Fall 2021 Guidance/COVID-19 Information

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Global Engagement Events Organized and Co-Sponsored by the Clark Center for Global Engagement

2020-2021

April 17: Everything Will Be Remembered. Looking Back at Recent Indian Poetry of Resistance. Lecture by Sanjay Kumar, PhD., Central European University

April 1: The Global Future of the COVID-19 Pandemic, Lecture by Dr. Stephen Thomas, MD, SUNY Upstate Medical University (Lead Principal Investigator for Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine phase 3 trial; Division Chief of Infectious Diseases and Director, Institute for Global Health and Translational Sciences, SUNY Upstate Medical University)

March 17: Do Human Rights Have a Future in Burma? Lecture by Andrew Fagan, PhD., Director of the Human Rights Center, University of Essex

March 10: The World Beyond the Pandemic Panel. Panelists: Sebastian Purcell, PhD; Seth Asumah, PhD; Yomee Lee, PhD; Muteb AlQahtani, PhD; Alexandru Balas, PhD. Moderator:

Girish Bhat, PhD

September 30: Himalayan Rivalry. The India-China Conflict, Lecture by Alexandru Balas, PhD, International Studies, SUNY Cortland

October 23: Poetry of Resistance, Panelists: Seth Asumah (Africana Studies/Political Science), Jeremy Jimenez (Foundations and Social Advocacy), Gigi Peterson (History Department), and Austin Voorhees (Adolescence Education-Social Studies & History)

October 28: Wellbeing Poetry, Panelists: Celeste McNamara (History), Shena Salvato (Modern Languages), John Sheehan (Sociology/Anthropology), and Daniel Larkin (Adolescence Education - Social Studies&History)

November 11: Towards Containment? US-China Relations in the 2020s, Lecture by Tudor Onea, PhD, International Relations, Bilkent University

November 17: Daily Life in Italy During the Black Death, Lecture by Celeste McNamara, PhD, History, SUNY Cortland

2019-2020

September 24: Arctic Politics. A “New” Ocean: What an Emerging Arctic Could Mean for the World, Lecture by Krestia DeGeorge (Founding Editor, Arctic Today)

October 2: The Boer War (1899-1902). British Policy Towards the Boer in South Africa, Lecture by John Sheehan, PhD, Sociology/Anthropology, SUNY Cortland

October 10: Teaching About Migration Panel, Moderator: Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement

October 15: Separatism in Catalonia/Catalunya. Factors to Consider, Lecture by Prof. Juan Arroyo, PhD (Political Science, Ithaca College)

October 17: New Zealand: A Beginner’s Guide, Lecture by Dr. Graham McPhail (School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, New Zealand)

October 23: Be Careful What You Wish For: The Extraordinary Case of 21st-Century Learning in Aotearoa, New Zealand, Lecture by Dr. Graham McPhail (School of Curriculum and Pedagogy, Faculty of Education and Social Work, University of Auckland, New Zealand)

October 30: Crisis in Hong-Kong, Lecture by Yujeong Yang, PhD (Assistant Professor, Political Science Department, SUNY Cortland)

November 14: The Many Ukraines of 1917-1922, Lecture by Zenon Wasyliw, PhD (Professor,

History Department, Ithaca College)

February 25: Small Powers at the League of Nations, Lecture by Alexandru Balas, PhD (event co-sponsored with the Project on Eastern and Central Europe)

February 26: Judging Deliberation: An Assessment of the Crowdsourced Icelandic Constitutional Project, Lecture by Delia Popescu, PhD (Associate Professor and Chair, Political Science Department; Director, Peace and Global Studies; Director, Legal Studies, Le Moyne College)

March 4: Leading Changes in United Nations Organizations, Lecture by Catherine Bertini (Distinguished Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; former Director, World Food Programme, 1992-2002; former United Nations Under Secretary General for Management, 2003-2005)

2018-2019

September 11: Images of SUNY Cortland in a Foreign Book, SUNY Cortland Sesquicentennial Event, Lecture by Ilie Rad, Ph.D. (Professor, Journalism Department and Director, Honors College, Babes-Bolyai University)

September 19: History of Global Engagement at SUNY Cortland, SUNY Cortland Sesquicentennial Event. Panelists: James M. Clark, Sharon Steadman, Mary Schlarb, John Ryder, Henry Steck. Moderator: Evan Faulkenbury

