September 8, 2016 Newsletter

All Majors

Volunteers Needed
September 9, 10:30a.m.-2:00p.m., Study Abroad Fair
Are you available for an hour or more to volunteer at the International Studies table?  Prospective majors would benefit from talking to you.  Please email Jessica Jurcak with your availability.

International Studies Career Workshop
October 15, 4:00-6:00p.m., Mather House 100
Mark your calendars to attend this workshop, where International Studies alumni speakers will share advice about how the major can prepare you for summer internships, first jobs, and careers.  Co-sponsored by the International Studies Student Group.

A Call for Photos
The International Studies office would like to post a selection of your international travel photos on the webpage. Please email photos that you are willing to share to Jessica Jurcak.  Please include location information.

Advising Appointments
If you would like to meet with Professor McMann at the beginning of the semester, you can sign up for an appointment here. She will be traveling much of the first and third weeks of the semester, and will not be holding her standard office hours (Tuesdays/Thursdays, 1-2 pm) those weeks.

Governance, Corruption and Transparency Lecture
September 8, 12:00p.m., Moot Courtroom
Peter Eigen, founder of Transparency International, will discuss key developments in global governance and corruption.

The Zika Virus: Threat and Responses Discussion
September 9, 12:30-1:30p.m., Guilford House Parlor
Join Professor of International Health Ronald Blanton in discussing the current and future effects of the Zika Virus.

Volunteer with CWRU’s Human Trafficking Law Clinic
September 10, 9:00a.m.-3:00p.m.
Help staff the clinic’s table at the Collinwood Neighborhood Resources and Empowerment Fair.

Medwish International
Volunteer with Medwish International in Cleveland to help collect and deliver medical supplies to programs working with developing countries.

CCWA Internship
The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is accepting applications for Fall and Spring interns for a variety of positions.

Cleveland Clinic Internship
Intern with the International Operations team at the Cleveland Clinic during the Fall and/or Spring semesters.


“The Future of Europe and Germany’s Role in It”
September 8, 12:00-2:00p.m., PNC Building
Join this luncheon and discussion of European politics. This is a free event, but registration is recommended.

The Nazi Hunters Discussion and Signing
September 14, 7:00-8:00p.m., Eton Barnes and Noble
Former Newsweek journalist Andrew Nagorski discusses his book about a group determined to track down Nazi war criminals. This is a free event, but registration is recommended.

Dekalog: Three & Four
September 10, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
September 11, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
Based on the Ten Commandments, the next two films of this Polish series depict a cab driver helping a woman find her husband and a young girl trying to understand her father. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.


Japanese Language Proficiency Test
December 4, Columbus
Test your knowledge of Japanese reading, writing, and language skills. Register by October 3.

Under the Sun
September 9, 9:15p.m., Cinematheque
This documentary follows a young girl preparing to join the Children’s Union in North Korea. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Mughals Fashion and Textiles
September 13, 12:00p.m., CMA Exhibition Hall
Join the curator and learn more about the current exhibition: Art and Stories from Mughal India.

Latin America

Volunteer with IRTF
September 17-18, Tremont
September 24-15, St. Clarence, North Olmsted
The InterReligious Task Force on Central America needs volunteers for their fair trade bazaar. Call 216-961-0003 or email your contact information.