March 31, 2016 Newsletter

International Studies is pleased to announce that Anna Conboy has joined the program as the new part-time assistant. Her office is Mather House 111.

All Majors

Advising Appointments
If you would like to discuss fall courses and summer and post-graduation plans with Director Kelly McMann, please sign up for an appointment (March 31-April 8). The meeting is optional, but she would be happy to talk to you.

Courses with International Content
To assist you with planning your fall courses, please see the list of courses with international content.

Cleveland International Film Festival
March 30-April 10, Tower City Cinemas
The 40th annual festival will feature acclaimed movies from all over the world. A few of the movies are posted in this newsletter, but check out the website for a full listing.

Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland

April 1, 12:45-1:45 pm, Rockefeller 301
Join Juniper Residential College for a panel of representatives from Refugee Services Collaborative of Greater Cleveland.

Remembering War – Keynote Address: Moral Injury and War
April 1, 4:30-6:00 pm, Tinkham Veale University Center Ballroom
The first annual Cleveland Humanities Festival will begin with this lecture on the psychological and emotional implications of war. This is a free event, but registration is recommended.

International Dinner 2016
April 2, 6:00-8:00 pm, Thwing Ballroom
Join the International Club in celebrating cultural diversity on campus. The evening will feature authentic international dishes and a variety of performances. Tickets are $7.

Mourning for Lost Art
April 5, 4:30-5:30 pm, Harkness Chapel
This lecture will consider why cultural artifacts are often destroyed during times of war and what that signifies. This is a free event, but registration is required.


Friday Lunch: Germany, Asylum, and the Future of Europe
April 1, 12:30-1:30 pm, Kelvin Smith Library, Dampeer Room
Join Professor Kenneth Ledford in discussing the role of Germany as a place of refuge and what the country’s future holds.

Skin of Nation, Body of Empire: Costume and Empire in Ottoman Greece
April 4, 4:00-5:00 pm, Clark Hall 206
Professor Elisabeth Fraser from the University of South Florida will lecture. This is a free event and refreshments will be served.

Visiting Author Eshkol Nevo
April 4, 7:00 pm, Siegel Facility
April 5, 10:00 am, Siegel Facility (Book Talk,Homesick)
April 5, 4:00 pm, Siegel Facility (Conversation in Hebrew)
Hear from and meet this acclaimed Israeli author, whose works examine contemporary Israeli life and issues. These are free events, but registration is recommended.

The Future of Europe: EU Ambassador to the U.S. David O’Sullivan
April 5, 5:30-8:00 pm, The Union Club
Join this discussion on current U.S.-EU relations and the future of Europe. Student tickets are $5.

April 4, 6:00 pm, Cinematheque
April 6, 5:15 pm, Tower City Cinemas
While on a yacht in the Aegean Sea, six men compete in a series of contests. Student tickets are $14.

Motherhood in Holocaust Art and Narrative
April 6, 7:00-8:00 pm, The Maltz Museum
This seminar will examine narrative and visual art made by women during the Holocaust. This is a free event, but registration is required.

Middle East and North Africa

Mix at CMA: Pharaoh
April 1, 5:00-10:00 pm, CMA
Explore the Pharaoh: King of Ancient Egypt exhibition while enjoying Egyptian-inspired cuisine. Tickets are $15.

The Armenian Genocide
April 4, 6:00 pm, Tinkham Veale Center
Learn more about the events that led up to the genocide of more than half of Armenian inhabitants and the impact that continues today. This is a free event.

Speed Sisters
April 4, 5:10 pm, Tower City Cinemas
April 5, 9:35 pm, Tower City Cinemas
The first all-female team of racecar drivers in the Middle East attempts to make a breakthrough in this documentary Tickets are $16.

Latin America

Our Last Tango
April 5, 6:25 pm Tower City Cinemas
April 6, 2:05 pm Tower City Cinemas
Follow this tale of love between two of the most famous tango dancers in this documentary. Student tickets are $14.