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RIP Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

I just found out she passed away yesterday. What a loss.

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windsweptvoid
Apr. 13th, 2009 07:30 pm (UTC)
serious serious frowny face
raggedclause
Apr. 13th, 2009 07:34 pm (UTC)
Oh man. I had no idea.
perihelia
Apr. 13th, 2009 07:42 pm (UTC)
the gc sent us an email about it this morning. she'd been battling cancer for years, but continued to teach/work/write.
whistling_woman
Apr. 13th, 2009 07:53 pm (UTC)
Oh shit. That's awful. RIP lady. You were awesome.
afiresong
Apr. 13th, 2009 07:54 pm (UTC)
i literally just did a presentation on her in class this morning and had no idea. a really terrible loss.
amugofcoffee
Apr. 13th, 2009 07:58 pm (UTC)
Oh no! I'm writing about masculinity this week, too. I am really bummed.
eaw0929
Apr. 13th, 2009 08:10 pm (UTC)
Though I've never met her, Sedgwick was very important to me academically. This makes me incredibly sad.
annabel_lee_43
Apr. 13th, 2009 09:05 pm (UTC)
Same. _Touching Feeling_ was an awesome book.
annabel_lee_43
Apr. 13th, 2009 08:27 pm (UTC)
Wow, this is really horrible. At least it's gotta mean something if you go on Easter.

Thank you for letting us all know.
hyacinthegirle
Apr. 13th, 2009 08:33 pm (UTC)
oh dear :( She was completely amazing.
the_lisbon_girl
Apr. 13th, 2009 10:12 pm (UTC)
Oh wow, this is very sad.
studyincontrast
Apr. 14th, 2009 03:21 am (UTC)
That's so sad! She was fantastic.
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