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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.

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Dr. Christina Staudt

Zachary Levine

All seminars will meet over Zoom for the 2020-2021 academic year. 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

Sherry Schachter, Cavalry Hospital

12/09/2020 Online Meeting
7:00 PM

Stephen Phelps, MDiv, former Senior Minister at Riverside Church

02/10/2021 Online Meeting
7:00 PM

Lee Webster, Green Burial Council

03/10/2021 Online Meeting
7:00 PM

Timothy Kirk, York College, CUNY

04/14/2021 Online Meeting
7:00 PM


05/12/2021 Online Meeting
7:00 PM