• ""we practice feminist pedagogy here." you will be aware of..."
    - Douglas A Martin
  • "A kind and generous teacher, scholar, and friend. She will..."
    - Bill Westbrook
  • "Jane Marcus introduced me to the work of Rebecca West when..."
    - Carla Charlton
  • "I'm heartbroken that Jane Marcus has died. She was my..."
    - Ingeborg Majer-O'Sickey
  • "Jane was a warrior for women's places in the literary world..."
    - Elizabeth Harris
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Riverside Memorial Chapel
180 West 76th Street
New York, NY


1938-2015. Dearest and beloved wife of Michael, mother of Lisa Marcus, Jason Marcus, and Ben Marcus; grandmother of Hannah Albrecht, Delia Marcus, Cecily Albrecht, Solomon Marcus, and Max Marcus; and mother-in-law of James Albrecht, Heidi Julavits, and Jessica Alan. Distinguished Professor Emeritus at City College of CUNY and the CUNY Graduate Center. Prominent feminist literary critic and scholar. Author of several books and numerous articles and book reviews. Beloved advisor to generations of Ph.D. and Masters students. Guggenheim Foundation fellow. A Memorial Service will be held on Sunday, June 7, at 2:00pm at the Riverside Memorial Chapel, 180 W. 76 St., New York, NY. A prize in feminist studies in honor of Jane Marcus will be established at the Graduate Center of the City of New York. Those wishing to contribute may send donations to: Graduate Center Foundation, 365 Fifth Avenue, Suite 8204, New York, NY 10016.

Published in The New York Times from June 5 to June 6, 2015
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