From the Editors

A year ago, Modernism/modernity , amid excitement and trepidation, launched this platform with the aim of renewing and enlivening the journal and extending its reach—making it possible to include a range of media as integral parts of articles, to introduce innovative new formats for publication and new modes of collaboration, to respond in real time to compelling events, to continue conversations (and take issue) across platforms, to...Read more

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ARTICLES

Is the Trans in Transnational the Trans in Transgender?
Jessica Berman

The Assertion of Coevalness: African Literature and Modernist Studies
Mark DiGiacomo

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FORUMS

Cluster

While Michel Foucault’s History of Sexuality (1976) is known primarily for its pathbreaking description of the emergence of sexuality, it offers an equally important account of modernity. In his history of modernity, Foucault describes a shift from the sovereign’s “right to take life or let live” to the state’s biopolitical concern with “the right to make live and to let die.”

Oct 25, 2016

Discussion

Responses

A venue for responses to articles and other content in Modernism/modernity .

Mar 2, 2016

What Are You Reading?

Re/discoveries

Older books, new again—or encountered for the first time.

Feb 9, 2016

Blog

Surviving Fascism? “Art and Liberty” in Egypt, 1938-1948

“Well this exhibition feels a little too timely,” my colleague Clare Davies posted to Facebook during a November 21, 2016 visit to Art et liberté: Rupture, guerre et surréalisme en Egypte (1938-1948) at the Centre Georges Pompidou in Paris. The exhibit—a major contribution to...

Feb 8, 2017

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