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Death: A Graveside Companion
Edited by Joanna Ebenstein, Foreword by Will Self, Featuring the Richard Harris Art Collection
Thames and Hudson, October 24, 2017 (Available for pre-order)
368 pages, 1,000 illustrations in color and black and white
More (and order) here.

A Look at Walter Potter's Curious World of Taxidermy with Joanna Ebenstein
Tuesday, October 10, 2017
7 pm - 9 pm
The Last Tuesday Society, London
More (and tickets) here.

Death: A Graveside Companion: Book Launch Party Devoted to the Intersections of Art and Death
Wednesday, October 18, 2017
The Horse Hospital, London, England
More (and tickets) here.

Book Release Party for Death: A Graveside Companion: A Day-Long Symposium Devoted to the Curious Intersections of Art and Death
Saturday, October 28, 2017
10 am - 6 pm
Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, New York
More (and tickets) here.

Book Talk: Death: A Graveside Companion
Wednesday, November 1, 2017
6:30 - 8:00 pm
The New York Public Library, New York, New York
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Book Talk: Death: A Graveside Companion
Thursday, November 2, 2017
6:00 - 8:00 pm
The Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, New York

Death, Beauty and Metaphysics: Art, Science and Memento Mori in Early Anatomical Representation
Thursday, November 9
4:30 pm - 6:00 pm
Bowdoin College Museum of Art, Maine
As part of current exhibition The Ivory Mirror: The Art of Mortality in Renaissance Europe


Tedx Talk: Death like you've never seen it before
Summer, 2016

How we Remember: Death and Mourning in American Art and Culture Symposium
American Folk Art Museum, New York, January 28, 2017
Watch part one here and part two here.
Featuring Gary M. Laderman, Emory University; Stacy C. Hollander, American Folk Art Museum; Dr. Stanley B. Burns, Historian, Founder of the Burns Archive, and Professor of Medical Humanities, New York University; Jessica Regan of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and more.

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