Graveyards, Coffins, and Burial Customs: Funeral Traditions across Cultures [S-17-29]

Presenter: Leah Rohlfsen
Location: SLU: Valentine 104
Classes: 1 Session 1.5 hours
Dates: Thu 1:00 PM 05/04
Status: Course Closed

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Just as every culture has found ways of living life in a different way, each has also found different and sometimes seemingly odd customs surrounding death and dying. In this course, you will learn about various funeral and burial customs practiced throughout history and across cultures.

Leah Rohlfsen is Associate Professor and Chair in the Sociology Department at SLU. She teaches introductory sociology and upper level research methods courses as well as courses on medicine, health, aging, and death and dying. Her research interests include racial and gender differences in health.

NOTE: This presentation may include disturbing content and images.

Cap: 20

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