April 18, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

Congratulations to two INTL majors! Kimberly Osbern won the 3rd place prize in the CONCOURS college division of the Maison Française de Cleveland. Aubri Swank won a SOURCE AHSS grant to intern at a law firm in Rome this summer.

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

PLEN Summer Internships
PLEN’s mission is to increase the number of women influencing all aspects of the public policy process, including international aspects. Applications are currently being accepted.

The National Endowment for Democracy
The National Endowment for Democracy offers a number of internship opportunities to undergraduate students. Fall 2019 applications will be accepted beginning on April 20.

Multicultural Mashup
April 20, 6-10pm, Thwing Center
This event celebrates the end of the year with music and food from around the world.

Menstrual Health Panel
April 23, 7-9pm, TVUC Student Organization Center
This panel will discuss culture, stigmas, and health implications of menstruating. Food and drink provided.

International Law, State Sovereignty and Interventions
April 25, 9:30am-4:00pm, Cleveland Marshall Law School Moot Court Room 
This event will feature speeches and panels about law, world affairs, and foreign relations. This event is free.

A Career in International Research
April 26, 11:30am-1:30pm, Flora Stone Mather Center for Women
Dr. Sandra W. Jacobson of Wayne State University will discuss the challenges faced as an international investigator. RSVP by April 19.

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.


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.

AsiaCase A Cappella Festival
April 18, 7-8pm, TVUC
This festival includes music from Dhamakapella, a South Asian fusion a cappella group.

SGI Buddhism
April 18, 7pm, Guilford House
This event will discuss the life philosophy of SGI Nichiren Buddhism. Pizza will be served.

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.

Shinto Art Exhibit
Through June 30, Cleveland Museum of Art
This exhibit features a collection of Japanese art. Student tickets are $8.


Un Amore Così Grande
April 18, 7pm, Strosacker Auditoriam
After his mother dies, a young Italian-Russian man searches for his father. Event is free.

Italian Short Film Program
April 19, 7pm, Black Box Theatre, Tri-C Metro Campus
The audience will vote on their favorite of seven, Italian shorts. Event is free.

April 19, 7pm, Cinematheque
April 20, 9:20pm, Cinematheque
A French conman almost brings down the French government before WWII. Tickets are $8 for age 25 and under.

The Stolen Caravaggio
April 19, 9pm, Black Box Theatre, Tri-C Metro Campus
A screenplay ghostwriter is given the plot for her next script: the 1969 theft of a famous painting by Caravaggio. Event is free.

Peter Rabbit and the Tales of Beatrix Potter
April 20, 7:30pm, Cinematheque
The stories of Beatrix Potter are brought to life through Britain’s Royal Ballet. Tickets are $7 for age 25 and under.

Cleveland Dyngus Day
April 22, 10am 6516 Detroit Rd, Cleveland 
Historically a Polish tradition, Dyngus Day, or Easter Monday, celebrates the end observance of Lent with the biggest Polka Party of the year.

Understanding Russia Summer Program
The University of Tartu in Estonia will host a July summer school about Russia.  Professor McMann has found this university and its faculty stimulating and the town pleasant. To explore credit and financial support, contact the CWRU Education Abroad Office.


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.