From Round to Square (and back)

For The Emperor's Teacher, scroll down (↓) to "Topics." It's the management book that will rock the world (and break the vase, as you will see). Click or paste the following link for a recent profile of the project:

A new post appears every day at 12:05* (CDT). There's more, though. Take a look at the right-hand side of the page for over four years of material (2,000 posts and growing) from Seinfeld and country music to every single day of the Chinese lunar calendar...translated. Look here ↓ and explore a little. It will take you all the way down the page...from round to square (and back again).
*Occasionally I will leave a long post up for thirty-six hours, and post a shorter entry at noon the next day.

Monday, January 23, 2017

Historical Thought Essay I Spring 2017

On this date on Round and Square's History 
All Classes
Spring 2017

Read all four essays that were assigned for Monday, January 16.

Write an essay of 1,000 words (about three pages) explaining what you think that historical thought (or historical imagination) is

Use specific examples (and quotations) from the essays that were assigned.

Use examples from your own life and study (including your study of history).
In short, think about how many people think about the word "history" (歷史/历史). Then, using what you have learned from Monday's class, Tuesday's lectures [HIST 150], Wednesday's film [HIST 190 and HIST 210], and the four essays...write your own essay that discusses the concept of "historical thought" or "historical imagination."

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Letters are Due (as .pdf files—attach to an e-mail to
by noon on Monday, January 23.

Add the word count and your Beloit College mailbox number to all papers!
[b] Historical Thought (and Memory) RF

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