Archive for

On Teaching – World-Systems Theory and The Hunger Games

I teach a basic version of world-systems theory in a 100-level anthropology class. I go through the three labor sectors, extraction vs. heavy industry vs. financial services, colonialism and capital investment in infrastructure, travel control and citizenship, core-periphery relations, etc. Some students struggle to keep up. Some eyes glaze over. Later in the semester I’m … Continue reading

On Teaching – Teaching America Project

Teaching America is a new project that wants to bridge the gap between university learning at American Studies Leipzig and high school instruction in the region of Saxony, Germany. Our goal is to make new media content on American topics more available to high school teachers in the region as well as to train American … Continue reading

AMSJ Twitter

Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 3,378 other followers