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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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World Leaders Gather in Portsmouth, United Kingdom to Commemorate the 75th Anniversary of D-Day

On June 5, German Chancellor Angela Merkel and US President Donald Trump joined World War II veterans and the heads of state of 13 other countries for a moving ceremony dedicated to those who stormed the beaches of Normandy as a part of Operation Overlord. The efforts of these brave soldiers led to an Allied victory that turned the tide of the war on the continent and built the foundation for our current German-American friendship.

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Hertha BSC Tears Down Walls with the Twin Cities German Immersion School

This year, the city of Berlin is celebrating 30 years of unity after the fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989. Hertha BSC, the city’s premier soccer club, celebrated this anniversary and advocated for a tolerant, open-minded world with the Tear Down Walls Tour through the United States.

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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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MUTEK.SF Festival Highlight: DÖKK

MUTEK.SF brought artists from around the world on the cutting edge of music and art to the Bay Area. Wunderbar Together partnered with the festival to present Dökk, an innovative digital and performance art piece and festival highlight.