Constance DeVereaux

is director of the Arts Management Programme at Shenandoah University where she also teaches philosophy. She is the recipient of a Fulbright Senior Specialists Grant in the fields of arts policy and arts management. She is the former director of the Professional Masters Programme in the Humanities at Claremont Graduate University.


In the globalized world of the last fifteen years, “international” has given some ground to the term “transnational”. It is loosely used in formulations like “transnational studies” and “transnational projects”. Avoiding the negative implications of “globalization,” transnational suggests something more fluid, beyond the concept of nation. Lurking in the newer term, however, may be both a threat to the legacy of the international age and also a way of disguising its tenacity.

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