February 23, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

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.

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

Fellowships and Scholarships Workshop
February 24, 1:00-2:00p.m., Sears Building 356
This session will provide information on various fellowships and scholarships, as well as resume and application tips.

#YouAreWelcomeHereCWRU Kickoff
February 24, 2:00-5:00p.m., Tomlinson Lobby
Join this kickoff event to record your own video, write a message on the #YouAreWelcomeHereCWRU wall, and sample Middle Eastern food.

Global Gauntlet
March 2, 6:00-8:30p.m., Market Garden Brewery
CCWA will host this world trivia challenge. Individual entries are $35 and team entries are $125.


Cleveland Kurentovanje
February 22-25, Superior-St. Clair Neighborhood
Celebrate this traditional Slovenian carnival event with traditional food and entertainment.

Staying Vertical
February 23, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
February 24, 9:30p.m., Cinematheque
This dark, French fairytale tells the story of a nomadic filmmaker who becomes a single father. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

The Son of Joseph
February 23, 8:45p.m., Cinematheque
February 24, 7:15p.m., Cinematheque
A French teenager sets off on a whirlwind adventure to find his father. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

February 25, 8:50p.m., Cinematheque
February 26, 3:45p.m., Cinematheque
The third part of the French Marseille trilogy depicts the conclusion to the relationship between Panisse and Fanny, who reveals a shocking secret while Panisse is battling an illness. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.


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.

Japanese Career Exploration
March 4, 11:00-2:45p.m., Dublin, OH
Learn about a variety of career paths for Japanese majors and Japanese businesses in Central Ohio. This is a free event.

Ocean Waves
February 25, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
February 26, 1:45p.m., Cinematheque
Two Japanese teenagers, a boy and girl, are best friends until a new female student disrupts their relationship. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

Middle East and North Africa

Solving Displacement
February 23, 4:15-5:30p.m., Crawford Hall 09A
This discussion will examine the resettlement process for Iraqi refugees and how it effects their mental health.

Disturbing the Peace
February 27, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This documentary follows the group “Combatants for Peace,” a group of former Israeli soldiers and Palestinian freedom fighters as they advocate for nonviolent resolutions. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.