September 15, 2016 Newsletter

All Majors

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.

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.

Passport Party
September 15, 5:30p.m., Market Garden Brewery
Celebrate international travel and Passport Awareness Month while enjoying free appetizers. Bring your passport or apply for one on the spot!

The Art of International Law
September 16, 8:30a.m.-5:00p.m., Moot Courtroom
This full day conference will examine international law as it relates to art. Registration is free, but required.

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


The Downtown Oktoberfest
September 16-18, Public Square
Enjoy a variety of German food, music, and activities. General admission tickets are $5.

The Right Wrong Man
September 20, 5:30-7:30p.m., Moot Courtroom
This lecture will cover the history and effects of the longest Nazi war crimes trial.

The Childhood of a Leader
September 15, 8:40p.m., Cinematheque
September 18, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
This French film tells the story of a young boy growing up at the end of World War I. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Dekalog: Five & Six
September 16, 7:00p.m., Cinematheque
September 18, 4:00p.m., Cinematheque
Based on the Ten Commandments, the next two films of this Polish series depict two killings and a boy’s love for an older woman. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.


Scholarships for Study Abroad in Japan
Apply by October 10 for Spring 2017 scholarships.

The Chinese Business System
September 16, 12:30p.m., Dampeer Room KSL
Join Weatherhead Professor Steven Feldman to discuss the differences between Chinese and Western business cultures.

Cleveland Dragon Boat Festival
September 17, 8:00a.m.-4:00p.m., Jacobs Pavilion
Experience traditional Chinese culture and check out the exciting dragon boat races down the Cuyahoga.

Asian Mid-Autumn Festival
September 22, 7:00-9:00p.m., Thwing Center
Participate in this traditional Asian celebration with authentic food, traditions, and activities.

Mughal Architecture
September 20, 12:00p.m., CMA Exhibition Hall
Join the curator and learn more about the current exhibition: Art and Stories from Mughal India.

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

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.

Middle East and North Africa

Salam Neighbor
September 20, 6:00-8:00p.m., Strosacker Auditorium
This documentary provides a close look at a Syrian refugee camp and will be followed by a Q&A session.

Occupation of the American Mind
September 21, 8:00p.m., TVUC, Ballroom A
This film examines Israel’s public relations efforts in the U.S.

Our Man in Tehran
September 22, 7:00p.m., Capitol Theatre
This documentary profiles the Canadian ambassador to Iran during the Iran hostage crisis. Student tickets are $5.