Christi­na Ger­hardt is a vis­it­ing schol­ar at Colum­bia Uni­ver­si­ty who is fin­ish­ing Cri­tique of Eth­i­cal Vio­lence: The Trau­ma of Ter­ror­ism, a book about the rep­re­sen­ta­tions of the Red Army Fac­tion in lit­er­a­ture, art and film. Her arti­cles have appeared in The Brook­lyn Rail, The Nation and the San Fran­cis­co Chron­i­cle.
Romancing the Terrorists
The Baader Meinhof Complex glamorizes a Cold War-era German terrorist group without questioning its politics and violence.