Dalia Judovitz (‘81-‘82)

National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of French Emory University

Dalia Judovitz, National Endowment for the Humanities Professor of French and Italian received her Ph.D. in French from Johns Hopkins University in 1979. She specializes in seventeenth-century French literature and philosophy as well as modern and post-modern aesthetics. Her authored works include: 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); and The Culture of the Body: Genealogies of Modernity, 2001. Co-editor of Dialectics and Narrative, 1993. Dalia is co-editor of the book series The Body, in Theory: Histories of Cultural Materialism published by The University of Michigan Press. She has recently completed Drawing on Art: Duchamp, Dada, & Co and is currently working on Georges de La Tour: The Enigma of the Visible.