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Remembering Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick


 esedgewick3.jpgStaff at the Library were deeply saddened today by news of the passing of pioneering scholar, and LGBT Committee Ambassador, Eve Kosofksy Sedgwick. Sedgwick's breakthrough studies, like Between Men: English Literature and Male Homosocial Desire and Epistemology of the Closet, transformed LGBT scholarship across the humanities. She taught us to read in a whole new way---not to read homosexuality as much as the productive power of its invisibility. She also radically widened the possibilities of scholarship with deeply personal, vulnerable, autobiographical thinking, like her essay "White Glasses." An entire generation of scholars are deeply in her debt. 


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thank you for remembering her

thank you for remembering her so soon, while she is still in bardo. she hasn't finished leaving us, and we must make sure she never really does.

I really like the fresh

I really like the fresh perpective you did on the issue. Really was not expecting that when I started off studying. Your concepts were easy to understand that I wondered why I never looked at it before. Glad to know that there’s an individual out there that definitely understands what he’s discussing. Great job!

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