Monday, July 7, 2014

Singles Night! A Taxonomy of Ghosts! Cabarets of Death with Mel Gordon! The Afterlife of the Eva Peron's Corpse! Upcoming Events at The Morbid Anatomy Museum

We have dozens of events in the week and months to come at the newly opened Morbid Anatomy Museum!

Tonight we hope to see you at our (back by popular demand!) singles night, sponsored by Hendrick's Gin. Following, we have The Skeleton Crew: Forensic Science and the Identification of the Unnamed Dead, an illustrated lecture and catered book party with MIT's Deborah Halber and retired NYPD detective sergeant John Paolucci (Tuesday, July 8); a lecture by Morbid Anatomy Artist and Anatomist in Residence Emily Evans on The Beauty of Anatomy in Contemporary Art (Wednesday, July 9); a special tour of Columbia University’s Health Sciences Library with Stephen E. Novak, head of archives and special collections (Saturday, July 12th) AND a class in wet specimen preparations inspired by the work of Dutch anatomist Frederik Ruysch with Mark Batelli, Wet Specimen Restorer at Obscura Antiques and Oddities.

We also have a number of newly announced events! First off is Dis Manibus: A Taxonomy of Ghosts from Popular Forms, an illustrated lecture with Professor Robert Williams, University of Cumbria (Wednesday, July 23). We also have the not-to-be-missed Cabarets of Death: Illustrated Lecture and Rare Film Clips with Mel Gordon, author of Voluptuous Panic and thematic music by DJ in residence Friese Undine  (Friday August 8). We also have Afternoon Mourning: Screening with Tonya Hurley and Terrarium Workshop with Flower Artist Emily Thompson (Sunday August 10); Eva Peron and an Iconography of The Flesh: How Corpses Mean as Matter with Margaret Schwartz (Tuesday, August 19th); The Burden of Proof: 20th Century ESP Research and the Search for the Soul (Sunday, August 24th); Spirits and Ghosts I Have Known and Loved with Dr. Stanley Krippner, Saybrook University (Tuesday, October 28) and From Purifying Flames: The Heated History of Cremation with licensed funeral director Amy Cunningham (Tuesday, August 5).

In addition, we are very excited to announce a brand new film series curated by Morbid Anatomy August Scholar in Residence John Troyer, Ph.D. of the Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath. Entitled "Tales from the Celluloid Coffin," these death-themed screenings will take place over four consecutive Mondays and will include Death, Dystopia and Technology Circa 1970 (Monday, August 4); Death, Color and Memory (Monday, August 11); Necrophilia (Monday, August 18), and Future Death Circa 1990 (Monday, August 25). Troyer will also be giving four illustrated lectures while in tenure with us: "Future Dead Body Technology" (Wednesday, August 6); Morbid Ink: The Permanence of Memorial Tattoos; Wednesday, August 13); Abusing the Corpse: Understanding Necrophilia Laws in the USA (Wednesday, August 20); and The Future is Death and Death is the Future: Technology, Politics, and the Dead Body (Wednesday, August 27).

Other upcoming events include two events with July Morbid Anatomy resident Emily Evans: First up, a free (!!!) Kid’s Anatomy Workshop (Sunday, July 20) and then A Night of Art, Anatomy and Pop Culture with Street Anatomy’s Vanessa Ruiz of the blog Street Anatomy (Friday, July 25th). Other talks will include "From 'Holy Gore' to Santa Muerte: Death and Catholicism in Mexico" with Kurt Hollander of Several Ways to Die in Mexico City (Tuesday, July 22); The Arctic Theatre Royal, A Magic Lantern Show by The Wonder Show (Friday, August 1); Demonically Possessed Cats, an illustrated lecture with Dr. Paul Koudounaris (Thursday, August 7); Two lectures by "Egyptologist in Residence" Ava Forte Vitali of the Metropolitan Museum of Art (Ancestor Cults in the Ancient World and Fur-Ever Friends: Animal Mummies, Thursday, August 28 and Thursday, September 25 respectively); Industrial Ladies: An Illustrated Lecture by Evan Michelson of Science Channel's Oddities (Thursday, September 11); Halloween: The Curious Story of America's Most Horrible Holiday with Lesley Bannatyne, author of Halloween: An American Holiday, An American History (Sunday, October 26th); Monsters on the Brain: A Natural History of Horror, an illustrated lecture with Professor Stephen T. Asma, author of Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads and On Monsters (Thursday, October 30); AND the second iteration of our Mexican Day of the Dead field trip: Muerte en Mexico curated, organized and guided by Mexican writer and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence Salvador Olguín (October 31-November 4; must register by July 15).

