Scholar Spotlight: Nahir Ivette Otaño Gracia

Learn how a comparative literature class on the Vikings ignited a scholar’s passion for Medieval Studies an ocean away in Puerto Rico.

In this episode of Scholar Spotlight, historian Nahir Ivette Otaño Gracia explains how her research on Medieval Arthurian texts is surfacing the way stories change between cultures of the global North Atlantic. Nahir shares how her passion for a field known to many as a “White space” is powering her pursuit to uncover the diversity that underpins this fascinating period in European history.

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