of nonprofit organizations, COAR, Bright Start Learning and HELP, discuss the challenges they face in supplementing the education systems in developing nations.

Japanese Language Proficiency Test Registration
The registration period for the 2015 Japanese Language Proficiency Test (JLPT) which will be administered in Columbus, OH on December 6, 2015is now open. The deadline for registering isSeptember 25, 2015 and can be done online. See the website for more information about the exam.

Blakemore Freeman Fellowships for Advanced Asian Language Study
Blakemore Freeman Fellowships provide grants for an academic year of advanced study of Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Vietnamese, Indonesian, Thai, Burmese or Khmer. Applications are due byDecember 30, 2015 and can be completed online. Visit the website for more information.

Picturing Divination on Athenian Vases
September 9, 7:30pm, Murch Auditorium, Cleveland Museum of Natural History.
“The stories told on Athenian vases have long been the subject of discussion among scholars of Greek antiquity. Dr. Sheramy Bundrick will discuss her research finding that more scenes depict the acts of divination than previously thought.”

Latin America and Caribbean
September 3, 8:40pm, and September 6, 4pm, Cleveland Cinematheque.
A comedy about a Mexican teen and his college student brother in 1999 Mexico City during a student strike. Tickets for students are $9.

A Tale of Two Plantations
September 9, 5pm, Ford Auditorium.
Richard Dunn from the University of Pennsylvania will be speaking on his comparative approach to studying Caribbean and U.S. slavery.