Don't Be Snobs, Medievalists

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Richard Utz, chair and professor in the School of Literature, Media, and Communication, wrote an article for The Chronicle of Higher Education where he discusses future of medievalism as an academic field.

He argues:

"The future of the field may depend on reconnecting it to the powerful fascination among our students and the general public."

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Richard Utz has taught a wide range of topics, from Geoffrey Chaucer's medieval poetry through Bruce Chatwin's postmodern prose, and his scholarship centers on medieval studies, medievalism, the interconnections between humanistic inquiry and science/technology, reception study, and the formation of cultural memories and identities.

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Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts, School of Literature, Media, and Communication

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  • Created By: Rachel Miles
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  • Created On: Aug 24, 2015 - 11:00am
  • Last Updated: Oct 7, 2016 - 10:27pm