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Grab a cup of tea or coffee and let’s consider new ways to be inspired by history and then bring that inspiration out of the libraries and away from our desks to make a difference and inspire civil conversation.

Links to Podcast Episodes and Extras

Season 1, Episode 5: Heroes & Memory

What Memory? This episode introduces the ideas of “History” – “Memory” – “Collective Memory” to lay a foundation for more discussion about heroes. Sarah uses a story about a recent camping to try to break down the history, memory, collective memory concepts and then shares a brief example from the more distant past, the Battle…

Season 1, Episode 4: Do We Need Heroes?

Do we need heroes? Well, they are a long-standing human tradition, going back to ancient times which suggestions there might be something deeply important to the concept. So…why do we need heroes? Perhaps they make us feel better about ourselves, and perhaps the concept of hero helps to reflect the changing values of individuals and…

Season 1, Episode 3: A List of Heroes?

As we’re digging deeper into the concept of heroes, Sarah shares about how she made a “list of heroes” in her childhood and how thinking back to that moment is important for considering the rise and fall of heroes. We’ll also explore definitions for the word “hero”, laying the groundwork for future episodes. P.S. We…

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