Christoph Strobel

Blog posts by Christoph Strobel:

Hiding in Plain Sight: Legacies of Colonization in New England and the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower
Ear­ly in Novem­ber 1620, after a rough Atlantic cross­ing of about two months, an aging ship called Mayflower arrived in the coastal waters of what we … Continue reading Hiding in Plain Sight: Legacies of Colonization in New England and the 400th Anniversary of the Mayflower

“By the Sword We Seek Peace”: The 1620 Massachusetts State Flag and Legacies in 2020
was late in June 2015. I was on a trip through the south­ern Unit­ed States and decid­ed to take a quick detour to explore the area … Continue reading “By the Sword We Seek Peace”: The 1620 Massachusetts State Flag and Legacies in 2020

Thanksgiving and the Ambiguity of Memory
It was in the late after­noon on Novem­ber 22, 2018. Even by New Eng­land stan­dards, the weath­er was cold and blus­tery. Out­side of a dor­mi­to­ry at … Continue reading Thanksgiving and the Ambiguity of Memory

Teaching the Next Generation – A German Saturday School in the U.S.
It’s Sat­ur­day morn­ing ten after nine. After a half hour dri­ve, my two daugh­ters and I pull into the park­ing lot out­side a school that is … Continue reading Teaching the Next Generation – A German Saturday School in the U.S.