NEW Teaching Essay: Race in the European Middle Ages

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Book Channel readers will enjoy the newest commissioned essay in our Teaching Essays series. Dr. Geraldine Heng of the University of Texas at Austin has written strategies for incorporating "Race in the European Middle Ages" into art history, literature, religious studies, and history courses. The article includes a bibliography of recommended readings, as well as links to many of the primary sources available online. This essay responds to recent calls for medievalists to re-think the ways they discuss race and diversity in the Middle Ages in their classrooms. 

Read the essay here.