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“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” Field Station #3: Industry, Indigeneity, and Empire

The third Field Station, “Anthropocene Vernacular,” will feature the work of artists, researchers, and community organizers. Through a series of projects, they will tell the multigenerational story of how this region’s people have cultivated a distinct everyday culture in the midst of the intense convergence of social, environmental, and economic crises.

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German Chancellor Angela Merkel Honored by Harvard University at its 2019 Commencement Ceremony

This week, German Chancellor attended the 368th commencement ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. During the morning exercises, Chancellor Merkel was awarded an honorary Doctor of Laws degree by the historic American university. In the afternoon, Chancellor Merkel delivered the commencement address for 20,000 graduates, faculty, and guests.

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Students and Teachers Gather in Chicago to Find Sustainable Solutions for the Future

This May, 300 students and teachers from across the US gathered at Loyola University in Chicago for the Sustainability Summit to learn about sustainability and find solutions for climate change and other environmental topics.

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The Digital Kinderuniversity Launches at the Sustainability Summit in Chicago

Students and educators gathered in Chicago, Illinois for this year’s Sustainability Summit, where the Goethe-Institut launched the Digital Kinderuniversity, a free, innovative educational project that allows students to learn German while exploring the fascinating world of science through 30 interactive STE(A)M lessons.

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The WanderbUS Stops in Chicago

The WanderbUS brought its exciting program of interactive technology and fun language games to Hayt Elementary School in Chicago, Illinois. This time, Johannes Ebert, Chairman of the Board for Goethe-Institut, attended the event to meet with students and join in on the fun!