Post-Baccalaureate Diploma in Health and Social Impact - The Living and the Dead

ANTH 3046  The Living and the Dead


ANTR 3367 if taken in Fall 2018


Three hours of seminar per week for one term.




An exploration of anthropological perspectives on death and dying. Readings combine conceptual works with case studies drawn from a variety of ethnographic contexts, exploring topics such as: grief; death rites; burial and cremation; memorials; end of life care; the global organ trade; war, murder, and genocide; euthanasia and suicide; and death and mourning in the digital age.

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