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Minute Women

Mar 25, 2020

Can't read a word? No problem! Let the Minute Women teach you everything you need to know. This week's episode features Canadian painter Robert Harris and the mystery of his famous painting A Meeting of the School Trustees. The painting depicts a female rural school teacher addressing the male school trustees in a...

Mar 18, 2020

This week, Grace and Linnea explore the life of famous inventor Guglielmo Marconi. They delve into his family history, his work with wireless telegraphs, and the controversy surrounding his achievements (did somebody say fascism?!). Tune in now!

Mar 11, 2020

The history of medicine is terrifying and the only way the Minute Women can truly appreciate the accomplishments of the amazing (and surprisingly handsome) Dr. Wilder Penfield is to trace how epilepsy was treated for the millennia before him. Is it just me, or can you guys smell burnt toast? Tune in now!

Mar 4, 2020

This week, Grace and Linnea explore the origins of basketball and the life of its inventor James Naismith. From hucking rocks to one of the most popular sports in the world, the history of basketball is weird.