November 11, 2021 Newsletter

All Majors

International Studies Capstone Presentations
November 18, 7:00 p.m., TVUC
Curious about INTL 399, the SAGES capstone?  Come hear from seniors about their foreign projects. Please RSVP here.

Fall Advising Meetings
November 11, 16
Please schedule your fall advising meeting with Professor McMann here.  Be sure your calendar is set to Eastern Time.  You will receive a Zoom link in advance of the meeting.

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

En Voz Alta
Students identifying as Hispanic/Latinx are eligible for this international security and diplomacy mentoring program. Applications for the 2022 cohort are due in November.

Varieties of Democracy Internship
V-Dem is seeking four interns interested in democracy research. The internship is in Sweden for ten weeks spring semester. Applications are due November 24, 2021.

Library of Congress Internship Program 
In this paid internship undergraduates assist with analog and digital collections, including foreign materials. Summer internship applications are due November 29.

International Affairs Forum Writing Competition
University students may submit an editorial addressing climate or energy. Winning pieces will be published in International Affairs Forum. Deadline is January 9, 2022.

Foreign Affairs Information Technology Fellowship
This information technology fellowship is for individuals entering their junior year in fall 2022 or entering a master’s degree program in fall 2022. Applications for the 2022 cohort are being accepted until January 31, 2022.

Cleveland Foundation Public Service Fellowship
Fellows work in Cleveland’s public sector, which includes foreign-focused organizations. International Studies majors have held this position. Applications are due in February 2022.

Cleveland Foundation Summer Internship
Interns work with a Cleveland-area non-profit or public sector organization, including foreign-focused ones. International Studies majors have held this position. Applications are due March 1, 2022.

Authenticity, Experience, and Art
November 12, The Cleveland Museum of Art
This annual art history symposia includes several foreign art topics. The event is free to the public.

International Education Week
November 15-November 19
Celebrate International Education Week with several events sponsored by the Center for International Affairs.

Advocacy 101 Panel
November 15, 6:00 p.m., Virtual
Join CCEL for a virtual alumni panel to discuss tools for engaging in advocacy on issues you are passionate about, including foreign ones. Register here.

Fulbright Information Session
November 18, 6:00-7:30 p.m., Virtual
Learn about the Fulbright Program for U.S. students. Register here in advance.

Mother, I am Suffocating. This is My Last Film About You.
November 12-December 2, Virtual
A Lesotho filmmaker addresses both his mother and his African motherland in this film. Tickets are $7 for those under 25 years old.

Can India Survive as a Secular Democracy?
November 12 12:30-1:30 p.m., Virtual
Join Professor of History Ananya Dasgupta for a discussion of secularism in India’s democratic system. Register here in advance.

November 13, 1:00-4:00 p.m., L3 The Spot
Join the Korean American Student Association for an afternoon of Korean food and performances. Register here on CampusGroups.

Diwali Night 2021
November 13, 5:00-8:00 p.m., Thwing Atrium
Join the Hinduism Club for a celebration of Diwali, including a puja, free Indian food, a Ramayana trivia game, and more. Register here on CampusGroups.

Revealing Krishna
November 14-January 30, The Cleveland Museum of Art
This art exhibition includes a 1500-year-old sculpture from Cambodia as well as related sculptures.

“Open Arms/Chand Sifarish”
View a new Bollywood fusion music video by CWRU’s South Asian a cappella team, Dhamakapella.

Humanity in Action Fellowship
College graduates spend a year in the U.S. or Europe examining human rights, democracy, and structural injustice. Applications for the 2022 fellowship open in December 2021.

Italian Film Festival
October 29-November 20
View several classic Italian films free online through the month of November.

Little Girl
November 13, 5:00 p.m., Cinematheque
A girl seeks affirmation of her gender identity in a rural community in France in this film. Tickets are $7 for those under 25 years old.

Boudu Saved from Drowning
November 13 6:50 p.m., November 14 8:20 p.m., Cinematheque
A bookseller saves a homeless man from drowning in this classic French film. Tickets are $7 for those under 25 years old.

Richard Olney and His Kitchen
November 16, 4:30 p.m., Clark Hall 206 or Virtual
Join Professor of English John Orlock for a discussion about Richard Olney, a master chef of French cuisine and the focus of Professor Orlock’s current screenplay. Register here in advance.

The United States and Europe
November 16, 5:30-7:30 p.m., The Union Club
Center for Strategic and International Studies Deputy Director Rachel Ellehuus examines U.S.-EU cooperation. Tickets are $5 for students. Register here in advance.

Middle East
Bereaved Palestinian and Israeli Fathers
November 14, 2:00 p.m., Virtual
Join a conversation with two fathers – one Israeli and one Palestinian – who have experienced loss in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Register here in advance.

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