And, for those who prefer to learn arcane skills, we have a number of excellent workshops including  The Skull Beneath the Skin: Drawing the Human Skull with NYU's Chris Muller with real human skulls loaned by Ryan Mathew Cohn of TV's Oddities (Saturday, July 19); a Dissection and Drawing Workshop with Real Anatomical Specimens with physical anthropologist Samuel Strong Dunlap, PhD (Saturday, July 26) and a Carbon Dust Drawing Workshop, Featuring Real Anatomical Specimens Drawing class with Board Certified Medical Illustrator Marie Dauenheimer, MA, CMI (Sunday, July 27); a class in the Victorian Art of Hair Jewelry with Art Historian and Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann (Saturday, August 2); Anthropomorphic Mouse (One or Two Headed!) Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman (Sunday, August 3);  and finally, Fancy Chicken Taxidermy Class with Taxidermist in Residence Divya Ananthamaran (Saturday, August 23).

More info follows on all events. For longer descriptions on all, click the "more here" tag or visit our website calendar here. Also, the Morbid Anatomy Museum is now open every day from 12-6 (excepting Tuesdays). Hope to see you at the new museum soon!
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Morbid Curiosity: A Morbid Anatomy Singles Night
Date: TONIGHT Monday, July 7th
Time: 8:00
Admission: $15 (Sponsored by Hendrick’s Gin! Tickets here)

A Singles night for the Morbid Anatomy community. Games, drinks, fun and possible mayhem!

More here.

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The Skeleton Crew: Forensic Science and the Identification of the Unnamed Dead
Illustrated lecture and book party with MIT’s Deborah Halber and retired NYPD detective sergeant John Paolucci
Date: Tuesday, July 8 THIS WEEK!
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)
***Copies of Skeleton Crew will be available for sale and signing

Tonight join author author Deborah Halber and retired NYPD detective sergeant John Paolucci for an evening exploring what happens when human remains—victims of homicides, suicides and accidents–cannot be identified. The talk, book signing and wine-and-cheese reception mark the release of Deborah Halber’s narrative nonfiction book, "The Skeleton Crew: How Amateur Sleuths Are Solving America’s Coldest Cases."

More here.

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The Beauty of Anatomy in Contemporary Art
An Illustrated Lecture with Morbid Anatomy Artist and Anatomist in Residence Emily Evans
Date: Wednesday, July 9 THIS WEEK!
Time: 8:00
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

Anatomy has become a hot topic in contemporary art over the last decade. But just what is it that makes a great piece of anatomical art? And what makes anatomical art so fascinating to some and so disturbing to others? In tonight’s talk, Morbid Anatomy Artist and Anatomist in Residence Emily Evans will investigate these questions via a survey anatomical artworks ranging from the historically beautiful to the contemporary controversial, such as the plastinated bodies of Gunther Von Hagens and the provocative works of Damien Hirst.

More here.

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From Hippocrates to Freud: Highlights from Columbia University’s Health Sciences Library, a Guided Tour with Stephen E. Novak, head of archives and special collections
Date: Saturday, July 12th
THIS WEEK!
Time: 3pm to 4:30pm
Admission: $15 (Tickets here)

Special field trip to Columbia University’s Health Sciences Library for a guided tour of their historical medical books with Stephen E. Novak, head of archives and special collections.

More here.

