October 5, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Career Workshop
October 74:00-6:00p.m., Mather House 100
See you there!  If you have not already done so, please RSVP to Anna Conboy.

Volunteers Needed
October 1312:45-2:00p.m, Veale
Please volunteer at the International Studies table at the Choices Fair. Potential majors really appreciate speaking to current majors.  Email Anna Conboy with your availability.

Contact Your Mentor
Have you spoken to your alumni mentor recently?  Now is a good time to check in for advice about summer internships and post-graduate plans.  Majors who do not yet have a mentor will have an opportunity to match with one later this year.

Volunteer with the Cleveland Council on World Affairs
CCWA is currently seeking volunteers to assist with their Model UN program for middle and high school students. Please contact ccwa@ccwa.org for more information.

PPIA International Affairs Fellowship
This summer program is designed to prepare students for graduate studies in international affairs and public policy. Applications are due November 1.

All About Research Abroad
October 5, 4:00p.m., Tomlinson 135
SOURCE and the Office of Education Abroad will present information and tips about conducting research abroad. A Q&A session will follow.

International Cleveland Community Day
October 8, 11:00a.m.-4:00p.m., CMA
This celebration will feature more than 50 cultural groups sharing their music, dance, and other cultural performances. This is a free event with a Case ID.


October 6, 9:30p.m., Cinematheque
This classic vampire film follows Count Orlock as he targets a young real estate agent and his wife.  Age 25 and under tickets are $10.

Le Gai Savoir
October 8, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
A young French couple discuss learning, language, and revolution in Paris during the 1960s. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Kill, Baby…Kill!
October 10, 7:00p.m., The Capitol Theatre
A 19th century European village is haunted by the ghost of an evil young girl in this Italian thriller. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


JET Program
The Japanese Exchange and Teaching program is currently accepting 2018 applications to work in schools and government offices in Japan.

Latin America

Green Business in Latin America
October 5, 9:00a.m., Peter B. Lewis Building Room 220
Sustainability consultant Giovanni Ginatta will discuss opportunities for developing green business in Ecuador and Latin America. This is a free event.

Obras En Evolución: A Festival of New Play Readings
October 5, 6, 7, 7:00p.m., Cleveland Public Theatre
Local Latino artists will present six new short plays and scenes. Enjoy live music and Latin food before each performance. Tickets are $12.

The Future of Puerto Rican Statehood
October 6, 12:00p.m., The City Club
WCPN host Tony Ganzer talks with Congressman Luis V. Gutierrez and independence activist Oscar Lopez Rivera about the future of Puerto Rico’s statehood and independence movements. Tickets for nonmembers are $35.

Middle East and North Africa

Iraq and Syria, 1941 Lecture
October 1012:00-1:00p.m., Clark Hall 206
History Professor John Broich will speak about his research uncovering the 1941 dispute between the Iraqis and Vichy French in Syria. This is a free event.

Regulating the Movement of Muslims
October 114:30-5:30p.m., Moot Courtroom
This lecture will examine the No Fly List and the Trump Administration’s work to ban citizens of certain Muslim countries from entering the U.S. This event is free for students.

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.