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>Call for Submissions for a Special Theme Issue of Seminar
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>Questioning the RAF: The Politics of Culture
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>In the last ten years, there has been a remarkable increase in the 
>number of artistic and literary works dealing with the Red Army 
>Faction. The controversial exhibition at the KunstWerke in Berlin in 
>2005 brought many of these works together and also gave rise to a 
>number to highly charged and ideologically divisive debates about 
>the RAF and its afterlife.
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>Along with the rise in artistic productions in the arts, film, and 
>literature, there has also been a rise in academic production in 
>connection with the RAF. There have been RAF panels at the MLA and 
>the GSA and conferences devoted to the RAF were held in England and 
>at Harvard. Scholars have begun to examine the representations of 
>the RAF and the militant left while reflecting on such issues as 
>radicalism, nationalism, counter-culture, and political violence. 
>The aim is to gain a better understanding of the function of the 
>myriad of narratives about the RAF within the context of 
>contemporary German society.
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>This special issue of Seminar seeks to bring together contributions 
>on various aspects of the current debates. Contributions are sought 
>that reflect on a variety of discourses about the RAF including in 
>literature, film, art, public debates, scholarly discourses, and the 
>media. Aiming to establish an international and interdisciplinary 
>dialogue, this special issue invites contributions from a broad 
>spectrum of disciplines.
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>Colleagues are invited to submit papers for anonymous peer review.
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>Please direct submissions or inquiries to the guest editor. Send 
>abstracts (250 words) no later than  June 31. Completed essays will 
>be due 31 December 2008:
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>Karin Bauer, Guest Editor
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>Department of German Studies
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>688 Sherbrooke W, Suite 425
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>McGill University
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>Montreal, Quebec H3A 3R1
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>(514)398-3647
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