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Frederik Ruysch Wet Specimen Workshop, with Mark Batelli, Wet Specimen Restorer at Obscura Antiques
Date: Sunday, July 13th THIS WEEK!
Time: 1:00 PM – 6 PM
Admission $100 (Limited to 8 students; Tickets here)

In this workshop, artist and wet specimen restorer Mark Batelli will teach students how to preserve and prepare specimens in an educational, allegorical and artful manner inspired by the work of Dutch anatomist Frederik Ruysch (1638 – 1731). 
More here.

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Understanding the Aspective Art of Ancient Egypt
Illustrated lecture with Ava Forte Vitali, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: Thursday, July 17
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

This illustrated lecture with Egyptologist in Residence Ava Forte Vitali will explain the cultural reasoning behind this style of depiction, the link between Egyptian art and the written word, and will provide you with the knowledge to interpret almost any piece of Egyptian art, and impress friends on museum visits for years to come! 
More here.

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The Skull Beneath the Skin: Drawing the Human Skull with NYU’s Chris Muller
Skull drawing with real human skulls loaned by Ryan Mathew Cohn of TV’s Oddities
Date: Saturday, July 19
Time: 1 – 4 PM
Admission: $30 (Tickets here)
This class is part of The Morbid Anatomy Art Academy

The Morbid Anatomy Art Academy offers a workshop on drawing the skull, both from observation and from the imagination."

More here.

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Free Kid’s Anatomy Workshop with Morbid Anatomy Artist and Anatomist in Residence Emily Evans
Date: Sunday, July 20
Time: 12:00 pm – 6:00 pm
Admission: FREE

Today, stop by The Morbid Anatomy Museum to enjoy an excellent cup of coffee and browse of the museum while Artist and Anatomist in Residence Emily Evans teaches your kids how to make their own anatomical artworks!

More here.

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From “Holy Gore” to Santa Muerte: Death and Catholicism in Mexico
Illustrated lecture with Kurt Hollander, author/photographer of Several Ways to Die in Mexico City: An Autobiography of Death in Mexico City
Date: Tuesday, July 22
Time: 8 pm
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

In tonight’s heavily illustrated lecture, Kurt Hollander–Mexico City-based author and photographer of Several Ways to Die in Mexico City–will discuss images of death in Mexico city, beginning with what he terms Mexico’s “holy gore”–the unusually macabre and violent religious statues–and ending with la Santa Muerte, Mexico’s newest cult saint worshiped by the criminal class and the disenfranchised and loathed by the Catholic church.

More here.

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Dis Manibus: A Taxonomy of Ghosts from Popular Forms
Illustrated lecture by Professor Robert Williams, University of Cumbria
Date: Wednesday, July 23:
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (tickets here)


In tonight's talk, join artist and academic Robert Williams of the University of Cumbria for an illustrated talk about a taxonomy of ghosts and ghostly phenomena as explored in his recent publication Dis Manibus: A Taxonomy of Ghosts from Popular Forms.

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SAVE THE DATE: Sideshow Legend Ward Hall Illustrated Lecture and Book Signing

Date: Thursday, July 24
Time: 6:30pm
Admission: $5 (More here)
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Street Anatomy: A Night of Art, Anatomy and Pop Culture with Street Anatomy’s Vanessa Ruiz
An Illustrated Lecture with Vanessa Ruiz, creator of the blog Street Anatomy
Date: Friday, July 25th
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

Tonight, join Morbid Anatomy Museum Artist and Anatomist in Residence Emily Evans and Street Anatomy founder Vanessa Ruiz for an illustrated discussion which will range from the current state of anatomical art and its expanding community to the ways in which fostering relationships with artists helps connect and strengthen this niche subject.

More here.

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Dissection and Drawing Workshop with Real Anatomical Specimens Samuel Strong Dunlap, PhD
Date: Saturday, July 26
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Admission: $60 (Tickets here)

In today’s workshop we will dissect and draw human hands (Homo sapiens) and the forelimb of Didelphis virginiana, the North American opossum. The opossum is considered to be a good model for a basl – i.e. early or original – mammal. Many comparative skeletal materials will be available for examination and illustration, and additional specimens may also be available.

More here.

