August 20, 2020 Newsletter

All Majors

We look forward to starting the school year with you!

International Studies Career Workshop
October 10, 4:00-6:00p.m., Virtual
Mark your calendars to attend this virtual workshop, where International Studies alumni speakers will share advice about summer internships, first jobs, and careers. Co-sponsored by Sigma Iota Rho.

Advising Appointments
If you would like to meet with Professor McMann at the beginning of the semester, you can sign up for an appointment here.  Meetings will be either by Zoom or on campus outside and decided in advance.

No Standard Office Hours
Throughout the semester email Professor McMann for an appointment; she will not have standard office hours due to pandemic restrictions for her building.

Cleveland Council on World Affairs Internships
Applications for Fall 2020 are being accepted now.

Freedman Student Fellows Program
Apply for a fellowship to complete your own digital research project.  International topics are eligible. Application are due September 21.

Global Poverty, Gender, and Race
September 1, 12:00-1:00PM, Zoom Webinar  
Join a discussion on global gender inequality led by Gayle Smith, head of the global anti-poverty organization ONE Campaign. Register in advance.


Asian Lantern Festival
August 20-September 20, 6:30-10:30PM, Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
Drive or walk through Asian lantern displays and live performances. Advanced, online purchase of tickets are $20 each.


Son of the White Mare
Online screening begins August 21, Cinematheque
Enjoy this animated feature based on Hungarian myths and legends. Screening fees are $10.

Middle East

Sunless Shadows
Online screening begins August 21, Cinematheque
This documentary examines the lives of Iranian female teenagers imprisoned for their part in their male relatives’ murders. Screening fees are $12.

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. During the COVID-19 pandemic, follow all government and public health restrictions and advice when taking advantage of these opportunities. CDC information and resources appear here