Isabelle Alfandary -

Isabelle Alfandary is Professor of American Literature at the Université Sorbonne-Nouvelle (Paris-3), France, where she teaches American literature, poetry, American philosophy and critical theory. As Directrice de Programme at the Collège International de Philosophie (CipH), her seminars deal with the intersection of philosophy and psychoanalysis. A specialist of American modernism, she is the author of many articles on American poetry, American philosophy, continental philosophy and psuchoanalysis. She published two books on E. E. Cummings (E. E. Cummings. La minuscule lyrique. Belin, 2002), and on American modernism (Le risque de la lettre: lectures de la poésie moderniste.ENS-Editions, 2012). Her latest book on Derrida and Lacan and the question of writing is forthcoming.