Sponsored by the NCSS Asia Community.
China’s expanding political and economic influence impacts not only its interactions with the U.S. and Japan, but also the U.S.-Japan relationship. Join Dr. Patricia Maclachlan from the University of Texas at Austin as she explores changes in the U.S.-Japan strategic and economic partnership in the context of a rising China.
Sponsored by the NCSS Canada Community.
Establishing boundaries has been arbitrary. U.S./Canada and U.S./Mexico collaborated to create national/International parks. Examining four trans-boundary parks will show North America’s evolution of ideas about wilderness and permeable, changing boundaries.
Sponsored by the Human Rights Education Community.
International human rights and humanitarian laws call on governments to protect the wellbeing of children regardless of their civil status. Yet child refugees, migrant children and children living in immigrant families threatened with deportation continue to experience physical and psychological trauma both along the border and throughout the United States. What are the consequences–for the children, their families and our national integrity? What civic lessons are being taught and learned along the border?