The Seminar not only provides an environment for scholarly presentation and discussion by members and invited speakers but also generates scholarship that is made available to the broader academic community and the general public in published volumes. See references below.


Speaking of Death — America's New Sense of Mortality
Michael K. Bartalos, MD, ed.
Westport, CT: Praeger, 2009
(Selected papers by Seminar Members.)


The Many Ways We Talk About Death in Contemporary Society
Margaret Souza and Christina Staudt, eds.
Lewiston, NY: The Edwin Mellen Press, October, 2009
(Selected papers from the 2008 conference.)

Unequal Before Death
Christina Staudt and Marcelline Block, eds.
Cambridge UK: Cambridge Scholars Publication, 2012
(Selected and edited papers from the 2010 conference.)

Our Changing Journey to the End: Reshaping Death, Dying and Grief in America, Vol. 1 and 2.
Christina Staudt and Harold Ellens, eds.
Santa Barbara CA: Praeger, ABC/CLIO Imprint, 2014
(Selected and edited papers from the 2012 conference with additional chapters by invitation.)