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.

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.

Jessica Mitford Drops a Bomb

Mitford’s book exploited the fascination with death, money, and scandal…

A Matter Of Time — Punctuality And Customer Service

As a funeral director, maintaining a policy of punctuality can be comparable to upholding a contractual agreement.

Looking For Meaning in Funerals

What purpose do funerals serve? You may have come across this question from time to time over the course of your deathcare career.

Deathcare Business: Making An Impression

As a funeral director, another chance is not something you can afford to count on.

Funeral Directors: On A Personal Note

A note from the person who was directly involved with helping the family make burial arrangements could have more meaning…

The Feds Probe the Funeral Industry

Funeral industry leaders in the early 70’s tried to redirect the public interest in reforming funeral traditions by touting the sociological and psychological benefits of traditional services.

You Don’t Say: Allow for Pauses with Clients

Climbing a tree is usually easier than coming back down. Just ask the cat.