November 23, 2017 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Capstone Presentations
November 30, 7:00pm-9:00pm, Mather House 100
Curious about INTL 399, the SAGES capstone?  Come hear from seniors about their foreign experiences and projects. Please RSVP to Anna Conboy.

Fall Advising Meetings
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.

Boren Scholarships
Apply for funding to study less commonly taught languages in world regions critical to U.S. interests. The application deadline is February 8.

Cleveland Clinic Student Volunteer Program
Students interested in global health may find this opportunity useful. Enhance patient experiences at the Cleveland Clinic during the Spring 2018 semester. The deadline is December 8.

Cleveland Neighborhood Immersion
January 13-14, Cleveland
Explore Cleveland’s growing neighborhoods, including AsiaTown and Slovenian Village. The participant fee is $60 and includes meals and entertainment. Applications are due December 1.

Refugee Resettlement Opportunity
March 12-16, Columbus
Work with service organizations during spring break to help refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants. The program fee is $350. Applications are due December 1.


Youth Empowerment and Basketball in Morocco
November 28, 5:30-7:30p.m., Music Box Supper Club
Amine Zariat, founder of Association TIBU Maroc will discuss his work with underprivileged youth in Morocco. This is a free event, but registration is required.


Beyond Angkor: Cambodian Sculpture from Banteay Chmar
Through January 7, CMA
This exhibition features a detailed section of wall from the great royal temple in Banteay Chhmar, Cambodia.

White Sun
November 25, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
November 26, 8:15p.m., Cinematheque
Two estranged brothers separated by the civil war in Nepal are brought back together by the death of their father. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


Fashionable Mourners: Bronze Statuettes from the Rijksmuseum
Through February 4, CMA
Four bronze mourners from the tomb of Isabella of Bourbon (1436-1465) are on display from the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

Latin America

Cuba Now
Now-November 25, Cleveland Print Room, 2550 Superior Ave.
Cleveland/Cuba exchange artists display their work at this pop-up exhibition. Admission is free.

Contemporary Cuban Art in Cleveland
Through December 15, CIA Reinberger Gallery
This exhibit showcases the collaboration between Cleveland area organizations and Cuban artists.

Middle East and North Africa

The Band’s Visit
November 25, 8:35p.m., Cinematheque
November 26, 4:15p.m., Cinematheque
An Egyptian band get lost while travelling in Israel and stay in a remote desert town. 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.