Welcome to our calendar of events for 2017, featuring the best death positive events around the globe, including Caitlin’s From Here to Eternity Book Tour!



FALL 2017 – Caitlin will be on tour promoting her NEW BOOK, From Here to Eternity: Traveling the World to Find the Good Death this fall!

You can pre-order the book here.

Caitlin will be making appearances in the following cities:

Los Angeles


San Francisco


Brooklyn (Details TBA)


Washington, D.C. 


Check Caitlin’s NEW WEBSITE for a full listing of book tour events and appearances!

Chicago Humanities Festival, on October 28th, in Chicago. Details to come.

Convening: An Artful Death, on October 29th in Minneapolis.





 Undertaking LA  morticians Caitlin Doughty and Amber Carvaly host death care workshops in Los Angeles. If you are interested in attending please sign up for the Undertaking LA mailing list by following the instructions outlined here. You can read a bit more about the workshops in Taking Care Of The Dead At Home, And Other Matters Of Mortality on LAist.



Death Salon is the event series of The Order, that brings together independent thinkers engaged in the exploration of our shared mortality by sharing knowledge and art. Our next Death Salon will take place in Seattle,  September 8-10, 2017. Programming can be viewed here. Tickets are no longer available for Death Salon: Seattle. To be notified of future events, please sign up for our mailing list.




Cassandra Yonder will be teaching BEyond Yonder Virtual School for Community Deathcaring in CanadaSession 4 of the core 12 week program begins Sept 11 2017.

Joanna Ebenstein will be at the following events: 

Interiority: An Exploration of the Inward Gaze: An Interdisciplinary Talk Series on September 15th & 16th, in London.

A Look at Walter Potter’s Curious World of Taxidermy with Joanna Ebenstein, October 10th, in London.

Death: A Graveside Companion: Book Launch Party Devoted to the Intersections of Art and Death. October 18th, in London

Book Release Party for Death: A Graveside Companion: A Day-Long Symposium Devoted to the Curious Intersections of Art and Death. On October 28th, in Brooklyn, NY.

Book Talk: Death: A Graveside Companion November 2nd, in Brooklyn, NY.

Death, Beauty, and Metaphysics: Art, Science and Memento Mori in Early Anatomical Representation. November 9th in Brunswick, ME.

Jim Doran will be part of the The Great Mystery Show , opening October 7th, in Baltimore, MD.

Landis Blair will be at the following events:

The Hunting Accident Book Launch, September 19th, in Chicago, IL.

Barnes & Noble event and signing for The Hunting Accident, October 1st, in Chicago.

New York Comic Con, Panel discussion: Illustrated Narrative Embraces and Enhances the Real World,
The panel will be followed by a signing for The Hunting Accident. October 6th, NY,NY.

Authors on Tap, Landis Blair and David Carlson in conversation about The Hunting Accident. October 23rd, Oak Park, IL.

Chicago Humanities Festival: Caitlin Doughty and Landis Blair talk about From Here to Eternity

Dr. Lindsey Fitzharris will be reading from her new book, The Butchering Art, followed by a signing on October 22nd in Los Angeles, CA.

Please check Dr. Fitzharris’ website for other book tour events.





Calabria, U.K. Premiere. Calabria is a road movie featuring two undertakers and a hearse. See it at the Open city Doc Festival, on September 9th in London.

The Festival of Death and Dying  will feature workshops, talks, performances and more. September 9th & 10th in Melbourne and October 7th & 8th in Sydney, AUS.

Doors Open Day at the Anatomical Museum .Enjoy this special opportunity to visit this beautiful museum. September 23rd in Edinburgh, U.K.

Drawing Anatomical Anomalies is a six week drawing course that will  provide a unique opportunity to draw from the Mütter Museum’s collection of anatomical specimens and models. Beginning October 2nd in Philadelphia., PA.

London Month of the Dead is a series of 36 different events investigating Lodon’s relationship with its deceased residents.