Seminars

  • Founded
    1971
  • Seminar Number
    507

This interdisciplinary seminar critically engages with aspects of death, dying, disposal and grief. Presentations and discussions explore topics from both academic and clinical perspectives in areas as diverse as medicine, psychology, sociology, anthropology, philosophy, religion, law, politics, architecture, and the media. In recent years the seminar has focused on contemporary developments in technology, culture and society. Attendance is maintained at a level that provides members with ample opportunity for active participation.

Seminar Website


Chair
Dr. Christina Staudt
christinastaudt@gmail.com

Rapporteur
Zachary Levine
zjl2104@columbia.edu


All seminars will meet over Zoom for the 2020 fall semester. Meeting links provided upon RSVP. Meeting dates and times are subject to change. 

Meeting Schedule

10/14/2020 Online Meeting
7:00 PM

Gary Laderman, Emory University




11/11/2020 Online Meeting
7:00 PM

Timothy Kirk, York College, CUNY




12/09/2020 Online Meeting
7:00 PM

Stephen Phelps, MDiv, former Senior Minister at Riverside Church




02/10/2021 Location TBD
7:00 PM

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03/10/2021 Location TBD
7:00 PM

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04/14/2021 Location TBD
7:00 PM

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05/12/2021 Location TBD
7:00 PM

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