From the Black Death to the HIV/AIDS pandemic, major outbreaks have changed society’s power dynamics. What those changes will lead to will only be made clear to us in hindsight.
Medieval scholars are duking it out over the term “Anglo-Saxon” and its historical links to insidious ideas about white superiority.
Viking Age Scandinavians were immigrants who traded with the Muslim world and embraced gender fluidity—everything the alt-right despises.
One hundred years ago this summer, an event at the end of WWI fueled Hitler’s grievances—and fired his bellicose political philosophy.
Medieval Europe was a crossroads of global influence, not a mythical all-white past. The new Notre Dame should reflect that.