March 16, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Spring Break Checklist

Check mark symbol Sophomores and juniors, contact your alumni mentor if you have not.
Check mark symbol Send Jessica Jurcak your overseas photos for the web site.
Check mark symbol Join the CWRU International Studies LinkedIn Group.
Check mark symbol Juniors, email Professor McMann your INTL 399 summer plans.
Check mark symbol R and R.  Have a wonderful break!

Cleveland Humanities Festival
March 18-April 24
The theme of this year’s festival is immigration and will feature lectures, exhibits, films, tours, plays, and academic symposia.

Meet and Greet with CCWA
March 20, 12:00-1:30p.m., Caxton Building
March 22, 9:30a.m.-1:00p.m., Caxton Building
Learn more about volunteer and internship opportunities with the Cleveland Council on World Affairs. Registration is required.


Jews, Photography, and Moviemaking during World War II
March 22, 7:00-8:00p.m., Landmark Centre, Beachwood
This lecture will examine how Jewish photography affected how Americans felt about the Axis powers during WWII. Tickets are $5.

Flanagan’s Wake
March 10-April 29, 8:00 pm, Kennedy’s Theater
This comedy about Irish villagers mourning the death of a fellow resident features traditional Irish songs and storytelling. Tickets are $26.

March 17, 9:25p.m., Cinematheque
March 18, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
A reclusive voyeur is framed for murder in a suburb of Paris. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

Three Crowns of a Sailor
March 18, 9:15p.m., Cinematheque
After a French student commits a murder, a sailor offers him a spot on his vessel in exchange for listening to his adventurous life story. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.


Volunteer for Holi Festival
March 17, 6:00 p.m.
March 21, 12:00p.m.
Volunteers are needed to help fill color bags in preparation for the Indian Festival of Color.

Japan Study Abroad Scholarships
Applications are being accepted for The Bridging Project Scholarships, which help students with expenses while studying abroad in Japan. Applications are due April 11.

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

March 16, 8:25p.m., Cinematheque
March 17, 7:30p.m., Cinematheque
This film follows twelve Japanese soldiers shipwrecked on an island. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.

Middle East and North Africa

Starless Dreams
March 16, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This documentary depicts an all-female detention center in Iran. Age 25 & under tickets are $7.