Charity Scribner teaches and writes about European culture. Her fields of specialization are British, French, German, and Polish literature from the nineteenth century to the present, critical theory, and contemporary art. Her publications include After the Red Army Faction: Gender, Culture, and Militancy (Columbia 2014), Requiem for Communism (MIT 2003), and articles for the New Left Review, Critical Inquiry, and Grey Room. She has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Humboldt Foundation, the Fulbright US Student Program, and the Deutscher Akademischer Austausch Dienst.