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. Field Station #5 focuses on the spatial politics of both urban and rural sites between Memphis, Jackson, and New Orleans, investigating its major ramifications on human bodies and the broader landscape.
At this year’s 10th annual German American Business Day, the German American Exchange (GAE) celebrated ten years of internships in Germany for American students. The GAE strives to be more than an exchange program by highlighting the growing importance of the economic relationships between Europe and the USA by facilitating direct experience in working environments abroad.
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. Field Station #4, Confluence Ecologies, aims to bring a regionally focused lens to the globally entangled Anthropocene condition.
How do you envision the future of your career? In her Instagram diary @zukunftlikefuture German Maja Frank travels across the United States to ask young people about the future of work.
The Transatlantic Outreach Program (TOP) provides North American educators of social studies and STEM subjects, as well as workforce decision makers, with classroom materials, workshops, virtual exchanges, and study tours. This guest blog post was written by 2018 TOP fellow and South Carolina educator Kirstin Bullington about how she plans to teach her students differently about Germany following her time abroad on a TOP study tour.