November 2, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

Fall Advising Meetings
November 9-November 30
Please schedule your fall advising meeting with Professor McMann here.  Students who are studying abroad should request a Skype meeting, using the same link.

Courses with International Content
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the spring semester.

U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants
Volunteer and internship opportunities are available to help refugee clients acclimate to the U.S. and find work.

International Affairs Research Fellowship
The James C. Gaither Junior Fellows Program provides an opportunity for graduating seniors and recent graduates to work at The Carnegie Endowment for International Peace for one year.

Putting the U.S. “War on Terror” in Context
November 7, 7:30-9:00p.m., The Happy Dog (West Side Location)
Sociology Professor Lisa Hajjar of the University of California,Santa Barbara will discuss the history of torture and how it affects international and domestic politics.


Night Market: Fengjia
November 3, 6:00-9:00p.m., Thwing Center Atrium
Experience a traditional Taiwanese night market. Attendees must purchase tickets for food and activities.

November 5, 6:00-9:30p.m., Thwing Center Ballroom
Celebrate the Indian Festival of Lights with an evening of traditional food, music, and dance. This is a free event.

The Myth of China’s Might
November 8, 5:30-7:00p.m., The Happy Dog (West Side Location)
Georgetown University Professor Jeremy Haft will speak about the rise of China and its economic influence. Student tickets are $5.

November 3, 7:00p.m., Cinematheque
November 4, 9:10p.m., Cinematheque
This South Korean film follows a girl’s attempt to liberate a genetically modified giant pig from a biotech company. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.



Teaching Assistant Program in France
Spend seven months teaching English to French students of all ages. Applications are currently being accepted for the 2018-19 school year.

Souvenirs and Memorabilia in the Roman Empire
November 2, 4:30-5:30p.m., Clark Hall 206
Art History Professor Maggie Popkin will present how Roman Empire souvenirs helped ancient Romans understand their world.

Literary Theory in the Middle Ages
November 2, 3:15-4:15p.m., Guilford House
University of Chicago Professor Julie Orlemanski will discuss the importance of studying medieval fictionality.

Case Baroque Orchestra
November 6, 7:30p.m., Harkness Chapel
The Case Baroque Orchestra will play C.P.E. Bach: A Musical Portrait. This is a free event.

Russian Singing Group Practice
November 7, 6:00-7:00p.m., Haydn Hall 207
Learn to sing traditional Russian songs. No prior knowledge of Russian is required.

Latin America

Latin American News Digest Internship
Spring 2018 internships are available for students to translate and condense articles from Latin American sources for weekly publications.

Middle East and North Africa

International Law & Fifty Years of Occupation
November 7, 12:30-2:00p.m., TVUC Senior Classroom
Lisa Hajjar, professor of sociology at University of California,Santa Barbara, will discuss the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and how it relates to international law. This is a free event.

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.