March 2, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Office Hours
Director Kelly McMann will not hold office hours next week because she will be presenting her research in Budapest and Amsterdam.

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

The Challenges Facing Scientists in Myanmar and Libya
March 3, 12:00-1:00p.m., Kent Hale Smith Building 146
Learn more about the scientific and human rights issues facing Myanmar and Libya.

Model UN Conference
March 7-8, 8:30a.m.-1:30p.m., TVUC
Students are welcome to watch high school Model UN teams debate a variety of global topics.

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.


The Brand New Testament
March 3, 9:00p.m., Cinematheque
March 5, 4:00p.m., Cinematheque
This film re-imagines God as a reclusive Belgian father who lives in his pajamas while harassing the world. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

Fire at Sea
March 4, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
This Italian documentary examines the effects of Europe’s migrant crisis on a Sicilian island, where fishermen often run into Middle Eastern refugees seeking safety. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

March 4, 9:35p.m., Cinematheque
March 5, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
George Orwell’s classic tale of a dystopian future chronicles the life of one man living under a tyrannical government overseen by “Big Brother.” Age 25 & under tickets are $8.


IJet-28 Conference
April 7-9, The Ohio State University
This conference welcomes presenters to deliver presentations on Japanese-English translation. Ohio students can register to present for $50 by March 25.

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.

Middle East and North Africa

Israeli Politics from Soup to Nuts
March 6, 4:45-6:15p.m., CWRU Ford Auditorium
Gain a better understanding of Israeli political parties and issues at this lecture.

Middle East Foreign Policy Forum
March 7, 5:30-7:15p.m., The Union Club
Join this discussion, which will examine the future of U.S. foreign policy in the Middle East under the Trump administration. Student tickets are $5.

The Role of Art in International Relations
March 7, 7:30-9:30p.m., The Happy Dog Detroit Ave.
Learn about how the arts play a part in diplomacy and the role of local and national arts organizations in encouraging global understanding. This is a free event.