February 7, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to junior and seniors Sydney Anderson, Ryan Arvizu, Andoni Barrica, Maria DeRenzo, Elizabeth Hanna, Jacqueline Kett, Anna Koch, Eliana Ondrejko, Rachel Rider, Colby Saxton, & Aubri Swank on their induction into Sigma Iota Rho, the International Studies honor society, and to sophomores Adiah Bailey, Kayley Carter, John Garcia, & Jason Guo on their adjunct membership. For information about the CWRU chapter, contact chapter president Sydney Anderson, sja76@case.edu.

RSVP-Developing Your Professional Brand and Network 
Thursday, February 21, 5:30pm-7pm
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 here. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

Social Justice Institute Research Funding
Students with research ideas connected to social justice are invited to apply for fellowships. Applications are due March 1, 2019.

Volunteer with MedWish International
February 8, 1:30-4:30pm
February 15, 1:30-4:30pm

Volunteer for MedWish. Join the CCEL Group page for additional volunteer opportunities with Medwish.

America Alone: The Consequences of an America First Foreign Policy
February 12, 5:30-7:15pm, The Union Club
Join James Lindsay of the Council on Foreign Relations for a discussion on the implications of the Trump Administration’s America First foreign policy. Event is free for students.

Volunteer for High School Model UN Conference
March 6-7, 8am-2pm both days
Volunteer at the CWRU Model United Nations high school conference. No experience is required. Sign up here.

U.S. Senate Committee on Foreign Relations Internships
The deadline to apply for a summer 2019 internship with Chairman James Risch is April 26, 2019 and with Ranking Member Bob Menendez is March 8, 2019.


Around India with a Movie Camera
February 8, 7-8:20pm, Morley Lecture Hall
This film explores the 50 years prior to Indian independence from British rule. Admission is $10.

Chinese New Year Celebration
February 9, 11am-2pm, Li Wah
Celebrate the Year of the Pig with the Kwan Lion Dance and Dim Sum.

Mandarin Chinese Tutoring
February 15, 12:45-3:45, CCEL
Volunteer to tutor elementary students in Mandarin Chinese. Sign up here. Join the CCEL Group page for additional Mandarin Chinese tutoring opportunities.

2019 Essay Contest: U.S.-China Conflict
Contestants are answering the question, Are the United States and China on a path to conflict? Essays are due March 24, 2019. Click here for full details.



Becoming Astrid
February 7, 8:35pm, Cinematheque
February 9, 7pm, Cinematheque
This film depicts the early life of Swedish writer Astrid Lindgren, author or Pippi Longstocking. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

20th Animation Show of Shows
February 8, 7:30pm, Cinematheque
February 9, 9:25pm, Cinematheque
Watch 15 short films from Brazil, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Spain, and the United States. Tickets are $8 for age 25 and under.

White Nights
February 9, 5pm, Cinematheque
An Italian man falls in love with a woman who is waiting for the return of her lover. Tickets are $9 for age 25 and under.

Shoah: Four Sisters
February 10, 3:30pm, Cinematheque
This French documentary interviews four women who survived the Holocaust. Tickets are $9 for age 25 and under.

Conversation about Russian-US Relations
March 5, 3-4pm, Clark Hall, Room 206
Students have the opportunity to participate in a conversation with journalist and March 5th Think Forum speaker Julia Ioffe. RSVP here.

What Russia Wants (and What It Means for America)
March 5, 6pm, Maltz Performing Arts Center
Julia Ioffe will be giving a free lecture as part of the Think Forum series. Reserve your tickets here.


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.