Conversations with the Author

THURSDAY — JUNE 24, 2021, 6:00 – 7:00 P.M.
Presented by Los Angeles Planning History Group

Death and dying have become the focus of a world suffering from the effects of the COVID pandemic as some cities continue to struggle with what to do with the dead. This is what makes a conversation with author David Charles Sloane, a Professor at USC’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, particularly timely.

Is The Cemetery Dead? gets to the heart of the tragedy of death, chronicling how Americans are inventing new or adapting old traditions, burial places and memorials. In illustrative prose, David Charles Sloane shows how people are taking control of their grief and changing traditions.

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