Seminar Schedule 2021-22

October 13, 2021, 1:00pm EST (via Zoom)
"Remembering Covid Victims: A Global Overview of Traditional and Innovative Memorials"
Brigitte Sion, Ph.D., International Memorial and Museum Consultant (Geneva/Berlin)

November 10, 2021, 7:30pm EST (via Zoom)
Postponed due to graduate worker strike

December 8, 2021, 7:30pm EST (via Zoom)
Postponed due to graduate worker strike

February 9, 2022, 7:30pm EST (via Zoom)
"Nursing Home COVID Ageism and Death: A Report From Front Line Staff"
Dr. Anthony J. Lechich, Medical Director, ArchCare Special Needs Programs
Niequan Sargeant, Certified Nursing Assistant, Mary Manning Walsh Home

March 9, 2022, 7:30pm EST (via Zoom)
"Rethinking the Ars Moriendi in Light of the COVID-19 Pandemic"
Dr. Lydia Dugdale, Dorothy L. and Daniel H. Silberberg Associate Professor of Medicine
Director, Center for Clinical Medical Ethics
Associate Director of Clinical Ethics, NYP
Columbia Vagelos College of Physicians & Surgeons

April 13, 2022, 7:30pm EST (in person)
"'Those We've Lost': A Chronicle of the COVID dead"
Dan Wakin, former Obituaries Desk Editor, New York Times

May 11, 2022, 7:30pm EST
"Contemporary Burdens of Dying, Disposition, and Grief -- and their Potential Mitigations"
Open Discussion