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. She is a Mellon Resident Fellow at the Center for the Humanities and an associate professor of English at LaGuardia Community College. Her publications include Beyond Militancy (Columbia 2014), Requiem for Communism (MIT 2003), and articles for the New Left Review, Critical Inquiry, and Grey Room. Scribner has received grants from the National Endowment for the Arts, the Humboldt Foundation, and the DAAD.