The 11th annual Boston University Eve Kosofsky Sedgwick Lecture in Gender & Sexuality Studies will be delivered by Dr. Heather Love at 5pm on March 30, 2023. Dr. Love’s talk is titled “To Be Real: The Passion of the Self in Queer Writing.” The talk will be given at Boston University and recorded for future viewing.
Heather Love is Professor of English at the University of Pennsylvania. She received her A.B. from Harvard and her Ph.D. from the University of Virginia. She is the author of Feeling Backward: Loss and the Politics of Queer History (Harvard) and the editor of a special issue of GLQ on Gayle Rubin (“Rethinking Sex”) and the co-editor of a special issue of Representations(“Description Across Disciplines”). Underdogs: Social Deviance and Queer Theory (University of Chicago Press) came out in Fall 2021.