EVE KOSOFSKY SEDGWICK

What I'm proudest of, I guess, is having a life where work and love are impossible to tell apart.
- Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick

Welcome to the Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick website!

Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick (1950-2009) was a poet, artist, literary critic and teacher. She is perhaps best known as one of the originators of Queer Theory. Her work and her example continue to have a significant effect in shaping the lives and thought of many people.

This website offers an introduction to Sedgwick’s Life and Work. Our Commentary section includes papers and videos from several conferences about her work, as well as links to commentaries external to our website. The Blog carries news about relevant events and publications.

More information, including how to contact us, is in our About section. We would love to hear from you!