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Death: A Personal Understanding

Gain a greater understanding of death and dying through case studies and moving personal stories of people facing their own death or the death of a loved one. This series explores a wide range of North American cultural perspectives on death within the context of current issues, including AIDS, death by violence, suicide, assisted suicide, hospice care, end-of-life decision making, and how children react to death. Leading authority Robert J. Kastenbaum guides you sensitively through these topics. This series is appropriate for courses in allied health, psychology, sociology, religion, and death studies.

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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:00 AM
"Death Rituals"
To what degree do individual circumstances require spontaneous adaptation of traditional rites? A minister who lost her brother in the Lockerbie air disaster, and a father whose failing marriage affected his role in his young son's funeral, discuss their need to adapt traditional rituals to their own circumstances. A cancer patient planning her service in advance and a veteran at a Vietnam memorial provide a comparison of private and public rituals.. D
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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:30 AM "Good Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Death Rituals" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Good Death" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 - 11:00 PM "What Is Death?" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Oct 20, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Dying Person" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 - 11:00 AM "What Is Death?" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Sunday, Oct 21, 2012 - 11:30 AM "Dying Person" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 - 11:00 PM "Facing Mortality" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Saturday, Oct 27, 2012 - 11:30 PM "Deathbed" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Previous Death: A Personal Understanding on LEARN/CREATE (PT)
Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:30 PM  "Good Death"
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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:00 PM  "Death Rituals"
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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:30 AM  "Good Death"
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Sunday, Apr 1, 2012 - 2:00 AM  "Death Rituals"
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 2:30 PM  "Grief and Bereavement"
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 2:00 PM  "Child"
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 2:30 AM  "Grief and Bereavement"
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Sunday, Mar 25, 2012 - 2:00 AM  "Child"
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Sunday, Mar 18, 2012 - 2:30 PM  "Sudden Death"
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Sunday, Mar 18, 2012 - 2:00 PM  "Fear of Death and Dying"
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