Royal Family

  • How Should Popular Culture Convey History?

    by Walter G. Moss

    A recent plot point in Netflix's "The Crown" was based on a falsification of historical events. Historians who want to influence public knowledge of history need to be able to match the narrative appeal of television with a commitment to telling the truth. 

  • Queen's Funeral Reflects Centuries of Ritual

    by Emilie M. Brinkman

    Since the rise of the Tudor dynasty, the occasion of a royal funeral has been an opportunity for the successor to demonstrate their authority by ostentation and pomp in remembrance of a predecessor. 

  • #OprahMeghanHarry

    by Claire Potter

    What, exactly, did we learn about racism from Meghan and Harry's Oprah interview? Perhaps the unspoken parts of the story are important.