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TEDMED, November 30th – December 2nd, Palm Springs.

Duke University, February 25th,  Durham, NC.

Journal of Law and Policy symposium on Disrupting the Death Care Paradigm, Feb. 23-24 in Winston Salem, North Carolina.





SOLD OUT! Undertaking LA  morticians Caitlin Doughty and Amber Carvaly will be hosting their first workshop on January 15th in Los Angeles. If you are interested in attending upcoming workshops on home death care, please sign up for the Undertaking LA mailing list by following the instructions outlined here.



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Our next Death Salon will take place in Seattle,  September 8-10, 2017. To be notified of programming, ticket sales and updates visit the Death Salon website or sign up for our mailing list.




Urban Death Project
Urban Death Project


Katrina Spade will be participating in Rot: Compost Vs. Surgery on December 3rd in Seattle, and on January 26th Atlas Obscura will be hosting an evening with Katrina, on her Urban Death Project.

Dr. Paul Koundounaris will be discussing Sex Ghosts & Sicilian Catacombs at  the Wagner Free Institute of Science on December 9th for an evening on The Carnal and the Mortal.  

Nora Menkin of People’s Memorial will be holding an end of life planning workshop, Got Your Ducks in a Row?  on December 11th in Seattle.

Cassandra Yonder‘s online course in Community Deathcare will begin in in January. Course details and registration here.





Securing the Shadow: Posthumous Portraiture in America, an exhibition dedicated to an examination of American self-taught portraiture of the 18th and 19th centuries through the lens of memory and loss. October 2016 – February 2017, NYC.

Ebony G. Patterson exhibit, If We Must Die… at the SCAD Museum of Art in Savannah, Georgia through January 1st.

The Kaidan Project will include community engagement events examining the traditional ghost stories that were told to train samurai to help them face their fears of death, through a modern lens and will feature puppet, mask and traditional folk art workshops.

A Traditional Krampus Play featuring the Krampus, Lucifer, butchered children, and the inexorable power of Death. Catch it in Los Angeles on December 11th.

A Will For the Woods screening on December 6th in Boothbay, ME.

Melbourne Cemetery Tour on December 9th in Parkville, Vic.

DED Talks – Ideas Worth Burying hosted by the Science Showoff talent Factory on December 6th in London.

Dying Matters Awareness Week Launch will take place on January 23rd in London.

Six Feet Over, Six Feet Under a panel discussion on the rights of the dying/bereaved, as well as alternative death options will be on February 7th in Ann Arbor, MI.

Lara Downes, The Crypt Sessions Lara will be performing a program, in a crypt, remembering her father and his Harlem childhood on February 1st in NY, NY.

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