Broader publics

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Higher Ed


Magazines, webzines, blogs, varia

Dictionaries, handbooks, encyclopedias
  • Encyclopedia of the Bible and Its Reception. Berlin: De Gruyter, 2020: "Medievalism." [invited]

  • The Chaucer Encyclopedia, ed. Richard Newhauser. Oxford: Wiley-Blackwell, 2020: “Philology;” “Robinson, F.N.;” “Strode, Ralph;” “Brink, Bernhard ten;” “Clemen, Wolfgang.” [invited; submitted]

  • The Oxford Dictionary of the Middle Ages, ed. Robert Bjork. Oxford: Oxford UP, 2010: “Ball, John;” “Clanvowe, Sir Thomas;” “Clanvowe, Sir John;” “Everyman;” “Gower, John;” “Hardyng, John;” “Hereward, ‘The Wake’;” “Higden, Ranulf;” “Hoccleve, Thomas,” “Hugh, Little of Lincoln;” “Julian of Norwich;” “Margery Kempe;” “Langland, William;” “Lydgate, John;” “Mandeville’s Travels;” “Mannyng, Robert (of Brynne);” “Paston, Family and Letters;” “Philippa of Hainault;” “Richard Rolle, of Hampole;” “Trevisa, John;” “Straw, Jack;” “Peterborough Chronicle;” “Usk, Adam;” “Metham, John;” “Medievalism;” “Nominalism, Literary.” 

  • The Literary Dictionary and Encyclopedia, ed. Robert Clark, et al. [online]: “Bruce Chatwin: Biography” [July 2001]; “Bruce Chatwin: In Patagonia” [May 2001]; “Bruce Chatwin: The Viceroy of Ouidah” [May 2001]; “Bruce Chatwin: On the Black Hill” [May 2001]; “Bruce Chatwin: Utz” [May 2001]; “Bruce Chatwin: The Songlines” [May 2001]. 

  • Kindler's Neues Literatur Lexikon, Nachtragsband, ed. Walter Jens. Munich: Kindler, 1998: “Marion Zimmer Bradley: The Mists of Avalon;” “Bruce Chatwin: The Songlines;" “Bruce Chatwin: Utz.” 

  • “John Skelton: Here After Foloweth the Boke of Phylyp Sparowe,” Kindler's Neues Literatur Lexikon, ed. Walter Jens. Munich: Kindler, 1996.

  • “In Memoriam Karl Heinz Göller (May 13, 1924-April 22, 2009).” Perspicuitas [online; Jan. 2010].

  • “Otto Gründler: In Memoriam (1928-2004).” Perspicuitas [online; May 2005]; repr. in Medievalism Newsletter 2.1 (2005).


  • "I syng of a Mayden," by Anon. (15th cent.), in: Mother Mary Comes to Me. A Popculture Poetry Anthology, ed. Karen Head and Collin Kelley (Lake Dallas, TX: Madville, 2020). (Middle English into English)

  • “Osnabrück Declaration on the Potential of European Philologies,” by Christoph König, in: Das Potential europäischer Philologien. Geschichte, Leistung, Funktion, ed. Christoph König. Göttingen: Wallstein, 2009. 219-22. (German into English)  

  • “Peter von Kastl: Seine Übersetzung der Consolatio Philosophiae des spätrömischen Philosophen Boethius,” of “Peter von Kastl: Fifteenth-Century Translator of Boethius,” by N.H. Kaylor, for Oberpfälzer Heimat 37 (1993), 67-74. (English into German)

Press mentions, citations
  • Michael Pearson, "llya Kaminsky is One of the World's Top Poets, and He Teaches at Georgia Tech," Georgia Tech News Center, Nov 20, 2019.

  • Michael Pearson, "Poetry@Tech Works to Increase Diversity in Literary Criticism, Publishing," Georgia Tech News Center, Nov 4, 2019.

  • Bo Emerson, "Two Atlanta Poets are Among the Five Finalists for the National Book Award in Poetry," Atlanta Journal Constitution, Oct 29, 2019.

  • Anon., "Faculty from King Mongkut's University of Technology Thonburi Explore Humanities at Georgia Tech," Ivan Allen College News, Oct 23, 2019.

  • Michael Pearson, "Georgia Tech Poet Ilya Kaminsky Named Finalist for National Book Award," Georgia Tech News Center, Oct 7, 2019. 

  • Colleen Flaherty, "It's About More Than A Name," Inside Higher Ed, Sept 20, 2019.

