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Clark Center for Global Engagement

James M. Clark Center for Global Engagement

The purpose of the Clark Center for Global Engagement is to advance international education, service and scholarship on the SUNY Cortland campus; to provide an integrated framework to organize and promote all aspects of international education, service and scholarship; and to promote a full appreciation of and involvement with the global community. The center shall be concerned with both on-campus and off-campus, academic and non-academic programs.

News

Melissa Alvisi and Jennifer Toribio (International Studies seniors and World First Learning Community alumni) presented a research paper titled "Revising the Belt and Road Initiative: Comparative Analysis Through Policy Recommendations for the Cases of Greece and Italy", at the 20th Undergraduate Research Conference on the European Union, Scripps College, Claremont, California, April 2022

May 2, 2022

Radio Romania interviewed Prof. Balas, PhD (International Studies) about the war in Ukraine 

February 24, 2022

Three SUNY Cortland Students and One Recent Graduate Participated in a Global Model European Union Conference 

February 8, 2022

Eight SUNY Cortland Students Represented the University in the Global Model European Union Conference Together with Participants from 24 other Universities in 12 Countries

June 8, 2021

Clark Center Steering Committee Member and Project on Eastern and Central Europe Director, Prof. Moranda, PhD. (History), gave a 45 min. interview about his book, The People's Own Landscape. Nature, Tourism and Dictatorship in East Germany (Univ. of Michigan Press) to the New Books Network

January 29, 2021

Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD (Coordinator, International Studies), gave a one hour interview to Radio Romania Cultural about the 2020 US elections
November 11, 2020

Clark Center Council Member, Prof. Ukelina, PhD (History), hosted for the New Books Network podcast, Dr. Luke Messac, PhD (Brown University), author of No More To Spend: Neglect and the Construction of Scarcity in Malawi's History of Health Care (Oxford University Press, 2020)

October 18, 2020

Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD (Coordinator, International Studies), gave a one hour presentation on the topic "Himalayan Rivalry. India-China Relations" at A.V. Kamalamma College for Women, Davangere, Karnataka, India

September 14, 2020

Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD (Coordinator, International Studies) gave a one hour interview to Radio Romania Cultural about the COVID-19 pandemic and the Black Lives Matter protests in the U.S.
June 18, 2020

Previous Clark Center Director, Prof. Sharon Steadman, PhD (Sociology/Anthropology and International Studies) has served as the guest editor of the Journal of Eastern Mediterranean Archaeology & Heritage Studies
April 26, 2020

Eight SUNY Cortland students represented the university in the 33rd SUNY Model European Union Conference in Brussels, Belgium
March 15, 2020

Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD (Coordinator, International Studies) gave several public lectures in Karnataka, India in January 2020
February 15, 2020

Seven International Studies students participate in International Strategic Crisis Exercise "Jammu and Kasmir" at Syracuse University's Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs 
November 5, 2019

Clark Center Director, Prof. Balas, PhD, presented at the Inaugural Annual Atlanta Studies Symposium at Georgia Institute of Technology 

Upcoming Events

It’s not just US: Global and Gender Perspectives on Vaccine Hesitancy and Anti-Vaxxing Movements, Panel (Sandwich Seminar), March 2, 2022, 12:30 pm, SUNY Cortland Panelists: Jena Curtis, Scott Moranda, Avanti Mukherjee, Bekeh Ukelina.

"Historical Perspective on the War in Ukraine," March 7, 2022, 7pm Old Main 209. Lecture by Scott Moranda, Professor, History Department, and Acting Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement, SUNY Cortland (co-sponsored with the History Club, and the History Department)

"Water, Politics, and Climate Justice," April 13, 2022, 4:30 pm, Lecture by Farhana Sultana, Associate Professor of Geography and the Environment, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University.

"What Hungarian Politics Reveal About Our Times," April 27, 2022, 4:30 pm, Lecture by Holly Case, Professor of History, Brown University.

"Water-Land-Health Nexus in Sub-Saharan Africa," April 28, 2022, 4:30 pm, Lecture by Emmanuel Frimpong Boamah, Assistant Professor of Urban and Regional Planning, University of Buffalo