April 11, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

Courses with International Content
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the fall semester.

Optional Spring Advising Meetings
April 11, 12
Spring advising meetings are optional. If you would like to schedule a meeting with Professor McMann, you can do so here. Students who are off-campus should request a Skype meeting, using the same link. Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.

International Security Positions
Deadlines for international security positions beginning summer 2020 can be as early as this spring due to security clearance requirements.  If you are interested in such positions, begin to monitor usajobs.gov and U.S. federal agency web sites regularly now.

The Borgen Project
The Borgen Project, a non-profit organization aiming to end global poverty, offers telecommute internships in journalism, political affairs, and human resources.

MedWish International
April 12, 1:30-4:30pm
MedWish collects and delivers medical supplies to medical providers in developing countries. Volunteers sort materials for future shipments.

Global Medical Brigades Benefit Dinner
April 12, 6-8pm, Thwing Center Atrium
The dinner will include a talk from Assistant Professor Jessica Cooke Bailey about her work in public health. Tickets are $6 in advance, or $8 at the door.

Baker Nord Center Internship Funding
Students must have attended one of the Spring 2019 Humanities Meet-Ups in order to be eligible to apply. Applications are due April 15, 2019.


African Student Association Cultural Show
April 19, 7:30pm, Thwing Ballroom
This event celebrates African culture through music, dance, and food. Undergraduate tickets are $3.


US Heartland China Association Internship
USHCA has a remote, unpaid internship position open.

Refugee Stories and American Greatness
April 11, 6:00pm, Maltz Performing Arts Center 
Novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen will explore depictions of the Vietnam War and refugees. Reserve free tickets online.

Hotel by the River
April 11, 8:45pm, Cinematheque
April 12, 7:15pm, Cinematheque
An aging South Korean poet summons his estranged sons  to say his final goodbyes. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Friday Lunch: The Polar Silk Road?
April 12, 12:30-1:30, KSL Room LL06
Professor Kathryn Lavelle will discuss the implications of Arctic Ice melting, including new Chinese trade patterns.

Mandarin Chinese Tutoring
April 12, 12:45-3:45pm
Tutor elementary students in Mandarin Chinese.

Shiraz: A Romance of India
April 13, 9:15pm, Cinematheque
April 14, 4pm, Cinematheque
This silent film fictionalizes the love story that inspired the Taj Mahal. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

CWRU China-U.S. Summit
April 20, 1:30-6pm, TVUC Ballroom
This summit consists of 5 panels: China-US Relations, Medical Innovation, Technology Innovation, Innovation & Entrepreneurship, and Arts & Culture. Student tickets are free.


Italian Film Festival
April 11, 16, 18, CWRU Strosacker Auditorium
April 19, Tri-C Black Box Theatre
All films begin at 7pm and are free and open to the public.

April 13, 7:25pm, Cinematheque
April 14, 8:30pm, Cinematheque
A French cabaret dancer yearns for the man who left her and their young child. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.


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.