  • Victor Rogers, "Jocelyn Thomas: Administrative Assistant, Beacon for Student-Athletes," Georgia Tech News Center, July 9, 2019.

  • Tom Bartlett, "A Field Goes to War With Itself," Chronicle of Higher Education, June 28,2019.

  • "Ученый объяснил успех "Игры престолов," RIA Novosti, May 19, 2019.

  • "Especialista explica narrativa de escenas sexuales en 'Game of Thrones'," urbanopuebla, May 19, 2019.

  • "Final inesperado: un científico predice cómo podría terminar 'Game of Thrones', Sputnik Mundo, May 18, 2019.

  • Michael Pearson, "humanTech Symposium Identifies Opportunities, Challenges for Humanities at Technological Universities," Georgia Tech News Center, April 4, 2019.

  • Jennifer Schuessler, "Medievalists Joust With White Nationalists. And One Another," New York Times, May 5, 2019.

  • Michael Pearson, Michael Hagearty, Monet Fort, "A Science of Ice and Fire," Georgia Tech News Center, April 10, 2019.

  • Jennifer Borland, "A Medievalist in the Archives: Exploring Twentieth-Century Medievalism at Glencairn," Glencairn Museum News, Feb 14, 2019.

  • Arwen A. Taylor, "Tattooed Vikings, Racial Politics, and the Imaginary Middle Ages // Vikingos tatuados, política racial y la Edad Media imaginaria," Estudios del Discurso 5.1 (2019).

  • Laura Camino Plaza, "Paragdigmas en contacto: el medievalismo en diálogo con la literatura comparada y la literatura mundial," 452°F 20 (2019).

  • Miranda Kaplan, "Knights, Horses, and...Hummus? An Evening at Medieval Times," Serious Eats, February 6, 2019.

  • "How Colleges Are Helping Retool The Labor Force In The Age Of AI," Forbes, November 29, 2018.

  • Paul Sturtevant, "Ripping Anti-Semitism out by its Roots," The Public Medievalist, 20 October, 2018.

  • Noble Ingram, "History lesson: Scholars take aim at racist views of Middle Ages," Christian Science Monitor, 12 September, 2018.

  • Annette Filliat, "Second Cohort of 126 Staff and Faculty Engages in the Inclusive Leaders Academy This Semester," Georgia Tech News Center, 22 March, 2018.

  • Olivia B. Waxman, "Game of Thrones is even changing How Scholars Study the Real Middle Ages," Time, 14 July, 2017.

  • Roz Edwards, "Georgia Tech Professor unearths the racist past of an Atlanta Castle." atlantadailyworld. 5 April, 2017.

  • "Georgia Tech Professor Unearths the Racist Past of an Atlanta Castle." MetroAtlantaBlack. 5 April, 2017.

  • "Q&A with Richard Utz on Medievalism: A Manifesto," ARC Humanities Press, 28 Oct, 2016. 

  • Victor Rogers, "But, But: Allow Me to Interrupt," Georgia Tech News Center, 19 October, 2016.

  • Charles Lein, "Interview with Richard Utz," Medieval Institute Publications/ARC Medieval Press, 4 April, 2016. 

  • Christine Schott, "How to Save Literary Studies," Chronicle of Higher Education, 3 Jan. 2016.

  • Jeff Sypeck, “Ah, you are in your prime, you’ve come of age…” Quid Plura (22 Sept. 2015).

  • Jeanne Baron, "Some 3,000 Medievalists from Dozens of Nations to Gather at WMU," WMU News, May 12, 2015.

  • Richard Garza, "50th International Congress on Medieval Studies Hosted by WMU," Western Herald, May 11, 2015.

  • Victor Rogers, "Buzzwords Dominate Business Communication," Georgia Tech News Center, May 11, 2015.

  • Rebecca Thiele, "50th Medieval Congress Celebrates Congresses Past," WMUK/NPR, May 8, 2015. 

  • Margaret Tate, "LMC Creates 140-Page ‘Calling Card’ with New Book. School Shares Stories of How it Connects Humanities, Technology," Georgia Tech News, January 5, 2015.

  • Kristen Bailey, "New Faculty Find Way through Mentoring," The Whistle (Georgia Tech Faculty/Staff News Online), November 10, 2014. 

