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Historical Appropriation Among Far-Right Extremists


Historical Appropriation Among Far-Right Extremists

Thursday, December 10, 2020
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In this video, Brandeis University Assistant Professor of English Dr. Dorothy Kim discusses the use of Viking culture and symbols among white supremacists, Eidolon Editor-in-Chief Dr. Donna Zuckerberg explores the use of ancient Greek and Latin texts among online male supremacists, and START Senior Researcher Dr. Elizabeth Yates offers examples of famous violent extremists and how these historical claims are made clear in their writing. Disclaimer: The views expressed in this video are the speaker’s own and do not necessarily reflect the views of START, the University of Maryland or the United States government. Please send an email to start-events@umd.edu to receive a link to a recording with closed captions.

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