September 27, 2018 Newsletter


All Majors

RSVP-Career Workshop
October 13, 4:00-6:00p.m., TVUC Student Organization Center
Please confirm that you will be able to attend the International Studies Career Workshop.  Also, would you like to attend the dinner at Professor McMann’s house afterwards? Please RSVP here. Once the dinner has reached capacity, you will no longer be able to select “Yes” on the RSVP form. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

Rhodes and Fulbright Information Sessions
October 6, 11-11:50am, Thwing Center
This workshop examines what it takes to win one of these post-graduate fellowships for study, research, or teaching overseas. Register online here.

Boren Awards for International Study
Boren Awards provide opportunities to study less-commonly taught languages. Students interested should meet with Dean Amanda McCarthy by October 1 to discuss application requirements.

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Internships
Applications are accepted on a rolling basis.

Volunteer for MedWish International
MedWish repurposes discarded medical supplies to developing countries, and relies on volunteers to sort supplies. Contact Caley Haehn with questions: or 216.692.1685.

Friday Lunch: “Panama” and “Paradise”
September 28, 12:30-1:30pm, KSL Dampeer Room
Join Professor of Law Richard Gordon for a discussion of the impact of lessons learned from the Panama Papers on international tax evasion. Event is free.



JET Program
The JET Program offers post-graduate job opportunities in Japan. Numerous INTL alumni have participated in this program. Applications accepted this fall.

Japanese Language Proficiency Test
Registration for the December 2nd Japanese Language Proficiency Test in Columbus, OH is open until October 1.

Bridging Scholarships
Students studying abroad in Japan in Spring 2019 are eligible for travel and living expense assistance through this scholarship. The deadline to apply is October 11.

Nico, 1988
September 27, 6:45pm, Cinematheque
September 28, 9:25pm, Cinematheque

This film dramatizes the final years of a German musician struggling with addiction. Tickets are $7 for age 25 & under.

September 29, 6:50pm. Cinematheque
September 30, 4:15pm, Cinematheque

This film follows the struggle of a newly married French couple while they’re aboard the husband’s ship. Tickets are $7 for age 25 & under.

Zero for Conduct
October 4, 8:15pm, Cinematheque
October 6, 6:50pm, Cinematheque

Banned in France from 1933 until 1945, this film features four boys who take over their repressive French boarding school. Tickets are $7 for age 25 & under.

“The Troubles” in Northern Ireland
October 5, 8am-12pm, Murphy Room, Lombardo Student Center, John Carroll University
This workshop will discuss the Northern Ireland conflict and conflict resolution skills. Student registration costs $15.


Latin America

September 27, 8:40pm, Cinematheque
September 28, 7:15pm, Cinematheque

In this film, a Dominican Evangelical Christian man is pressured to avenge his father’s death. Tickets are $7 for age 25 & under.

Gala Latina
October 5, 6-8pm, Linsalata Alumni Center
This event celebrates the CWRU Latinx community and includes a surprise guest speaker. Admission for undergraduates is $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.