by Injee Hong It's hard to believe that I’m saying this, but we are already at the end of our fall semester here at Centre College. To say that Block 2 flew by would be a major understatement. The opportunity to have an entire six-week block dedicated solely to my history major definitely contributed… Continue reading Goodbye Fall 2020 & Reflecting on my History Major
by Injee Hong World War II is a topic that I have had quite a lot of contact with over the course of my history career, whether it was through U.S., European, or world history courses. However, during the third week of this past block, I had the opportunity to look at this war I… Continue reading New Perspective on WWII
By Injee Hong Anybody who tries on my eyeglasses for fun is shocked when they see just how bad my vision is. It is amazing to think that the very same glasses that give me such clarity distort the world for other people. You’re probably wondering why I’m starting this week’s post with a discussion… Continue reading The Responsibility of Crafting Narratives
In this episode of the Centre Trail podcast, I spoke with Dr. Egge about teaching HIS 500 (History Seminar) in the midst of a global pandemic. She explains how she restructured the course and lessons she has learned along the way. https://anchor.fm/centre-trail-history-podcast/embed/episodes/Episode-31-HIS-500-in-a-Global-Pandemic-emnlea
We are back! This is our first post of 2020. As you may or may not know, we have an intensive CentreTerm here at Centre College every January, and as both Tara and I taught classes during this term, I am afraid that the website got an extra few weeks tacked on to its winter… Continue reading Hello Spring 2020!
Well folks, that's it for me! 'Tis the end of the semester, so I will be signing off (for now). Hopefully I'll be back in the spring with a podcast or two! I am actually hoping to tour the Waverley Hills Sanatorium so maybe I'll have a follow-up podcast for you all on that! Thank… Continue reading Goodbye for Now!!
Happy Thanksgiving! (almost). I hope you all are ready for the holiday where it is acceptable to gain 10 pounds all in one meal. I know I am. I thought it would be a good time to discuss the holiday of Thanksgiving. Sure, you've all heard the same story since first grade: the pilgrims sailed… Continue reading Pilgrims v. Puritans: An Epic Showdown
Greetings! For this week's blog, I had the opportunity to sit down with Dr. Sara Egge, an Associate Professor of History at Centre College, to talk about her award winning book, Woman Suffrage and Citizenship in the Midwest. Q: What is your book about? A: The book is about the woman suffrage movement in the… Continue reading A Discussion with Dr. Sara Egge