September 24, 2015 Newsletter

All Majors

Pathways to Service – Peace Corps
September 24, 4:30pm, Nord 400
Representatives from the Peace Corps, as well as City Year and Teach for America, will share personal stories of service and how you can apply for opportunities that make a difference.

We Come as Friends
September 24, 8:35pm and September 27, 6:30pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
Filmmaker Hubert Sauper went to newly independent South Sudan and interviews politicians, tribal lords and impoverished citizens as well as foreign do-gooders and profiteers temporarily living there in his latest movie. Tickets for students are $7.

US-Japan Bridging Foundation Scholarships
American undergraduate students participating in fall/spring study abroad programs in Japan through the Bridging Project are eligible to apply for scholarships to assist with travel and living expenses while studying in Japan. For more information and how to apply, please visit their website.Nightmarket Cleveland
September 25, 5-11pm, Rockwell Ave. & East 21st St, Cleveland.
This traditional Asian night market features local food and vendors and regional entertainment. Parking is available.

Rebels of the Neon God
September 25, 7:15pm and September 27, 8:40pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
A student becomes fixated on a pair of motorcycle-riding petty hoods and stalks them around Taipei in this film about urban alienation and aimlessness. Tickets for students are $7.

Asian Mid-Autumn Festival
September 28, 7pm, Thwing Center Ballroom
Celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival in Asia with activities, traditions, and authentic food from China, Korea, Vietnam, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand, and Taiwan. If you would like to volunteer to help with this event please sign up here.

Vietnamese Cultural Garden Design Competition
The Vietnamese Cultural Garden in Cleveland is accepting entries for the garden design competition. The theme for the competition is DRAGON AND FAIRY DESCENDANTS  (“Con Rồng Cháu Tiên”) and the deadline for entering is November 30, 2015.

Chinese Tutoring with CCEL
Fridays, 12:45-3:45
Mandarin Chinese tutors are needed for elementary students at Roxboro Elementary School. Registration is required.

The Promised Land
Saturday 26, 8:15pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
This Oscar nominated epic follows a Pole, a Jew, and a German who band together to open a textile factory in late 19th century Łódź. Tickets for students are $7.

Poseidon and the Sea: Myth, Cult, and Daily Life
September 27, 2pm-3pm, Gartner Aud Cleveland Museum of Art
Dr. Seth Pevnick, Chief Curator and Richard E. Perry Curator of Greek and Roman Art at the Tampa Museum of Art explores in this lecture the realms of Poseidon that encompassed almost every aspect of life in the ancient Mediterranean world.

Black Cross
September 29, 7pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
This film shows the events leading up to the Battle of Grunwalk in 1410 where the Poles and Lithuanians defeated the invading German-Prussian warrior-monks. Tickets for students are $7.

From Dublin to Lyon
October 1, 8pm, Harkness Chapel
French pianist François Dumont and Dubliner Helen Kearns, perform solo piano music and opera arias as part of the Cleveland International Piano Competition 2015-16 PianoPalooza series. Tickets are $45.

MIX at Cleveland Museum of Art
Friday, October 2, 5pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
The Cleveland Museum of Art hosts a mix of art, music, and mingling on the first Friday of each month. October’s MIX will feature Italian masterworks from ancient Rome to the Renaissance as well as contemporary Italian cultura.

Middle East and North Africa
From Baghdad to Cleveland and Back: My personal journey through modern Iraq
September 30, 4:30pm, TVUC Ballroom C
CWRU alumnus, Shwan Ibrahim Taha discusses his experience returning to a devastated Iraq in 2003 after attending CWRU at the height of the Iran-Iraq war.