November 27: Teaching at an International High-School Overseas: “Saving the World One Privileged Child at a Time”. Lecture by Dana Abizaid (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program History Teacher, Istanbul International Community School)

November 28: Being Human: History Teacher Strategies to Engage Teenagers in International High-Schools. Lecture by Dana Abizaid (International Baccalaureate Diploma Program History Teacher, Istanbul International Community School)

March 7: Global Engagement Program Presentation by Scott Boyce, SUNY Potsdam

March 26: Careers in International Studies: Medical Humanitarian Aid. Lecture by Patricia Carrick, Director, Board of Directors, Doctors without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontiers) USA (part of Women’s History Month)

March 26: Doctors Without Borders Around the World: When Emergencies Won’t Go Away. Lecture by Patricia Carrick, Director, Board of Directors, Doctors without Borders (Medecins Sans Frontiers) USA (part of Women’s History Month)

April 16: SUNY-Wide Projects: Challenges and Opportunities. Presentation by Laurie Buonanno, Ph.D., Political Science, SUNY Buffalo State

April 16: European Union Day Keynote Address: “Brexit: In or Out?  Implications for the EU, the U.K., and the U.S.” Lecture by Laurie Buonanno, Ph.D., Political Science, SUNY Buffalo State

April 22: Anti-Immigration State Propaganda Without Immigrants? Lessons from Central and Eastern Europe. Lecture by Dr. Zsuzsanna Arendas, Central European University & Center for Policy Studies, Hungarian Academy of Sciences

April 23: The Return of the Non-Resident Indian (NRI): Changing representations of South Asian Diaspora in Bollywood Cinema? Lecture by Dr. Sanjay Kumar, History, Central European University

2017-2018

September 20: Documenting Cuba Through Cultural Programs. A Perspective from the Ludwig Foundation of Cuba, Lecture by Wilfredo Benitez Munoz, Executive Director, Ludwig Foundation of Cuba

November 1: Wasp or Mosquito? Lawrence of Arabia and the Turks. Lecture by Edward Erickson, PhD, Scholar-in-Residence, Clark Center for Global Engagement, SUNY Cortland

November 9: When Policy-Making is Ruled by Politics. A Central Banker Shares his Experiences in Bangladesh. Lecture by Biru Paksha Paul, Associate Professor, Economics Department, SUNY Cortland, former Chief Economist of Bangladesh Central Bank (2014-2016)

November 14: Nuclear North Korea and Iran. Practitioners’ Views, Panel with David Duryea, retired U.S. Navy Rear-Admiral, and Edward Erickson, PhD, Scholar-in-Residence, Clark Center for Global Engagement, SUNY Cortland. Moderator: Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement

February 27: Call of Duty in the Congo: Conflict Minerals and the Kivus, Lecture by Joshua Kennedy, Associate Director, Student Services, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University – event also part of the Black History Month

April 18: Turkish Invasion of Syria. Afrin, Syria: An Experiment. Lecture by Edward Erickson, PhD, Scholar-in-Residence, Clark Center for Global Engagement, SUNY Cortland

April 25:  European Union Day Keynote Address: Central Europe Swinging Right by Dr. Annamaria Orla-Bukowska, Visiting Fellow at the Skalny Center, University of Rochester - part of the 2018 Holocaust Remembrance Events Series

May 2: When Good People do Something. The Actions of Two Romanians and a Salvadoran during the Holocaust, Lecture by Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for Global Engagement – event part of the 2018 Holocaust Remembrance Event Series and of the President’s Sandwich Seminar Series

2016-2017

September 6: Does Immigration Increase the Quality of Democracy? A Study of Migrants in Europe, Lecture by Gabriel Badescu, Political Science, Babes-Bolyai University

September 12: Rising Role of Asia in the World Economy, Dr. Luis Breuer, Division Chief, Asia and Pacific Department, International Monetary Fund

September 21: “Turkey: At the Crossroads of a Coup D’Etat” Panel

September 27: “Study Abroad in Transylvania” / “Teach/Conduct Research in Transylvania”. Presentation from from Babes-Bolyai University - Carmen Tagsorean, International Center Head of Office and Elena Abrudan, Journalism Chair – promoting the Erasmus+ KeyAction1 Faculty and Student Fellowships and the cooperation between SUNY Cortland and Babes-Bolyai University

October 26: The Current Challenges of the Middle East and The Legacy of the Ottoman Empire’s Demise in World War I, Dr. Edward Erickson, Marine Corps University, 

November 29: Joshua Kennedy, Associate Director, Student Services, Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University - International Graduate Opportunities at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs

March 8: UK May “Brexit” the European Union – Panel. Panelists: Jerome O’Callaghan, Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences, SUNY Cortland; Henry Steck, Emeritus Professor, Political Science, SUNY Cortland; Alexandru Balas, Coordinator, International Studies Program, SUNY Cortland;  Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Chair, Philosophy Department, SUNY Cortland

March 21: The Value of Studying Arabic – Arabic 101 for Fall ’17 – Panel

March 23: My Life as an Afghan Refugee in Iran, Lecture by Dr. Hadi Hosainy, Florida State University, 

March 23: Dr. Hadi Hosainy, Florida State University, Guest Speaker in ENG252 American Multicultural Literature to discuss the book Muslim Girl: A Coming of Age by Amani Al-Khatahtbeh

March 23: Slavery, Women, and the Shari’a Court in 17th Century Istanbul, Lecture by Dr. Hadi Hosainy, Florida State University

March 29: Will History Absolve US?  Perspectives and Changes in Cuban-US Relations, Lecture by Dr. Gigi Peterson, History, SUNY Cortland - 

April 13: Talking to Terrorists. Non-Violence and Counter-Terrorism.  Lessons for Gaza from Northern Ireland. Panel. Panelists: Jerome O’Callaghan, Associate Dean, Arts & Sciences, SUNY Cortland; Henry Steck, Emeritus Professor, Political Science, SUNY Cortland; Andreas Kotelis, Scholar-in-Residence, Clark Center for Global Engagement, SUNY Cortland; Alexandru Balas, Coordinator, International Studies Program, SUNY Cortland.  Book Author: Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Chair, Philosophy Department, SUNY Cortland

April 18:China and the Future of American Hegemony During Trump’s Presidency, Lecture by  Dr. Oguz Dilek (PhD, Keele University) 

April 25: European Union Day Keynote Address: Resolving Cyprus – Peace in the Mediterranean, Lecture by Dr. Andreas Kotelis – Scholar-in-Residence, Clark Center for Global Engagement/Visiting Instructor, International Studies Program

2015-2016

September 15: Entre Les Murs, France. Part of the “Immigration to Europe” Films

September 16: “Turkey & ISIS: A Reliable Ally?” Lecture by Dr. Sinan Ciddi, Director, Institute for Turkish Studies, Georgetown University

September 22: Sleep Dealer, Mexico. Part of the “Immigration in the Americas” Films

September 29: The Intouchables, France. Part of the “Immigration to Europe” Films

October 6: In this World, UK. Part of the “Immigration to Europe” Films

November 10: SUNY and the World: Toward Comprehensive Internationalization of the SUNY System, Lecture by Sally Crimmins-Villela, Assistant Vice Chancellor for Global Affairs of the State University of New York

February 24: Inch’allah Dimanche. Part of the “Immigration to Europe” Films

March 2: Fulbright: The Nation’s Flagship International Exchange Program, Two Lectures by Dr. John Allegrante, Professor of Health Education & Fulbright Program Advisor, Teachers College, Columbia University

March 3: “The UN at 70: Constructing a Balance Sheet” Lecture by Dr. Paul Diehl, President, International Studies Association; Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning, University of Texas-Dallas

March 3: Turning Good Teaching On Its Head: A Thought Experiment, Lecture by Dr. Paul Diehl, President, International Studies Association; Associate Provost, Teaching and Learning, University of Texas-Dallas

March 31: The Class (Entre les Murs). Part of the “Immigration to Europe” Films

April 6: Russia and Its Role in Contemporary Eastern Europe, Lecture by Dr. John Ryder, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success/Provost and Professor of Philosophy, American University of Ras al Khaimah, UAE

April 7: East, West, and In-Between: Universities in the Arab World, Lecture by Dr. John Ryder, Vice President for Academic Affairs and Student Success/Provost and Professor of Philosophy, American University of Ras al Khaimah, UAE

April 12: European Union Day Keynote Lecture “European Union and Belarus", By Larissa Titarenko, Belarus State Univ., Fulbright Scholar at SUNY Cortland

April 13:  “Brazil’s Rio Olympics: Sport Management, Socio-Economics, and Refugees” Panel

2014-2015

November 13: The Ebola Epidemic in West Africa: Etiology and Socio-Cultural Factors. Panelists: Dr. Ben Wodi, Health Department; Dr. Christa Chatfield, Biology Department; Dr. Devin Coppola, Medical Director, Student Health Service; Moderator: Dr. Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for International Education

November 20: 1989-2014 Berlin Wall to Ukraine. From Cold War to Cold War?, by Ionut Lacusta, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

November 21: Working as an International Diplomat, by Ionut Lacusta, Kennedy School of Government, Harvard University

April 6: Democratic Governance and Comparative Fracking Policies in the United States and European Union. Dr. Andreea Maierean, Wilkes University

April 9: ISIS Forum: A State of Crisis. Panelists: Dr. Benjamin De Lee (History, SUNY Cortland) ISIS and the Caliphate; Dr. Alexandru Balas (Clark Center/IST, SUNY Cortland) The Rise and Spread of ISIS; Dr. Andreas Kotelis (International Relations, Zirve University) The Impact of ISIS on its Neighbors; Dr. Sharon Steadman (Soc/Ant, SUNY Cortland), ISIS and Human Rights Violations; Moderator:  Dr. Girish Bhat (History, SUNY Cortland). The Clark Center was responsible for setting up the live web-conferencing system to bring in live on the screen the opinions of Dr. Andreas Kotelis from Zirve University, Gazientep, Turkey.

April 28: Peace and Security in Sub-Saharan Africa. Mali, Central African Republic, and Nigeria. Dr. Martin Welz, Konstanz University, Germany

2013-2014

 October 21: The Arab Spring Between Secularism and Religion, Talk by Dr. Larbi Touaf, Fullbright Scholar at SUNY Cortland & Associate Professor, Universite Mohammed I Oujda, Morocco @ TC3 Room 210 4-5:30 pm (in partnership with TC3)

November 6: Panel on Careers for International Studies Majors @ Moffett 2125 4:30-6pm. Panelists: Tracy Marvin, ESL Instructor; David Hempson, Vice-President, Marietta Corp; Mary Schlarb, International Programs Office, SUNY Cortland; Peter Castro, Associate Professor of Anthropology, Maxwell School, Syracuse University; Michael Goldman, SUNY Cortland MA student, Peace Corps volunteer in Senegal

November 19: The Impact of the Free Trade Treaty, GMOs, and Seed Banks on Farmers in Guatemala @ Old Main Colloquium 220 12-1 pm (in partnership with TC3)

December 4: International Film Screening - Joyeaux Noel (2005)

February 10: Putin’s Games. Sports, Society, Politics, and Economy. Panelists: Alexandru Balas (moderator), Clark Center for International Education; Ted Fay, Sport Management; Yomee Lee Kinesiology; Jing Huang, Associate Professor, School of Physical Education, Southwest University, China; and Susan Rayl, Kinesiology.

February 13: An International Career with the United Nations, Talk by Catherine Bertini, former Director of the United Nations’ World Food Program & Professor at the Maxwell School of Citizenship and Public Affairs, Syracuse University

March 4: Democratization in Eastern Europe and Central Asia 25 Years On, Talk by Dr. Vera Axyonova, Fulda University, Germany. The Clark Center for International Education received a $500 CALS Grant to support with hosting Dr. Vera Axyonova from Fulda University, Germany. Dr. Axyonova was also interviewed by a local radio station from Ithaca about the events in Eastern Europe.

March 4: Presentation “Want to Study Abroad in Germany?”, Dr. Vera Axyonova, Fulda University, Germany

March 18: Presentation “1 Year With Pope Francis” with Bishop Emeritus Matthew H. Clark

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2020-2021

April 5: The Power of Faces: Refugees in Greece, Bangladesh, and Mexico. Presentation by Theresa Menders and Daniel Farber Huang

March 24: After Carceral Feminism – Abolition as a Lived Practice, Saida Hodžić, Ph.D.Associate Professor of Anthropology and Feminist, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Cornell University

March 10: “The Colonization Conundrum: The Place of Indigenous Art in Cultural Heritage, History, and Collections” Lecture by Claire Leggett    

February 24: “Breaking the Horses of the Conquest: Nahua Reactions to Mounted Combat during the Encounter with Cortés”, Lecture by Christopher Valesey     

2018-2019

September 8-9: Workshops with Special Guest Tai Chi Grand Master Dr. Jesse Tsao

September 18: Philosophy Symposium with John Ryder, Provost, American University of Malta

September 22: Second Language Educators Conference, SUNY Cortland

September 24: Fashioning Identities in Japanese Youth Culture: Media, Fantasy, and Gender Play. Lecture by Isaac Gagné, Senior Research Fellow, German Institute for Japanese Studies, Tokyo, Japan

