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 BattleContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 5: Heroes & Memory”
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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 andContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 4: Do We Need Heroes?”
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. WeContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 3: A List of Heroes?”
Season 1, Episode 2: Heroines & History
It’s Women’s History Month, so let’s chat about the ladies of the past. Why aren’t there so many “legendary” women? How can we strive to include women’s stories into the conversation about history? Sarah Kay Bierle shares some examples, stories, and ideas in this new episode. Content: Women’s History Month! Let’s talk about women andContinue reading “Season 1, Episode 2: Heroines & History”