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Dalia JudovitzProfessor Emerita of FrenchNational Endowment for the Humanities


Ph.D. in French, The Johns Hopkins University, 1979


Dalia Judovitz, National Endowment of the Humanities Professor Emerita of French. (Ph.D. in French, The Johns Hopkins University, 1979). Seventeenth-century French literature, philosophy and art; modern aesthetics.

Author of Subjectivity and Representation in Descartes: The Origins of Modernity, 1988; Unpacking Duchamp: Art in Transit, 1995; Déplier Duchamp: Passages de l’art (Fr. Trans., 2000); The Culture of the Body: Genealogies of Modernity, 2001; Drawing on Art: Duchamp & Company, 2010 and Georges de La Tour: The Enigma of the Visible, 2018. Co-editor of Dialectics and Narrative, 1993. Co-editor of the book series The Body, in Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism published by The University of Michigan Press, 1990-2006. 


Subjectivity and Representation in Descartes Unpacking Duchamp The Culture of the BodyDrawing on Art: Duchamp & CompanyGeorges de La Tour