October 15, 2015 Newsletter


All Majors
Volunteers Needed for Choices Fair
October 23, 2015 12:30-2
Majors are encouraged to volunteer to staff the International Studies table at the fall 2015 Choices Fair. Shifts are in 30 minute increments and you can sign up using the link above. Prospective majors find it very beneficial to speak with current majors about the program.

The Power of Farmers Fighting Global Hunger
October 20, 5:30pm, The Breen Center for the Performing Arts
Doris Ikpeze, Economic Justice and Gender Officer for Oxfam Nigeria, and Gawain Kripke, Director of Policy and Research at Oxfam America, will discuss the key role that smallholder farmers play in global development and the building of sustainable food supply.

All About Research Abroad
October 22, 4pm, Tomlinson 135
“Discover the research abroad opportunities available to you. Hosted by SOURCE (Support of Undergraduate Research & Creative Endeavors) and the Office of Education Abroad, All About Research Abroad will show you where to find opportunities to take your research overseas for a summer, a semester, or even post-graduation.”

October 21, 6:30pm, Morley Lecture Hall, CMA
Katsuya Matsumura directed this film about the life of Japanese art critic and scholar, Okakura Tenshin, as he defended his country’s traditional art forms during the wave of westernization. Tickets for students are $7.

Lecture Series on Chinese Calligraphy
October 31-November 1, 3:00pm, Cleveland State University Michael Schwartz Library
Mast Chinese Calligrapher and Seal-Engraving Artist, Yongze He, will discuss the role of calligraphy in Chinese culture. Registration is recommended.

Eroica (Heroism)
October 15, 6:45pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
Two stories about WWII featuring a Polish black marketer in one and a group of Polish POWs in the other. Tickets for students are $7.

Padre Padrone
October 17, 5pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
In this award-winning film, an illiterate shepherd from the island of Sardinia (Italy) escapes his abusive father and poor life through education.

The Madness of King George
October 23, 7pm, Morley Lecture Hall, CMA
England’s King George III’s mental state crumbles and his son, the Prince of Wales, goes after his throne. Tickets for students are $8.

October 25, 1:30pm, Morley Lecture Hall, CMA
After killing a Protestant policeman in Northern Ireland, a young IRA supporter falls in love with the Catholic widow left behind. Tickets for students are $8.

The Sarajevo Haggadah: Music of the Book
October 28, 7:30pm, Gartner Auditorium, CMA
Merima Ključo’s performance inspired by the historical novel, People of the Book, by Geraldine Brooks tells the story of the Haggadah’s travels from medieval Spain to 20th-century Bosnia.

Latin America and the Caribbean

“Tales about Cuba: Santiago Feliu’s Songs, Between Epic and Hippie”
October 15, 4:30-5:30, Clark 206
A Xenis Reloba de la Cruz Lecture as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.

Middle East and North Africa
October 16, 9:30pm and October 18, 7pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
Iranian director, Jafar Panahi, drives a taxi cab around Tehran and talks with his passengers about life in Iran. Tickets for students are $7.

Lawrence of Arabia
October 17, 7:15pm, Cleveland Cinematheque
A British traveler unites Arab tribes against the Turks during WWI in this Oscar-winning film. Tickets for students are $8.