February 22, 2018 Newsletter


All Majors
Developing Your Professional Brand and Network
February 22, 5:30-7:00pm
Student Organization Center, Tinkham Veale Center
See you at the workshop!   
Office Hours
Director Kelly McMann will not hold office hours Thursday (2/22) due to a special event. 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.

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.


February 25, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
Three young Nigerian men move to Ghana in search of a better life. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

In Visibility Conference
March 30-April 1, CWRU Campus
This conference will explore how Taiwanese and Asian-Americans are portrayed in the media and how to break these stereotypes. Registration by February 28 is $35.
Bombay Bazaar
February 24, 12:00-3:00p.m., Thwing Center Atrium
Experience a Mumbai-style flea market and traditional Indian food, music, and games.


Uncle Vanya
February 23, 24, 7:30p.m., Eldred Theater
February 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.
Forbidden Games
February 22, 8:45p.m., Cinematheque
February 24, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
Two French children cope with WWII by creating a cemetery to bury small animals in June of 1940. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.
Westfront 1918
February 25, 4:00p.m., Cinematheque
This film follows a German soldier in the trenches of the Western Front during the end of WWI.  Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Latin America

Memories of Underdevelopment
February 22, 6:45p.m., Cinematheque
February 25, 8:25p.m., Cinematheque
A Cuban writer chooses to stay in Havana while his family flees to Miami during the aftermath of the Bay of Pigs invasion. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Middle East and North Africa

National Council on U.S.-Arab Relations Internship
May 29-August 3
Intern in Washington, DC at a Near East or Arab world-related organization. Applications are due February 23.

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.