February 8, 2018 Newsletter

All Majors

RSVP-Developing Your Professional Brand and Network
February 22, 5:30-7:00pm
Student Organization Center, Tinkham Veale Center
Attend this International Studies workshop to improve your LinkedIn profile and use it to secure internships, jobs, and a career path from your International Studies major.  Hors d’oeuvres served.  RSVP to Anna Conboy. Co-sponsored by the International Studies Society.

Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship
This fellowship is available for female seniors who believe that foreign study or travel would enhance their learning. Applications are due March 1.

U.S. Department of State Internships
Gain valuable experience working in U.S. embassies and consulates either in the U.S. or abroad. Applications are due March 2.

The U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants Internship
Interns help assess the immediate needs of new arrivals and assist in their acclimation to the U.S.

Journal of Politics and International Affairs Submission
The Journal of Politics and International Affairs is accepting student papers for publication.

Get Experienced Career Fair
February 12, 10:00a.m.-2:00p.m., Veale Center
Recruiters from almost 100 employers will be on site with internship, co-op, practicum, and job opportunities. Some of which might be international-related.

International Law Lecture
February 8, 4:30-5:30p.m., Moot Courtroom
Sean Murphy, U.N. International Law Commission Special Rapporteur, will explore the International Law Commission’s proposal for a convention on the prevention and punishment of crimes against humanity.

NPR Politics Podcast: Live from Cleveland
February 23, 12:00-1:00p.m., Ohio Theatre, Playhouse Square
CWRU students have access to a special discount code to attend this live taping. The code is “EDU” and brings the ticket cost down to $20.


Patoralist Livelihoods and Resilience in Kenya
February 15, 5:30-6:30p.m., Mather Memorial 201
Washington University Professor Carolyn Lesorogol will present her research working with aid agencies in Kenya.


Japanese Studies Scholarships
The MEXT Scholarship program offers majors in Japanese language or culture the opportunity to study in Japan for one year. Applications are due February 22.

Academy of Korean Studies Summer Program
An intensive four-week program for students wishing to improve their Korean and gain a better understanding of the culture. Applicants must be proficient in Korean. Applications are due February 16.

North Korea, Its Neighbors, and the United States
February 12, 4:45-6:15p.m., TVUC Senior Classroom
Hobart and William Smith Colleges’ Joonbum Bae will examine current affairs in North Korea and nearby China, as well as possible diplomatic solutions for the U.S.

On the Beach at Night Alone
February 8, 8:45p.m., Cinematheque
February 9, 7:30p.m., Cinematheque
A Korean actress is separated from her lover and begins to question their affair. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


Cleveland Kurentovanje
February 8-10, Superior-St. Clair Neighborhood
Celebrate this traditional Slovenian carnival event with traditional food and entertainment.

Refugees in Germany Lecture
February 9, 12:30-1:30p.m., KSL Dampeer Room
Political Science Professor Girma Parris will examine how Germany became one of the most welcoming refugee states.

Forced Labor and Maritime Art: Finding Slaves in 17thCentury France
February 13, 11:30-12:45p.m., Crawford Hall A13
History Professor Gillian Weiss will discuss her research on how French slavery has influenced current issues about Islam and immigration.

Bob Le Flambeur
February 8, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
February 9, 9:35p.m., Cinematheque
A former bank robber devises a plan to rob a casino in this French film noir. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

The Other Side of Hope
February 10, 6:50p.m., Cinematheque
February 11, 8:25p.m., Cinematheque
This Finnish film follows the friendship of a young Syrian refugee and middle-aged restauranteur.  Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

A Matter of Life and Death
February 10, 8:50p.m., Cinematheque
February 11, 4:00p.m., Cinematheque
A Royal Air Force pilot faces a trial to go to heaven after he miraculously survives a plane crash. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

The Human Pyramid
February 11, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
Interracial relationships are explored when a young white girl moves to a new school in the Ivory Coast. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Latin America

February 8, 4:00p.m., Clark Hall 206
Enjoy Hispanic cuisine and talk with other students about study abroad in Spain and Latin America.

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.