November 19, 2015 Newsletter

Professor McMann will not have office hours Tuesday, November 24 because of a prior obligation.  If you need to meet with her, please email her for an appointment.

All Majors

Careers in the International Aid Sector
November 20, 4:30 pm, BRB Auditorium
Martijn Dalhuijsen of the United Nations Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs will speak at 4:30 pm about international aid careers and take questions at 6:00 pm.

CCEL Fellows
Apply to be a fellow with The Center for Civic Engagement & Learning (CCEL).  Students work approximately three hours each week at local nonprofit organizations, many of which have an international focus.  Applications are due November 22.

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Meet and Greet
November 20, 9:30 am-10:30 am, 820 Huron Rd. E
Learn about the Cleveland Council on World Affairs, including internship, job, and volunteer opportunities.  Contact Sue Gundich at to register.

“Immigration and the Impact on Economic Innovation”
November 19, 12:00 pm-1:30 pm, Adelbert, Toepfer
Professors John Grabowski, Richey Piiparinen, and Hiroyuki Fujita discuss the history and current impact of immigration and refugee resettlement in the Cleveland area.  Lunch provided.  RSVP to

Culture and Recipe Exchange
November 20, 1:00 pm-2:00 pm, Sears Hall 464
Listen to presentations on foreign recipes and sample foods such as lassis, kabsa, and zongzi. RSVP to Elise Geither at

Until The End of the World
November 21, 6:50 pm (part one), 9:25 pm (part two), Cinematheque
November 22, 3:30 pm (part one), 6:30 pm (part two), Cinematheque
Enjoy this road movie filmed in 15 cities on four continents.  Tickets for both parts for those 25 and under are $10.


Chinese “Ecocinema”
November 19, 12:00 pm, Clark Hall 206
Professor Haomin Gong will discuss Chinese environmental justice films.  Lunch will be provided.  Register at link above.

Tattooed Life
November 21, 5:00 pm, Cinematheque
A cinematic thriller following a Japanese mafia hit man and his brother who escape to the countryside after a murder.  Tickets for students are $8.

November 22, 1:30 pm, Cleveland Museum of Art
A surrealist cinematic take on Alice in Wonderland by Czech director Jan Svankmajer. Tickets for students are $8.

Latin America
Scholarship to Volunteer in Costa Rica
This $2,000 scholarship covers the costs of enrollment and airfare for a four-week volunteer program in Costa Rica during winter break.  The deadline is November 20.

CCEL Alternative Spring Break in Nicaragua
Learn about rural development in Nicaragua during an alternative spring break with CWRU’s Center for Civic Engagement & Learning.  See the web site for deadline information.