death

November book discussion: Anita Hannig’s The Day I Die

Our next book discussion will be on Anita Hannig’s The Day I Die: The Untold Story of Assisted Dying in America (Sourcebooks, 2022) on Friday, November 10, 12-1pm (Eastern, North America). About the book: Lyrical and lucid, sensitive but never sentimental, The Day I Die tackles one of the most urgent social issues of our […]

November book discussion: Anita Hannig’s The Day I Die Read More »

“Time is no longer a river”: Reflections on life, death, and youth in the digital age

This post is part of the Life Course Collaborative Research Network blog exchange, also available on the website of ACYIG. To see all of the posts in the series, click here. In a recent editorial about how our “overdocumented lives” are making it more difficult to let go of the past, Susanna Schrobsdorff writes: Most

“Time is no longer a river”: Reflections on life, death, and youth in the digital age Read More »

Growing old and growing up: Teaching and learning about death

This post is part of the Life Course Collaborative Research Network blog exchange, also available on the website of ACYIG. To see all of the posts in the series, click here. In 2004, as part of my research regarding the beliefs in ‘strigoi’ (a term referring to dead people who come back to harm and

Growing old and growing up: Teaching and learning about death Read More »

AAGE guide to the meetings: American Anthropological Association, Dec 3-7, 2014

Every five years or so, the AAA meetings fall a little later in the year, making us wish the meetings were some place warm (remember New Orleans 2010?) rather than a city with an average December HIGH of about 47F degrees (remember Philadelphia 2009?). Nonetheless, it is sure to be a good turnout this year,

AAGE guide to the meetings: American Anthropological Association, Dec 3-7, 2014 Read More »

Scroll to Top