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New Publication: “Death of a Death Scholar” in Bellingham Review

Bellingham Review has published my essay, “Death of a Death Scholar,” in its fall 2012 issue. When my father’s book, Beyond the Good Death, was published, I couldn’t help thinking about how I would apply his anthropological insights into death … Continue reading

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Rituals

Last year my partner’s best childhood friend died of cancer. Arline changed her Facebook profile picture to a photograph of herself and Alma, dancing on the sea wall in Panama in their high school uniforms. She kept that picture up … Continue reading

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