Danièle Cohn

Prof. Dr. Danièle Cohn

Senior Professor


Danièle Cohn holds a chair for philosophy at the University Paris I - Panthéon Sorbonne and is director of the laboratory for Culture, Aesthetics and Philosophy of Art (CEPA) which is part of the research unity PhiCo (Philosophies Contemporaines EA3562).

She is furthermore member of the scientific committee of the French journals Critique and Nouvelle Revue d'esthétique and on the advisory board (Beirat) of the German Center for Art History in Paris.

As a visiting professor Danièle Cohn has lectured at the following universities: from 2002 to 2010 at the Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, USA, in 2008/2009 and 2010 at the Freie Universität, Berlin and in 2011 at the Università di Palermo. In 2009, 2010 and 2011 she was a visiting scholar at the Getty Research Institute in Los Angeles.

In addition, she regularly works as an editor and translator. She translated the following texts into French: Wilhelm Dilthey (Ecrits d'esthétique, 1994), Erwin Panofsky (Hercule à la croisée des chemins, 1999) and Konrad Fiedler (Sur l'origine de l'activité artistique, 2003 and Aphorismes, 2004). She edited Y voir mieux, y regarder de plus près, autour d'Hubert Damisch, 2003 and Daniel Arasse historien de l'art, 2010. There are several contributions to exhibition catalogues (Pierre Buraglio, John Massey, Eric Cameron, Richard Peduzzi, Anselm Kiefer) and publications, among others, La lyre d'Orphée (1999) and Positions de l'esthétique (2011).

Further information: www.univ-paris1.fr / www.cepa.hypotheses.org

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Prof. Dr. Danièle Cohn