October 31, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Breakfast and Dessert
October 31, 8:45-9:45am, Mather House 100
October 31, 4-5pm, Mather House 100
See you there! Prospective majors are eager to talk to you.

Fall Advising Meetings
November 7, 11-14
Please schedule your fall advising meeting with Professor McMann here.  Students who are off-campus should request a Skype meeting, using the same link.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.

Courses with International Content
Please consult the attached list when scheduling for the spring semester.  Departments that have not yet posted on SIS are listed with no courses; the list will be updated.

Career Workshop Photos
See photos from the International Studies Career Workshop.

Council on Foreign Relations Spring Internships
CFR offers paid Washington, DC and New York City internships, which provide exposure to leading foreign policy experts. Applications for Spring 2020 internships are currently being accepted.

USAID Legislative and Public Affairs Internship
Interns are  involved in the liaison process between the USAID bureau and the media, Congress, and other entities. Applications for the Summer term open on November 1, 2019. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2019.

Humanity in Action Fellowship 
College graduates spend a year in the U.S. or Europe examining  human rights, democracy, and structural injustice. Applications are due January 5, 2020.

Music as Political Diplomacy
November 5, 7:30-8:45pm, Happy Dog
Panelists will discuss how music is used in diplomacy.



USAID Bureau for Africa Summer Internship
The Bureau for Africa internships focus on improving health services, supporting businesses, and strengthen communities in Africa. Applications for the Summer term open on November 1, 2019. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2019.



Baroque Dance and Music
November 3, 7:30-9:30pm, Harkness Chapel
This concert includes motets, secular love songs, instrumental chamber music, theatrical dances and dance airs from the French court around the turn of the 18th century.


Latin America

Día de Muertos Celebration
November 2, 11am-10pm, Gordon Square Neighborhood
This event celebrates Aztec traditions with food, music, dance, commemorative altars, and the Procession of Skulls & Skeletons Parade. Registration is required to participate in the parade.

Human Rights Banquet
November 3, 4-8pm, Beaumont School, Cleveland Heights
This banquet commemorates the legacy of a group of American women who stayed in El Salvador in solidarity with oppressed and marginalized people.

Acid Throwing and the Haitian Revolution
November 5, 4:30-5:30pm, Clark Hall 206
English Department Lecturer Caitlin Kelly will discuss acid throwing historically and how this shapes our understandings of the Haitian Revolution.

HOLA Ohio Benefit Event
November 6, 5-7pm, Bottlehouse
This event benefits the Latino organization HOLA Ohio with classical and folk music, poetry, and a silent auction.


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.