February 15, 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.

Office Hours
Director Kelly McMann will not hold office hours Thursday (2/15) due to an International Studies staff meeting. Please email Professor McMann if you’d like to set up an appointment.

Grant and Fellowship Application Guidelines
Applying for a grant or fellowship?  See the new How to Apply for a Grant or Fellowship guidelines on the International Studies web page.

U.N. World Social Justice Day
February 20, 5:30-7:00p.m., TVUC
University of Connecticut Anthropology Professor Sarah S. Willen (CWRU ’96) will discuss “What Makes Migrants Sick and Why Should We Care? Anthropological Perspectives.”

Public Service Scholarship
This scholarship assists undergraduate female students who will intern in the Washington, DC area. Applications are accepted Feburary 1-April 11.

Eva L. Pancoast Memorial Fellowship
This fellowship is available for female students 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.


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.

The Lion Hunters
February 18, 8:20p.m., Cinematheque
Five African tribesmen embark on a mission to kill a powerful lion that has been attacking  their livestock. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.


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.

Lunar New Year Celebration
February 16, 8:00-9:00p.m., TVUC
Celebrate the Year of the Dog with lunar new year traditions and Asian snacks.

Dumpling-Making Party
February 16, 12:00-2:00p.m., Sears Building 464
Make and eat dumplings with the CWRU Taiwanese Student Association an Educational Services for Students.


Uncle Vanya
February 16, 17, 23, 24, 7:30p.m., Eldred Theater
February 18, 25, 3:00p.m., Eldred Theater
The CWRU Department of Theater will perform this Anton Chekhov play about life and love on a Russian country estate. Student tickets are $5.

Music from 17th Century Italy
February 17, 4:00p.m., Harkness Chapel
Boston University trombone players and the CWRU Baroque Ensembles will perform “Shimmering Sonorities from San Marco: 17th century Italian music for trombones and strings.”

Big Time
February 15, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
This documentary follows Danish architect Bjarke Ingels, who designed Two World Trade Center. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

February 16, 9:15p.m., Cinematheque
February 17, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
A French and American student meet in the Portuguese city of Porto and develop a mysterious, intimate relationship.  Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Oporto of My Childhood
February 17, 7:10p.m., Cinematheque
Aging Portuguese director Manoel de Oliveira mixes documentary footage and reenactments as he looks back on his childhood. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Chronicle of a Summer
February 18, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
Real-life interviews are reenacted, portraying the summer of 1960 in Paris. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

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.