On March 28, we held a memorial in Jean Anyon‘s honor at the CUNY Graduate Center. It was an amazing tribute — packed with speakers who made us laugh, cry, and think about her important contributions to research on the political economy of education. I think she would have been glad it wasn’t a completely somber event, though many of us shed tears throughout. I couldn’t help it — I still miss her every single day. She was, as Michelle Fine put it, great at “momtoring” her students.
I made a video to share at the memorial, and have been meaning to post it on this blog: