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Crossing Borders Festival @ SUNY Potsdam

In the Crossing Borders Festival at SUNY Potsdam, world-class scholars, policymakers, journalists, artists and performers address globalization issues in over 100 events. North Country Public Radio's UpNorth Forum samples a few of the high points.
Complete schedule of the Crossing Borders Festival

Crossing Borders Festival Keynote Address: John Hockenberry

Journalist and author John Hockenberry gave the keynote address at the SUNY Potsdam Crossing Borders Festival Friday, April 2, in Hosmer Hall. The theme of the festival is globalization in the arts, sciences and society. Over 100 presentations and performances marked the event.  Go to full article
Bill McKibben

Crossing Borders: Global Warming and the Human Scale

Bill McKibben has been working on global warming since 1989. McKibben is a journalist, author and environmentalist. That year, his book, The End of Nature, sounded one of the first alarms about global warming. In the years since, science has confirmed his fears, and has predicted alarming consequences of global warming. Martha Foley has more.  Go to full article
Dr. William F. Schulz

Dr. William F. Schulz. Torture, Terror, Tyranny: The State Of Human Rights Today

Dr. Schulz, the executive director of the human-rights watch group Amnesty International USA, addressed the Crossing Borders Festival at SUNY Potsdam, March 28, 2004. His address, sponsored by the SUNY Potsdam Student Government Association, spotlighted changes in the balance between security and liberty since the 9/11 attacks, and drew from his recent book Tainted Legacy: 9/11 and the Ruin of Human Rights. His complete lecture, and audience questions and answers, are included.  Go to full article
Sarah Dolan, as Countess Aurelia

Preview: Madwoman at SUNY Potsdam

The Crossing Borders Festival continues at SUNY Potsdam this weekend with lectures, workshops, exhibits, films and theatrical performances. Potsdam's Dance and Drama...  Go to full article
Activist Martha Ojeda

A Voice of the 'Outsourced'

Widespread concern over the outsourcing of jobs to other countries has put free trade agreements like NAFTA at the center of the political debate in America. One product of...  Go to full article

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