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.