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May 2018

   

Guest Columnist

By Nicholas Hartmann, Ph.D., Director of Learning and Civic Engagement The NCSML’s director of learning and civic engagement guides program developments based on understandings and curiosities he developed early in life. Learn about his perspectives and how they affect the NCSML’s programs.  When I was…

Museum Doings

The NCSML has unveiled a new set of lessons based on the dramatic 20th-century history of Czechoslovakia and its culture of dissent and its aftermath, through the Charter 77 movement, to the 1989 Velvet Revolution. These events are not just historical, but relevant and educational,…

Stories of Generosity

“Yes, I have worked hard,” she said, “but that opportunity wouldn’t be there if all those other people before me weren’t as hard-working and resilient as they were. Honoring their tremendous work ethic is easy. I am the beneficiary of all that, and the chances…

Thoughts and Musings

As I listened to Kevin McNamara deliver his presentation based on his book Dreams of a Great Small Nation, which is based on the Czechoslovak Legion’s achievements on the Trans-Siberian railway during Word War I , I also watched the reactions of the audience that…