In Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, a literary undertaker appears who is contrary to the early twentieth century stereotype.
Filed under: Death & Dying on November 29th, 2010 | No Comments »
The Tenth Death, Dying and Disposal Conference (DDD10) will be held at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on 9-12 September 2011.
Filed under: Death Care News, Deathcare Careers on November 26th, 2010 | 2 Comments »
Eugene’s brother Luke asks Hines to help them pick out a coffin, and he immediately takes on the role of salesman extraordinaire…
Filed under: Deathcare Careers, History of Funerals on November 24th, 2010 | No Comments »
Interested scholars should submit a title, a 250-word abstract for a 20-minute presentation, and a c.v. to Craig Friend by December 10, 2010.
Filed under: Death Care News, Deathcare Careers, History of Funerals on November 22nd, 2010 | No Comments »
As a funeral director, you may have seen an increase over the last few years in requests for cremation.
Filed under: Cremation, Deathcare Careers, Grief and Grieving on November 20th, 2010 | 2 Comments »
Dignity Memorial currently provides green services and products through two of its Colorado facilities.
Filed under: Cemeteries, Death Care News, Plan Your Own on November 19th, 2010 | No Comments »
The features of the national image of the undertaker in the early twentieth century, thanks to characterizations in literature and elsewhere, were very specific, almost formulaic.
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Your clients may often need a sounding board, someone objective, yet compassionate to their grief and needs.
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Undertakers have been portrayed as objects of satire and ridicule, two-dimensional figures who are predictable and worthy of scorn.
Filed under: History of Funerals, Traditions on November 11th, 2010 | No Comments »
HRSA has federal oversight of the nation’s organ donation and transplantation network.
Filed under: Death Care News on November 7th, 2010 | No Comments »