From the Editors

I woke up yesterday morning to find my Twitter feed in an uproar, with outraged UK academics piling on to disparage, rebut, and generally mock the comments of Andrew Adonis, Chairman of the National Infrastructure Commission, on the subject of the “sacrosanct” academic “ 3 mth summer holiday .”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?

Recent Scholarship

A What Are You Reading? forum on recent publications in the field.

Feb 9, 2016

Blog

Whither Politics? Photography and Protest in the “Provoke Era”

When the photography exhibit Provoke: Photography in Japan between Protest and Performance, 1960-1975 began its tour of Europe and the United States in January of 2016, its relevance to the contemporary moment was unclear.

Jul 20, 2017

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