April 12, 2018 Newsletter

All Majors

Office Hours
Director Kelly McMann will end her office hours at 10:30 Thursday (4/12) and not hold office hours Tuesday (4/17) because of special events. Please email Professor McMann if you’d like to set up an appointment.

Spring Advising Meetings
April 3-April 19
Spring advising meetings are optional. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Professor McMann, you can do so 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 fall semester.

International Studies Society Information Session
April 18, 6:30p.m., STJ Multipurpose Room
Learn about the CWRU chapter of Sigma Iota Rho, a national honor society for International Studies students, and how membership can enhance your academic experience.

Defense Intelligence Agency 2019 Summer Internship
Gain experience in research, report writing, briefing, policy writing, and intelligence analysis with this 10-12-week internship program. Applications are due April 13.

The Continuing Salience of the Terrorism Prosecution
April 16, 4:30-5:30p.m., Moot Courtroom
Wadie Said, Professor of Law at the University of South Carolina School of Law, will explore the categorization and criminal prosecution of terrorist suspects, as well as global security law.

Cleveland International Film Festival
April 4-15, Tower City Cinemas
A variety of international films will be shown at this festival.


Food as Moral Discourse in Contemporary Rural China
April 16, 5:00-6:00p.m., Mather Memorial 201
This lecture will feature Ellen Oxfeld, Gordon Schuster Professor of Anthropology, Middlebury College, who has done fieldwork since the mid-1990s in Guangdong Province, China.

Asian Services In Action, Inc. Internship
ASIA is seeking a summer content marketing and social media intern to join its team. To apply, send a resume and letter of recommendation to Kimlee Sureemee.


CNA Research Assistant Position
The Russian division at CNA is accepting applicants for an entry-level position. The research assistant will support both the strategic studies center and the Russia team. Russian fluency preferred, but not required.

Cleveland Italian Film Festival
April 2-20, CWRU and Tri-C
This festival features eight films in Italian with English subtitles. Admission is free.

The Eurozone Crisis is Over – Now What?
April 13, 12:30-1:45p.m., Peter B. Lewis Building, Room 202
Nicolas Véron, Senior Fellow at the Bruegel and Peterson Institute for International Economics, will discuss lessons learned from the Eurozone crisis and the outlook for future reforms.

Baroque Orchestra Concert
April 16, 7:00p.m., Harkness Chapel
Music from a variety of 18th century European composers, including Bach and Handel, will be performed.

Antonio Gaudí
April 13, 7:30p.m., Cinematheque
April 14, 7:00p.m., Cinematheque
Barcelona’s intricate and unique buildings designed by Antoni Gaudí are explored in this documentary. Age 25 and under tickets are $8.

Deep Red
April 13, 9:05p.m., Cinematheque
April 14, 8:35p.m., Cinematheque
An Italian jazz pianist and female reporter team up to solve a string of violent killings. Age 25 and under tickets are $7.

Middle East and North Africa

They Shall Not Perish: The Story of Near East Relief
April 13, 6:30-8:30p.m., TVUC Ballroom A
This film documents the thousands of Americans who helped orphans and refugees during the Armenian Genocide. History Professor Ken Ledford and the film’s Executive Producer will discuss the film.

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.