  • "Open Access in the Academy," roundtable at 29th Intl. Conference on Medievalism, Georgia Tech, October 2014 [video with Thomas Hahn, Kevin Harty, Leah Haught, J. Britt Holbrook, Fred Rascoe,  Paul Sturtevant, Jesse G. Swan, Robin Wharton, and Richard Utz (chair)]

  • Ivan Allen College 2014 Founder's Day Ceremony, March 2014 [video within the video, begins 4:49 mins into the recording]

  • Piotr Toczyski, "Co studiować, aby być mądrym i bogatym. Na Zachodzie znów chcą humanistów, a u nas? [“What to study to be wise and rich: The West wants the humanities again, so what about us?"], Gazeta Wyborcza, February 24, 2014, 9.

  • Richard Utz, "Open Access and the Digital Humanities," Interview by Fred Rasco, November 1, 2013, WREK Atlanta. (begins c. 7:30 mins into the recording)

  • Anon. German Academic International Network Newsletter, September 2013, 2013.

  • Richard Utz, "Fit for Germany?," Inside Higher Ed, 16 September, 2013.

  • Richard Utz, "The English Prof as Entrepreneur," Inside Higher Ed, 4 March, 2013.

  • Karen Head, "Here a MOOC, There a MOOC: But Will It Work for Freshman Composition?" Chronicle of Higher Education, 24 January 2013.

  • Richard Utz, "The Trouble with English," The Chronicle of Higher Education, 3 January 2013.

  • Rebecca Keane, "Richard Utz Named Chair of the School of Literature, Communication, and Culture," Georgia Tech News Room, 11 May, 2012. 

  • A. Lalomia, "Intervista a Tommaso di Carpegna Falconieri," Scuola e universitá, 12 February, 2012.

  • Courtney Smith, "First Adopters at WMich: How ScholarWorks and SelectedWorks serve a key objective of the English department at Western Michigan University," Digital Commons Subscriber Newsletter (Summer 2011), 3.

  • Ted Yoakum, "WMU Students Give Presentations on the World of English Studies," Western Herald (21 April 2011). 

  • "English Majort Highlighted at Poster Presentation," Targeted News Service (15 April, 2011).

  • Gwen Tarbox, "ENGL 6300 Spring 2011," Course Blog (7 Feb 2011).

  • "English Graduate Wins O'Connor Fiction Award," U.S. Federal News Service (26 Aug., 2010).

  • Robin Wilson,  “Technology Brings the Search Committee Right to your Living Room,” Chronicle of Higher Education (2 May, 2010). 

  • David Alexander, “English Dept. Chair: Get Rid of Fee Cards,” Western Herald (24 Jan., 2010).

  • Melissa Nichols and Fritz Klug, “WMU Part Time Faculty Sets Sights on a Union,” Western Herald (26 June, 2009).

  • Nichole Allen, “Some Skeptical of New Ad Campaign,” Western Herald (30 Oct., 2007). 

  • Volker Breidecker, “Schreibtisch neben den Gewehren,” Süddeutsche Zeitung (May 4, 2007), 16.

  • “King Arthur Scholar to Visit University of Northern Iowa during Rescheduled Conference on Culture and the Medieval King.” UNI Newsroom, Apr 09, 2007.  

  • Friederike Reents, “Frau Muttersprache,” Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung (2 May, 101/2007), N3.  

  • “University of Northern Iowa Launches Online Publication, UNIversitas.” US Fed News Service, Feb. 9, 2006.

  • “Utz Named Hubbard Award Recipient at UNI.” UNI Newsroom, Nov. 2, 2006.  

  • Lindsey Ory, “Universitas Magazine Showcases Graduate Students,” Northern Iowan (21 Feb., 2006).

  • Gwenne Culpepper, “A Man for the Middle Ages,” University of Northern Iowa Magazine 89.1 (Winter 2005), 14.

  • Bridget Eggers, “UNI Professors Collaborate to Honor Respected Colleague,” Northern Iowan (10 Dec., 2004).

  • Frank-Rutger Hausmann, “Shakespeare der Germane,” Süddeutsche Zeitung (April 23, 93/2003), 16.

  • David Keiser, “Utz Named 2003 Scholar,” Northern Iowan (18 Feb., 2003).

  • Katie Hammit, “UNI Professors Receive Regents’ Top Recognition,” Northern Iowan (23 Oct., 2001).

  • J.R. Droll, “Task Force Hopes to Avert Impending Crisis,” Northern Iowan (21 Nov., 2000).

  • Anon., "Book on Medievalism Honors Leslie J. Workman," The Anchor (Hope College, 1999).