History Lesson: Scholars Take Aim at Racist Views of Middle Ages

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Chair of the Georgia Tech School of Literature, Media, and Communication Richard Utz was recently quoted by the Christian Science Monitor in a story about race and representation for Medieval histortians. 

Here’s an excerpt:

Some feel there should be a stronger separation between academia and politics and object to their colleagues’ more progressive efforts, says Richard Utz, professor of Literature, Media, and Communication at Georgia Tech in Atlanta.

But efforts to purge racial bias have been building momentum, Dr. Utz says, and despite the painful process, some medievalists see a sense of hope emerging.

Read the full story here.

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

Policy, Social Sciences, and Liberal Arts
Richard Utz, School of Literature Media and Communication
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