“How I Talk about Activism without Talking about Activism”, Laura Hartmann-Villalta on Modernism/modernity

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Poster of a tearful mother and child in foreground with bombed-out building and war planes overhead in background. Footer: “What are you doing to prevent this?”
Unknown author, 1937. Courtesy Wikimedia Commons.

In this piece published on Modernism/modernity, Laura Hartmann-Villalta writes about her experience making sense of where her work might fit, both into the world of scholarship and the wider world in which scholarship takes shape, and how that led her to defend the cause of the humanities.

Read the Modernism/modernity piece.