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In Her Words: Vera Wells ‘71

In Her Words: Vera Wells ‘71

VERA WELLS>> My name is Vera Wells, Class of 1971. In the spring of my junior year I looked around and realized I mainly had white male professors. OK, I’ve got some black male professors here… but there were no black women teaching. That’s when I proposed and wrote that the course outline for the …

Why are period dramas so white?

Why are period dramas so white?

To a lot of people, especially outside the UK, this is what British history looks like. It’s a genre of film and TV that us Brits have become very good at. And it’s popular at home too. But there is a problem with this vision of British history. It’s often almost entirely white. Some of …