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Race, Gender, Sexuality in the Pre-Modern: A Guide to Research Resources

A preliminary guide designed to help faculty decolonize their Premodern syllabi and help students explore beyond Western, canonical histories.

In the News and on the Blogs

Scholarly conversation happens both within and outside the academy, and the ways we talk about our varied histories shapes contemporary public discourse. Below you will find a preliminary and selected list of public scholarly conversations about race, identity and the Premodern.

Blog Posts and Articles About Premodern Scholarship and Race or Identity

#MoreVoices: Citation, Inclusion, and Working Together, Jonathan Hsy, In the Middle, June 13, 2017


Medievalists, Recoiling from White Supremacy, Try to Diversify the Field, J. Clara Chan, Chronicle of Higher Education, June 16, 2017

Public Medievalism and the Rigor of Anti-Racist Critique, Sierra Lomuto, In the Middle, April 4. 2019

Racism, Medievalism, and the White Supremacists of Charlottesville, Josephine Livingston, New Republic, August 15, 2017.

Some thoughts on AIA-SCS 2019, Dan-el Padilla Peralta, Medium, January 7, 2019


White People Explain Classics to Us: Epistemic Injustice in the Everyday Experiences of Racial Minorities, Yung In Chae, EIDOLON, February 5, 2018

White Supremacists Have Weaponized an Imaginary Viking Past. It's Time to Reclaim the Real History, Dorothy Kim, Time Magazine, April 15, 2019

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