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Joshua Jordan

Advanced Lecturer in French
Lowenstein 921G646-868-6381

Fall 2021 Office hours (Lincoln Center): T&F 11:30-12:30; W 11:00-1:00; or appt.


Ph.D. New York University
M.Phil. New York University
D.E.A. Université de Paris-IV La Sorbonne
B.A. University of California-Berkeley


Joshua Jordan's research focuses on 20th/21st-century French poetry, poetic theory and stylistics, and on encounters between literature, politics, and the visual arts and dance. His Ph.D. dissertation was entitled "Henri Michaux and the Means to No End."

Courses taught

  • 2600 - France: History, Culture, Civilization
  • 2001 - French Language and Literature
  • 1501/1502 - Intermediate French I/II
  • 1001/1002 - Elementary French I/II


Joshua Jordan has translated numerous books from the French in theory and philosophy, most recently Étienne Balibar's On Universals (FUP 2020). He won a French Voices Award for his translation of David Lapoujade's Aberrant Movements: The Philosophy of Gilles Deleuze (Semiotexte 2017).