Dr. Olivier Delers

Associate Professor of French



“Imaginaire et mythe africain chez le Marquis de Sade” (forthcoming).

“Adapter Sade en bande dessinée : de l’intermédial au transmédial,” in Transmédialité – Adaptation, Presses Universitaires Blaise Pascal, forthcoming in 2018.

"Whimsical Pornography: Albert Dubout's Illustrations for Sade's Justine." New Perspectives on the Eighteenth Century 13, no. 1 (2016): 4-17

Du mythe au dialogue: Sade et l’érotisme surréaliste,” Mélusine, XXV, 2015.

The Prostitute as Neo-Manager: Sade’s Juliette and the New Spirit of Capitalism,” in Prostitution and Eighteenth-Century Culture: Sex, Commerce, and Morality, eds. Ann Lewis and Markman Ellis, London, Pickering and Chatto, 2011, 127-139.

Additional Publications

Edited Volume:

Making Films That Matter: New Perspectives on Wim Wenders as Filmmaker and Visual Critic, co-edited with Martin Sulzer-Reichel (forthcoming with Northwestern University Press).


Ph.D., University of Michigan

Contact Information

207 Carole Weinstein International Center
(804) 289-8106
(804) 287-6446 (Fax)

Areas of Expertise

18th Century French Studies
Film Studies