November 7, 2019 Newsletter

All Majors

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.

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
This paid fellowship provides recent graduates with the opportunity to work in Cleveland at a public service organization, some of which focus on foreign countries or cultures.. Applications are due by January 27, 2020.

2019 Projects for Peace Winners
November 8, 1pm, Nord 400
Last year’s Project for Peace grant winners will discuss their solar energy project.  Majors considering applying to this competition in the future are encouraged to attend.

Refugee Rights and State Preferences 
November 11, 12-1pm, Moot Courtroom
Law Professor James Hathaway will argue for a global, managed system to protect refugees.

Cultural Vistas Fellowship
November 13, 3pm, Online
Learn more about the Cultural Vistas Fellowship program through this webinar.



Independent Diplomat Remote Internship
This organization is seeking interns for projects that provide diplomatic support to Rohingya leaders and activists and climate diplomacy advice to the Marshall Islands government. Applications are being accepted on a rolling basis with a preference for those that are able to start ideally by mid-November.

Childhood in Sri Lanka
November 7, 4:30pm, Mather Memorial Building 201
Bambi Chapin of the University of Maryland, Baltimore will discuss her work on  Sri Lankan childhood, childrearing, and mothering.



Congress-Bundestag Exchange
This fellowships provides American students the opportunity to spend one year studying and interning in Germany. Applications are due by December 1, 2019.

Humanity in Action Fellowships
Current undergraduates and graduating seniors are eligible to apply for this year-long fellowship in Amsterdam, Berlin, Copenhagen, Sarajevo, or Warsaw. 2020 applications are due January 5, 2020.

Czech Holiday Fair
November 9, 10am-4pm, Sokol Greater Cleveland
Purchase imported Czech and Slovak items and traditional Czech holiday foods. Also serving dinners. Admission is free.

Hungarian Business
November 9, 2-4pm, Hungarian Heritage Museum
Michael Goldberg, Associate Professor of Design and Innovation at the Weatherhead School of Management, will discuss recent entrepreneurial initiatives in Hungary.

Author in the Text
November 11, 5pm, Wolstein Building Auditorium
Elisabeth Ladenson, Professor of French and Romance Philology at Columbia University, will recount the history of interpretations of the author’s role in the reading of literary texts.

Colette at the Gas Station
November 13, 5pm, Wolstein Building Auditorium
Elisabeth Ladenson, Professor of French and Romance Philology at Columbia University, will discuss what depictions of Collete’s scandalous life and career can tell us about the ways people read women’s literary works in particular.


Latin America

Ohio Latin Americanist Conference
February 28-29, 2020, Ohio University
All Latin Americanists and Latinx Studies students are invited to attend and also submit paper proposals. Submit proposals by December 6, 2019.


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.