November 10, 2016 Newsletter

All Majors

Fall Advising Meetings
November 2-November 17
Please schedule your fall advising meeting with Professor McMann here.  Students who are studying abroad should request a Skype meeting, using the same link.

Courses with International Content
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the spring semester.

Graduate School Literature
Did you miss the international affairs and public policy graduate program information session in October?  Pick up literature about the programs in the bookcase outside Kelly McMann’s office.

International Education Week
November 14-18, CWRU
Events will include a discussion about the benefits of traveling abroad, information on getting scholarships to do so, and an international food trucks event.

The Next President’s Foreign Policy
November 10, 7:30-9:00p.m., The Happy Dog (West Side Location)
This panel will look at current global issues and discuss what the next president’s priorities should be.

Fellowship Workshop
November 16, 4:00-5:15p.m., Crawford Hall A13
Learn more about Social Justice Institute Fellowships, which can focus on foreign social justice issues.

Projects for Peace Grant
Students interested in conflict prevention, resolution or reconciliation are encouraged to apply for this grant. Intent to apply submissions are due December 1.

Latin America

Labor and Conservation in the Peruvian Amazon
November 12, 5:30-7:30p.m., Crawford Hall A13
This lecture will examine the shifting domains of life and labor in Peru as the region develops.

Middle East and North Africa

From Peshawar to Cleveland: An Attorney’s Perspective on Human Rights
November 11, 4:30-6:00p.m., Crawford Hall A13
Visiting fellow Asma Sameen Bangash will discuss her human rights and women’s rights work as an attorney and journalist in Peshawar, Pakistan.

Atousa’s Laughter
November 11, 7:00p.m., Bop Stop
This Iranian film kicks off the Ohio Independent Film festival and follows three couples on a train to Turkey as they discover common connections. Tickets are $20.

Spotlight on Turkey: A Foreign Policy Forum
November 14, 5:30-7:30p.m., The Union Club
Georgetown University Visiting Assistant Professor Sinan Ciddi will examine the recent political atmosphere in Turkey and its relations with the EU, U.S., and the Arab world.  Student tickets are $5.


Not Reconciled
November 10, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
Fifty years of German social and political history are told through the story of a three-generation family. Age 25 & under tickets are $9.

November 10, 8:45p.m., Cinematheque
November 13, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
A businessman hires a French Afghan war vet with PTSD as a security guard for his wife and son at their French villa. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.


Our Little Sister
November 12, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
November 13, 3:45p.m., Cinematheque
Three Japanese sisters live together after their parents abandon them, and are later joined by a long lost family member. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.