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Fat Art Thin Art: Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as a Poet

Friday 14 February 2014, 1.00PM to 6.30pm

To celebrate Queer History month, Valentine's day, and the twentieth anniversary of the publication of Fat Art Thin Art, the Centre for Modern Studies is delighted to host an afternoon soiree to discuss Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick as a poet. The afternoon will feature a number of short position papers on different aspects of Sedgwick's poetry, including A Dialogue on Love, as well as a performance of Pandas in Trees.

Confirmed speakers so far include: 

  • Fiona Anderson (University of York)
  • Mary Baines Campbell (Brandeis University)
  • Meg Boulton (Freelance Scholar)
  • Angus Brown (Jesus College, Oxford)
  • Jason Edwards (University of York)
  • Nicole Devarenne (Dundee)
  • Katie Kent (Williams College)
  • Monica Pearl (University of Manchester)
  • Simon Watney (Freelance Scholar)
  • Ben Westwood (Freelance Scholar) 

Attendance is free and open to everyone. For more information, please email

Location: The Treehouse, Berrick Saul Building