September 22, 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.

Boren Awards for International Study
Apply for funding to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. The deadline is November 15.

CCWA Trivia Night
September 28, 8:00-10:00p.m., Platform Brew Co.
All topics will be focused on international affairs, foreign policy, and current events.

Refugees in Cleveland
September 22, 6:00p.m., Breen Center, Ohio City
This short film series tells the stories of five refugees who came to Cleveland, and how they have contributed to Cleveland’s culture and economy.


Cleveland Italian Film Festival
September 22-October 13
Italian award-winning films will be shown every Thursday at 7:30p.m. at the Cedar Lee Theater, Capitol Theatre, and Atlas Cinemas Eastgate.

Phantom Boy
September 22, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
September 25, 8:15p.m., Cinematheque
This French animation film follows an ill teen as he discovers his crime-stopping powers. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

New Faces of French Animation
September 24, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
Catch eight of the top French animated short films from the past year. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.

Dekalog: Seven & Eight
September 22, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
September 25, 4:00p.m., Cinematheque
Based on the Ten Commandments, the next two films of this Polish series depict a woman who abducts her illegitimate child, and a professor who faces the consequences of her actions during the Holocaust. Tickets for individuals aged 25 and under are $7.


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

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

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.

Flora, Fauna, and Food in Mughal India
September 27, 12:00p.m., CMA Exhibition Hall
Join the curator and learn more about the current exhibition: Art and Stories from Mughal India.

Kathak Dance in the Mughal Court
September 28, 7:00p.m., CMA Exhibition Hall
Learn about an ancient classical Indian dance that originated from Hindu storytelling.

Latin America

“The Browning of America” Lecture
September 22, 4:30p.m., TVUC Ballroom A
Journalist and news correspondent Ray Suarez will give a public lecture about social and political issues related to Hispanic/Latino communities followed by a book signing.

Foreign Policy Forum
September 27, 5:30-7:30p.m., The Union Club
This forum will explore U.S. diplomatic challenges in Venezuela and Colombia. Student tickets are $5.

Volunteer with IRTF
September 24-25, 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

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.