Will Weihe is a fifth-year PhD student in German Literature and Culture. He holds an M.A. in German Studies and a B.A. in Religion, both from Florida State University. Will researches theories and representations of revolutionary and counter-revolutionary violence and justice in German literature and film. He focuses on works from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in Germany that he analyzes in the broader context of racial capitalism and modern, European imperialism. His dissertation project, entitled “Race in Revolution: Racial Capitalism and Anti-Imperialism in the Works of Heinrich von Kleist,” examines the creation of modern German identity and thought through contemporary developments of modern race and genocide of non-European peoples.