David N. Rodowick. Director of the Carpenter Center for Visual Arts of Harvard University, he is Glen A. Lloyd Distinguished Professor at the University of Chicago. Founder of the Film Studies Program of Yale University and of the Film Studies Department of King’s College (University of London), he has published extensively about aesthetics,, philosophy of art, cinema and intermedia relationships. Among his publications: Elegy for Theory (Harvard University Press, 2013), The Virtual Life of Film(Harvard University Press, 2007), Reading the Figural,(Duke University Press, 2001),Gilles Deleuze’s Time Machine (Duke University Press, 1997), The Difficulty of Difference: Psychoanalysis, Sexual Difference and Film Theory (Routledge, 1991). Forthcoming in 2014 by Harvard University Press Philosophy’s Artful Conversation.