The Dead On Stage

In Thornton Wilder’s Our Town, a literary undertaker appears who is contrary to the early twentieth century stereotype.

DDD 10 International Conference

The Tenth Death, Dying and Disposal Conference (DDD10) will be held at Radboud University Nijmegen, The Netherlands, on 9-12 September 2011.

Literary Undertakers Part III

Eugene’s brother Luke asks Hines to help them pick out a coffin, and he immediately takes on the role of salesman extraordinaire…

Death & Dying in the American South Call for Papers

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.

Cremation: Another Option For Transition

As a funeral director, you may have seen an increase over the last few years in requests for cremation.

Denver Offers Community Earth-friendly Funeral Options

Dignity Memorial currently provides green services and products through two of its Colorado facilities.

Literary Undertakers Part II

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.

Listening As Art – The Unspoken Role Of Funeral Directors

Your clients may often need a sounding board, someone objective, yet compassionate to their grief and needs.

Literary Undertakers, Part I

Undertakers have been portrayed as objects of satire and ridicule, two-dimensional figures who are predictable and worthy of scorn.

HHS Recognizes Hospitals, Organ Procurement Organizations, Transplant Programs and Outstanding Individuals with Awards for Improving Organ Transplantation

HRSA has federal oversight of the nation’s organ donation and transplantation network.