October 11: (Para)Militarism and Displacement in Afro-Colombian Communities. Lecture by Miyela Riascos, Witness for Peace (part of Hispanic Heritage Month)

October 30: Their Spies…Our Spies…Russian Hacking of U.S. Elections. Lecture by John Sipher (Former Senior Officer, CIA)

rch 27: Pink Triangle Legacies: Holocaust Memory and Gay Rights Activism. Lecture by Jake Newsome, Ph.D. (United States Holocaust Museum)

April 18: Tracking Cultural Heritage Destruction in the Middle East & Afghanistan: GIS and Remote Sensing Technologies. Lecture by Anthony J. Lauricella, Interim Director, Center for Ancient Middle Eastern Landscapes, University of Chicago

 

2017-2018

October 23- December 8, 2017: “Incited” Exhibit by Montenegrin artist Blazo Kovacevic – part of 2017 International Celebration events

October 24: Cold Fear- Gay Life in Russia – Film Screening

November 10: India, Dakshina Kannada, and World War I, Lecture by Vishanz Pinto, PhD, Department of History, St. Aloysius College (talk at Ithaca College) – part of 2017 International Celebration Events

November 30: Coming Out (East Germany, 1989) – Film Screening – part of 2017 International Celebration Events

March 22: Mushrooms (Termitomyces) Farmed by Termites in Africa:  Diversity, Utilization, Ethnomycology , Lecture by Dawit Abate, (Professor of Mycology, Department of Microbial and Cellular Biology, Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia)

April 19: In Darkness (2011) – Film Screening – part of the 2018 Holocaust Remembrance Events Series

April 25: Rethinking Poles & Jews: Steps Forward, Steps Backward, Dr. Annamaria Orla-Bukowska, Visiting Fellow at the Skalny Center, University of Rochester – part of the 2018 Holocaust Remembrance Events Series

2016-2017

September 26: Social Suffering and Social Healing in Japan: PTSD, Trauma, and post-Disaster Psychosocial Recovery, Lecture by Isaac Gagné, Visiting Professor, University of Hong Kong -

September 27: Abrazo (Guatemala/US, 2014) – Film Screening

October 19-December 1: “Future of the Past: Reviving Ancient Maya Ceramic Traditions in a Modern Maya Community” Exhibit and Events

November 2: Tsofa (France/Republic of Congo, 2012) – Film Screening

November 3: Building a Career as a  Diplomat, Lecture by U.S. Ambassador Stephen M. Young 

November 3: The Rise of China and Its Effect on U.S and Taiwan: An American Diplomat’s Personal Perspective, Lecture by U.S. Ambassador Stephen M. Young

November 10: 2017 Phi Beta Delta International Honor Society Induction Ceremony

March 22: State-Sponsored Terrorism:  Fact or Fiction? Panel

April 13: Heroism and Cross-Cultural Chivalry: Military Masculinity in 12th Century Crusading Warfare, Lecture by Dr. Matthew Bennett, Emeritus, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

April 25: Tickling Giants (Egypt/USA, 2017) – Film Screening

May 2: African Footballers in Europe, Lecture by Dr. Carl-Gustaf Scott

2015-2016

September 11: Tai Chi for Wellness by Dr. Jesse Tsao 

September 12-13: Learn Taijiquan Bang with Master Jesse Tsao (workshop)

September 22: Cross-Cultural Miscommunication in the K-12 classroom

September 25: Caleb Orosco and Human Rights in Central America, Presentation by Julia Scott, NY Magazine author 

October 22: “Politics of Immigration” Panel

November 5: In the Eye of The Typhoon: Taiwan and The Growing Dispute In The South China Sea, Lecture by Dennis Hickey, Political Science Dept., Missouri State University

February 9: The Growing Danger of Nuclear War and What We Can Do About It, Lecture by Ira Heldfeld, MD, Co-founder and Past President, Physicians for Social Responsibility; Co-President, International Physicians for the Prevention of Nuclear War

March 1: From Arab Spring to Balkan Winter: Self-Immolation and the Politics of Austerity, Lecture by Martin Marinos, Doctoral Student, Department of Communications, Pittsburg University, Screenwriter (Plamen)

March 29: “Ending Genocide in Central Africa and Burma” Lecture by Dr. John Weiss, History Department, Cornell University Wednesday

