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.