March 8, 2018 Newsletter

All Majors

Contact Your Mentor
Juniors and seniors, use some of your free time during spring break to contact your mentors for input on your future plans.

Postponed until Spring 2019
The International Studies Developing Your Professional Brand and Network Workshop has been postponed until Spring 2019 due to the continuing illness of the expert facilitator.

Study Abroad Scholarships
The College of Arts and Sciences and the Eirik Borve Fund for Foreign Language Instruction will award 40 $1,000 scholarships to undergraduates enrolled in CWRU courses abroad in the summer of 2018.

Post Baccalaureate Fellowship for Study Abroad
The Wright Plaisance fellowship in the amount of $20,000 will be awarded to a student planning to study at a European or South American university after graduation. Applications are due May 1.

CCWA Internships
The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is accepting Fall internship applications for a variety of positions.

Refugee Assistance Translation Opportunity 
Volunteer with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants to translate and interpret at the Cleveland office.

Refugee Response Home Mentoring Program
Spend two hours a week mentoring refugee student on cultural differences and academics.

Cleveland International Film Festival
April 4-15, Tower City Cinemas
Free student tickets are available through the Baker-Nord Center. Some of the films have an international focus.


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 fee is $40.


Russian Pianist with the Cleveland Orchestra
March 8, 7:30p.m., Severance Hall
March 9 & 108:00p.m., Severance Hall
Pianist Daniil Trifonov and the Cleveland Orchestra will perform music from three Russian composers. Tickets start at $21.

“Finance Capital and British Modernism”
March 9, 3:15-4:15p.m., Clark Hall 206
Denison University Professor Regina Martin will examine the connection between British literature and economic growth in London between 1870 and 1940.

España Soleada
March 9, 7:30p.m., Gamble Auditorium, Baldwin Wallace University
Symphony West Orchestra will perform music from a variety of regions in Spain. Student tickets are $3.

Irish Music Concert
March 9, 8:00p.m., Music Box
The Boys from the County Hell tribute band will perform an array of upbeat Irish music. Tickets are $15.

Sawdust and Tinsel
March 8, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
March 10, 5:00p.m., Cinematheque
This Swedish film follows the tumultuous relationship between a circus ringmaster, his wife, and his mistress. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Lover for a Day
March 9, 8:20p.m., Cinematheque
March 10, 9:05p.m., Cinematheque
After a breakup, a young French woman moves back home with her father and his girlfriend who is the same age as her. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

In the Fade
March 10, 6:55p.m., Cinematheque
March 11, 8:30p.m., Cinematheque
A German woman seeks revenge on the Neo-Nazis who killed her Kurdish husband and son. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Valley of Peace
March 11, 6:30p.m., Cinematheque
Two orphaned children run away to find the storied “Valley of Peace” in Slovenia during WWII. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Latin America

Chilean Jazz Concert
March 8, 8:00p.m., Nighttown
Singer songwriter and Guitarist Camila Meza will perform Latin American infused jazz music. Tickets are $15.

Middle East and North Africa

The New Afghanistan Policy
March 15, 5:30-7:15p.m., The Union Club
Join former U.S. Ambassador to Afghanistan Ronald E. Neumann for a discussion on U.S. policy in Afghanistan. Student tickets are $5.

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.