April 11: AMES Forum: “Migrants and Refugees from Asia:  Should They Stay or Should They Go?” Panelists include: Dr. Scott Moranda (History, SUNY Cortland) - Syrian Refugees in Europe; Dr. Dennis Weng (Political Science, SUNY Cortland) - The North Korean Migrant Crisis; Dr. Lamis Abdelaaty (Political Science, Syracuse University) - Syrian Refugees, Turkey, and Human Rights. Moderator:  Dr. Girish Bhat (History, SUNY Cortland)

April 18: “Through My Eyes” Café Night presented by students from H.W. Smith Elementary School

April 25: I Learn America. Film Screening

April 26: “Welcoming the Stranger” Presented by Dylan Fresco

2014-2015

September 5: Taijiquan and Qiqong: The Ancient Path to Wellness, by Dr. Jesse Tsao 

September 6-7: Learn Chen Style Taijiquan with Master Jesse Tsao (workshop)

November 6: Todd Miller’s book talk on Border Patrol Nation

October-November: Rubble Films Series: Classics of Post-1945 European Cinema (four films: Murders Among Us, Somewhere in Europe, The Third Man, Ashes and Diamonds; and one talk: Memories of a Berlin Boyhood by Henry Steck)

October 22-December 10: “Transcendences” Exhibition. Dowd Gallery Exhibition

February 18: Cross-Cultural Miscommunication: A Panel and Audience Discussion

April 7: Rubble Film Series/Holocaust Memorial Event: A Long Way Home

April 9: The Ukrainian Revolution of Dignity and Ukraine’s Far East. Dr. Zenon Wasyliw, Ithaca College

2013-2014

September 18: Panel on Conflict in Syria: How Should the U.S. Respond?

Panelists: Richard Kendrick (moderator), Director, Institute for Civic Engagement; Alexandru Balas, Director, Clark Center for International Education; Andrew Fitz-Gibbon, Director, Center for Ethics and Peace and Social Justice, and Larbi Touaf, Fullbright Scholar at SUNY Cortland & Associate Professor, Universite Mohammed I Oujda, Morocco. Alexandru Balas, the director of the Clark Center for International Education gave an interview to WBNG-TV Binghamton about the situation in Syria.

October 29: German Film Series, Divided Heaven (Der getelite Himmel) (1964) @ Sperry 305 7pm. Film introduced by Alexandru Balas, director, Clark Center for International Education

October 30: Cross-Cultural Communication Panel @ Moffett 2125 4:30pm. This event was organized by the Institute for Civic Engagement and sponsored by the Clark Center.   

November 5: Cave Archaeology in Western Belize, Talk by Dr. Jaime Awe (Belize) @ Jacobus Lounge, Brockway Hall 4:30 pm

November 5: German Film Series, Goodbye, Lenin (2003) @ Sperry 305 7pm

November 12: German Film Series, Barbara (2012) @ Sperry 305 7pm

November 12: The Challenges to Women’s Full Citizenship in Morocco, Talk by Soumia Boutkhil, Associate Professor, Universite Mohammed I Oujda, Morocco

November 14: German Film Series Talk, Imagining the West from the East, Dr. Michael Richardson, Associate Dean, School of Humanities and Sciences, Ithaca College, @ Sperry 305 7pm

March 5: Cross-Cultural Miscommunication Panel. Alexandru Balas, Director of the Clark Center for International Education, was one of the panelists along with several international students on campus.

March 26: Revolutions Forum. Revolutions: Solutions or…Mistake

Panelists: Robert J. Spitzer (moderator), SUNY Cortland, Political Science Department; Girish Bhat, SUNY Cortland, History Department, Lessons from the Russian Revolution; Alexandru Balas, SUNY Cortland, International Studies Program, Bloody Revolution: Romania in 1989; Gigi Peterson, SUNY Cortland, History Department, The Mexican Revolution: Lasting Effects; Zenon Wasyliw, Ithaca College, History Department, Moment by Moment: Revolution in Ukraine

April 4: Presentation “History Opens Worlds”, Robert Hoffman, SUNY Cortland Alumni

April 17: Remembrance of the Holocaust and Heroism. Film Screening “In Darkness

April 22: Remembrance of the Holocaust and Heroism. “Remembrance and Reconciliation: A Return to Germany from America”, lecture by David Kay, Cornell University

May 1: Inside the International Criminal Court. Speaker: Karen L. Corrie, advisor to the President of the International Criminal Court Assembly of States Parties