FOCUS OF THE SEMINAR

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.

HONORARY SEMINAR CHAIR

Michael K. Bartalos, M.D.

bartalosmk@verizon.net

SEMINAR CHAIR

Christina Staudt, Ph.D.

christinastaudt@gmail.com

RAPPORTEUR

Manpreet Kaur

mpb2160@tc.columbia.edu

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