Keywords:editorial, Early Theatre, equity in scholarly publishing, antiracist practices, essay prizes
This Editorial summarizes changes to the journal's practices and policies in connection with equity-focused, antiracist conversations prompted in part by the RaceB4Race executive board’s June 2020 open letter calling for structural changes in scholarly publishing within medieval and early modern studies. It also announces the journal's 2021 essay prize winners.
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