Events

 
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Death Salon: Seattle - September 8-10, 2017 in Seattle - Saturday: Death and the Maiden: Why Women Are Working With Death and the Future of the Death Positive Movement. Sunday: Decolonizing Death - Sarah Chavez and Matt Ignacio in conversation. 

Southern Association for Women's Historians Conference: Resistance, Power, and Accommodation - June 7-10, 2018 in Tuscaloosa, Alabama - Female Death Ways and Feminist Death Work - With Dr. Kami Fletcher 

Haunted America Conference - June 22-23, 2018 in Alton, Illinois - Feeding the Dead: Food in Death Rituals, Ancestor Worship, and Festivals

PAST EVENTS

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Death and Folklore

Death & the Maiden Conference, University of Winchester - Organizer.

Our Dead Are Not For Sale: Dia de Muertos, Death and Mexico’s National Identity, Barts Pathology Museum, libraries and museums throughout California.

Los Angelitos: The Rituals and Art of Child Death in Mexico, Mutter Museum, and University of Winchester.

Live illustration of Sarah's talk at Death Salon: Seattle by Silent James

Live illustration of Sarah's talk at Death Salon: Seattle by Silent James

Nourishing Death: How the World Honors Death With Food, Death Salon: San Francisco.

Death and the Hollywood Ending: The Legacy of Forest Lawn and the Future of Death in Los Angeles, The Getty Villa.

Live illustration of Sarah in conversation with Matt Ignacio on Decolonizing Death, by Silent James

Live illustration of Sarah in conversation with Matt Ignacio on Decolonizing Death, by Silent James

The Disneyland of Death – a Tour of Forest Lawn Cemetery , Atlas Obscura Society, private tours for various historical groups (available by request). 

 Walpurgisnacht (Witches’ Night): Halfway to Halloween, Witches’ Night at Phantom Carriage. 

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HISTORY AND MUSEUM

Talks created for Sarah's work at both Linda Vista Hospital and the Lindsay Museum. 

Death and Mourning in the Victorian Era

The Sisters Fox: Death and the Birth of Feminism

Heroines and Heroine: the Extraordinary World of Early Lindsay Medicine

Westword Ho!: How California History Shaped Our Language

From Tuesday to Tea-Time: A History of Lindsay’s Social Organizations

Linda Vista Hospital: A History

Lindsay: The Making of a Book