September 14, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Career Workshop
October 7, 4:00-6:00p.m., Mather House 100
Which classes should you take?  How do you find and secure a summer internship and first job?  How do you select a career path?  Should you attend graduate school?  Come hear International Studies alumni’s advice at this workshop. Co-sponsored by the International Studies Student Group.

INTL 399 Preparation
Check out the new web pages with guidelines for preparing for INTL 399, the SAGES Capstone.  Learn about resources on campus and seniors’ summer experiences.

Journal of Politics and International Affairs Submission
The Journal of Politics and International Affairs is accepting student papers until October 13.

Community Service and Internship Fair
September 15, 12:30-2:00p.m., Thwing Ballroom
Stop by and learn about non-profit and community improvement opportunities in Cleveland and the surrounding area.  Some of these are international related.

International Criminal and Civil Liability Lecture
September 15, 8:30a.m.-4:00p.m., Moot Courtroom
This conference, featuring international law experts, will examine whether corporations can be sued for human rights violations. Student registration is free.

Freedom from Fear: Migration
September 17, 3:00p.m., MOCA
This discussion, featuring panelists born outside of the U.S. who now live in Cleveland, will explore the experiences of migration and finding community. This is a free event.

Washington Center Program Information Session
September 20, 4:00p.m., Mather House 100
This program provides the opportunity to get course credit for an internship in Washington, while doing coursework and developing job experience and contacts to help you after you graduate.Europe

September 16, 6:50p.m., Cinematheque
September 17, 4:15p.m., Cinematheque
In this thriller, a French woman seeks revenge for her son’s death by finding the car that killed him. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


Princeton in Africa Fellowship
This yearlong fellowship provides an opportunity for graduating seniors to work with various organizations throughout Africa. Applications for the 2018-19 academic year are due October 29.


Princeton in Asia Fellowship
Spend a year working in a service-related organization in Asia. Applications for the 2018-19 academic year are due November 9.

Japanese Language Proficiency Test
December 3, Columbus
Test your knowledge of Japanese reading, writing, and language skills. Register by September 29.

Funeral Parade of Roses
September 14, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
September 17, 8:15p.m., Cinematheque
This Japanese film chronicles underground gay culture in 1960s Tokyo. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Latin America

Hispanic Heritage Month Opening Event
September 15, 3:00-6:00p.m., Kelvin Smith Library
Hispanic Heritage month begins with an art show, featuring five local Latino artists, and a live salsa band performance. This is a free event.

Brazilian/American Jazz Concert
September 15, 8:00-11:00p.m., Bop Stop
Choro De Lá Pra Cá, a multi-national jazz trio, will perform their blend of classical, jazz, and Brazilian music. Tickets are $15.

Middle East and North Africa

U.S. Policy in the Middle East: Does Trump Make a Difference?
September 15, 12:30-1:30, KSL Dampeer Room
Professor Pete Moore shares his insights into President Trump’s proposed changes in the Middle East.

September 16, 9:00p.m., Cinematheque
This film translates the biblical tale of Abraham into modern-day Israeli life. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

The International Studies Program does not endorse or sponsor the fellowships, internships, jobs, and other opportunities listed in the newsletter.  Students are encouraged to evaluate them.