February 16, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Summer Experiences Exchange
February 21, 6:00-7:00 p.m., Tinkham Veale Senior Classroom
Will you attend?  This is the spring semester International Studies gathering and an opportunity to learn from and share with fellow majors how summer internships, volunteer work, and language programs were found and what the experiences were like.  Light appetizers provided.  Co-sponsored by the International Studies Program and International Studies Student Group. RSVP to Anna Conboy, anna.conboy@case.edu, by February 17.

International Studies Student Group
February 217:00-7:30 p.m., Tinkham Veale Senior Classroom
Join graduating group co-President Andrea Lau to discuss future directions of the group. Individuals interested in leadership positions are highly encouraged to attend. Note that this brief meeting follows the Summer Experiences Exchange.

No Office Hours
Director Kelly McMann will not hold office hours Thursday, February 16 due to a prior commitment.

Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship
This fellowship is available for female students who believe that foreign study or travel would enhance their learning. Applications are due March 1.

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Internship
Interns help assess the immediate needs of new arrivals and assist in their acclimation to the U.S. Please email Hanna Toda for more information.

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
This program provides a one-year paid position in a Cleveland public service agency, some of which focus on international issues. Applications are due February 22.

Journal of Politics and International Affairs Submission
The Journal of Politics and International Affairs is accepting student papers The deadline is March 31.

The Future of Global Trade
February 16, 5:30p.m., The Union Club
Join former U.S. Ambassador to Mexico in discussing current U.S. trade deals and future expectations of global trade under the Trump administration. Student tickets are $5.

Integrating Local Immigrants
February 19, 9:30-10:45a.m., First Unitarian Church of Cleveland
This event will examine and discuss immigrant acclimation programs in Cleveland, as well as national immigration policy.


French Organist Performance
February 19, 2:00p.m., CMA
Rising French pianist Emmanuel Arakelian will perform pieces spanning from 18th century Bach to contemporary French music. This is a free event.

Cleveland Kurentovanje
February 20-25, Superior-St. Clair Neighborhood
Celebrate this traditional Slovenian carnival event with traditional food and entertainment.

February 18, 9:05p.m., Cinematheque
February 19, 3:45p.m., Cinematheque
A young, pregnant Frenchwoman marries a prosperous salesman, but the father of her child soon returns to win her back. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

February 19, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
An ex-trapeze artist in Germany starts his own carnival and brings in a beautiful new trapeze artist. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

Je Tu Il Elle & News From Home
February 17, 9:00p.m., Cinematheque
February 20, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
The first film in this double feature follows a day in the life of a reclusive French woman. The second film is a documentary of a Belgian film director’s move to New York City. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.


A Heartbeat Away
February 16, 7:00-9:00p.m., Hillel Building, Classroom 001
This documentary follows doctors’ missions to Tanzania and will be followed by a discussion with Assistant Professor of Pediatrics, James Strainic.


Japanese Studies Scholarships
The MEXT Scholarship program offers majors in Japanese language or culture the opportunity to study in Japan for one year. Applications are due February 27.

Naach di Cleveland
February 18, 6:00-10:00p.m., The Ohio Theatre
CWRU’s bhangra and fusion dance teams will perform at this regional Indian dance team competition.

Middle East and North Africa

U.N. World Social Justice Day
February 20, 6:30p.m., Crawford Hall A9
Join this discussion of the Syrian refugee crisis, U.S. immigration laws, and local resettlement issues.