Regina Karl (Yale U)
“Murderous Hands: A Curious Body Part in Weimar Cinema”
Regina Karl works primarily on 20th-century German and French literature and film with strong interests in media studies and the relationship between technology and the arts. Her publications include essays on Paul Valéry, Rainer Werner Fassbinder and Jeff Walls. The recipient of a Research Grant of the German Center for Art History, Paris (2018-19), she is currently completing a dissertation, Manipulations: The Hand as Symbol and Symptom in the Arts and Literature after 1900.