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“Anthropocene Drift” is a collaborative, experiential research-creation project co-led by Sarah Kanouse, Northeastern School of Architecture faculty member Nicholas Brown, and University of Illinois professor Ryan Griffis sponsored by the Haus der Kulturen der Welt’s Mississippi: An Anthropocene River. We have produced two public projects to be release September 25, 2019. The first is “Field Guides to the Anthropocene Drift,” a series of artful guidebooks, each responding to a different cultural and/or scientific aspect of the Anthropocene in this geographical region. The second component is “Over the Levee, Under the Plow,” a four day mobile symposium that positions the agro-engineering of rural America within the broader framework of settler colonialism in order to attend to the historical, political and epistemic roots of the agricultural and environmental crisis. A flexible gathering space was designed by Kanouse and Brown to accompany the seminar. Unfolding in small towns around the Mississippi River, the program brings together agroecologists, Native leaders, local residents, international scholars for a series of events, tours, and small group discussions to better understand the origins of the present engineered landscape and to build alliances for more just and sustainable alternatives.