The Anthropocene River Campus Convenes in New Orleans to Examine the Human Impact on the Mississippi
This week, German and American scholars, researchers, artists, and activists are gathering in New Orleans to discuss the historical, social, and ecological impact humans have had on the Mississippi River region.
Mississippi. An Anthropocene River takes the concept of the Anthropocene – the period of history during which humans have been the dominant influence on climate and the environment – into the field. The project, organized by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt in Berlin and the Max Planck Institute, investigates the Mississippi River as an exemplary landscape of global environmental change.
“Mississippi. An Anthropocene River” is a project by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt (HKW) that takes its name from the term “Anthropocene,” which refers to the current geological age during which human activity has been the dominant influence on climate and the environment. Through field-oriented explorations, the project seeks to develop a course of action for mitigating this impact and its effects on daily life in the Mississippi region.
The Goethe-Institut’s Digital Kinderuni is coming to Boston! The Massachusetts Institute of Technology will play host to “A World of Learning,” which will invite hundreds of students from Boston-area schools to have fun while learning more about the Digital Kinderuni.
German Automaker BMW was proud to sponsor the Portland stop of the PopUp Tour and paid tribute to German-American Friendship the best way they knew how – with a Wunderbar Together Special Edition BMW i3!