Sunday, September 21, 1:00-4:00 PM, University Art Museum
Opening reception for Memory and Mourning: Shared Cultural Experience
  Saturday, November 1, Day of the Dead - 6:00-8:00 PM,
University Art Museum
Reception for installation by Antonio Martorell Objetos del ausente (West Gallery)
  Sunday, November 2, 3:00 PM, Recital Hall, PAC
Max Lifchitz, Music Department, U/A. Concert: Transfiguration


  Saturday, September 27, 11:00 AM, University Art Museum
Romantic Landscapes: American Cemeteries. Barbara Rotundo, faculty emeritus, U/A.
1:30 PM - Walking Tour of Albany Rural Cemetery with Norman Rice,
Director emeritus, Albany Institute of History & Art.
(Map to Albany Rural Cemetery will be provided during lunch.)

Call 442-4035.

  Tuesday, October 7, 4:30 PM, University Art Museum
Among Angels: Poetry Reading and Slide Show, Nancy Willard and Lilo Raymond.
Nancy Willard, Professor of English at Vassar College will read from her new book Among Angels. Exhibiting artist Lilo Raymond will talk about her photographs of angel sculpture.
  Monday, October 13, 4:30 PM, Fine Arts Building, Room 126
Mortality in Poetry, Helen Elam, English Department, U/A.
  Thursday, October 16, 7:00 PM, University Art Museum
The Victorian Way of Death, Carla Sofka, Ph.D., School of Social Welfare, U/A.
  Tuesday, October 21, 4:00 PM, Recital Hall, PAC
Images of Death in Shakespeare, Martha Rozett, Ph.D., English Department, U/A.
  Thursday, October 23, 7:00 PM, Terrace Lounge, Campus Center
Surviving Literary Suicide, Jeff Berman, Ph.D., English Department, U/A.
A discussion of writers Virginia Woolf, Ernest Hemingway, Sylvia Plath, Anne Sexton.
  Tuesday, October 28, Noontime Brown Bag Lunch, University Art Museum
Life, Death and Mortuary Behaviors: A View from the Cemetery, Richard Wilkinson, Ph.D., Anthropology Department, U/A.
  Monday, November 3, Noontime Brown Bag Lunch, University Art Museum
Jewish Views on the Afterlife, Judith Baskin, Ph.D., Judaic Studies Department, U/A.
  Tuesday, November 4, 6:30 PM, Fine Arts Building, Room 126
A Buddhist View of Death and Rebirth, Paul Naamon, Anthropology Department, U/A.
  Thursday, November 6, 4:00 PM, Assembly Hall, Campus Center
Death in Ancient Mediterranean Cultures, Lou Roberts, Ph.D., Classics Department, U/A.
  Thursday, November 13, 6:00 PM, Assembly Hall, Campus Center
Death and the Medieval Knight, Rachel Dressler, Ph.D., Art History Department, U/A.



  Special Course Offering, Fall 97 (registered U/A students)
A ANT 315 (7322) Death: A Biocultural Process
Paul Naamon, lecturer. Monday, Wednesday and Friday, 11:15 AM - 12:10 PM.
This course will explore the biological, cultural, philosophical, and social processes of death and dying.