70 Years Minima Moralia

Unity in Suffering


  • Nicholas Baer University of Groningen




Adorno, Minima Moralia

Author Biography

Nicholas Baer, University of Groningen

Nicholas Baer is Assistant Professor of Film Studies in the Department of Arts, Culture, and Media at the University of Groningen and Junior Fellow at the Alfried Krupp Institute for Advanced Study in Greifswald. He has co-edited two volumes of film and media theory: the award-winning The Promise of Cinema: German Film Theory, 1907–1933 (University of California Press, 2016) and Unwatchable (Rutgers University Press, 2019). Baer has published on film and media, critical theory, and intellectual history in journals such as Film Quarterly, Leo Baeck Institute Year Book, Los Angeles Review of Books, Public Seminar, and October, and his writings have been translated into six languages. At present, he is completing a monograph, Historical Turns: Weimar Cinema and the Crisis of Historicism, which examines films of the Weimar Republic in relation to the “crisis of historicism” that was widely diagnosed by German intellectuals in the interwar period.



How to Cite

Baer, Nicholas. 2021. “Unity in Suffering”. Krisis | Journal for Contemporary Philosophy 41 (2):63-64. https://doi.org/10.21827/krisis.41.2.38243.



70 Years Minima Moralia