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Carbon Dust Drawing Workshop Featuring Real Anatomical Specimens with Marie Dauenheimer
Date: Sunday, July 27
Time: 10:00 AM – 4:30 PM
Class size limited to 15
Admission: $75 (includes materials cost)
Tickets here

In today's workshop, learn the art of carbon dust illustration, a technique perfected by medical artist Max Brodel at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in the late 19th century. This technique–which, until the digital age, was an essential component of medical illustration education–allows the artist to create luminous, textural, three-dimensional drawings by layering carbon dust on prepared paper.

More here.

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The Arctic Theatre Royal, A Magic Lantern Show by The Wonder Show
Narrated Magic Lantern Show with original projectors, moving panoramas, and more
Date: Friday, August 1
Time: 8 pm
Admission: $15 (Tickets here
The Arctic Theatre Royal is a narrated magic lantern show incorporating original 1880s magic lantern projectors, a hand-cranked moving panorama, recorded music, and other media. The piece was inspired by materials found in the Providence Athenaeum’s Travel and Exploration collection.

More here.

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The Victorian Art of Hair Jewelry
Workshop with Art Historian and Master Jeweler Karen Bachmann
Date: Saturday, August 2nd
Time: 1 – 5 PM
Admission: $100 (Tickets here)

Hair jewelry was an enormously popular form of commemorative art that began in the late 17th century and reached its zenith during the Victorian Era. Hair, either of someone living or deceased, was encased in metal lockers or woven to enshrine the human relic of a loved one. This class will explore a modern take on the genre.

More here.

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Anthropomorphic Mouse (One or Two Headed!) Taxidermy Class with Divya Anantharaman
Date: Sunday August 3rd
Time: 12pm – 5pm
Price: $110 one headed/$125 two headed (includes all materials for use in class, students go home with their own finished piece, and the knowledge to create their own pieces in the future)
Tickets here 
In this class, students will learn to create–from start to finish–anthropomorphic mice inspired by the charming and imaginative work of Victorian taxidermist Walter Potter.

More here.

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Death, Dystopia and Technology Circa 1970: Night 1 of Tales from the Celluloid Coffin
A Death-themed Series of Screenings curated by Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath
Date: Monday, August 4
Time: 8pm
Admission: $5 (tickets here)


In tonight’s offering: Science Fiction Films about dystopian futures often use the relationship between death and technology as a core plot point to scare the bejesus out of audiences. Especially films released during the early 1970′s and featuring well known actors who frequently starred in disaster movies.

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Cabarets of Death: Illustrated Lecture and Rare Film Clips with Mel Gordon, Author of Voluptuous Panic and DJ in residence Friese Undine

Date: Friday August 8
Time: 8pm
Admission: $12 (Tickets here)
During Paris’ Belle Époque, three exotic nightspots surfaced overnight in the red-light Montmartre district. Each was devoted to a ghastly and/or hedonistic vision of death and promised an otherworldly experience with unique menus and drinks, comic religious presentations, technological optical tricks, and nudist displays. These tourist attractions lasted into the 1950s and created an enduring folklore that still can be found on Websites and in the imaginations of retro-nightclub producers.

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Afternoon Mourning: Screening with Tonya Hurley and Terrarium Workshop with Flower Artist Emily Thompson
Date: Sunday August 10
Time: 1pm
Admission: $200 (Tickets here)
Today, join us for a afternoon of mourning curated by a author, filmmaker and Morbid Anatomy Museum board member Tonya Hurley including the screening of two award-winning short films by Hurley, mourning themed pastries and tea followed by a graveyard terrarium workshop led by Floral artist Emily Thompson Flowers.

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Death, Color and Memory: Night 2 of Tales from the Celluloid Coffin
A Death-themed Series of Screenings curated by Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath
Date: Monday, August 11
Time: 8pm
Admission: $5 (tickets here)


Memorialization of the dead and dying takes on many forms. Sometimes a single color comes to represent what dying can mean in the modern world, even though 'images of death' suffocate the living with visual excess. What if a person's entire death could be distilled into one, singular important hue.

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Necrophilia: Night 3 of Tales from the Celluloid Coffin
A Death-themed Series of Screenings curated by Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath
Date: Monday, August 18
Time: 8pm
Admission: $5 (tickets here)


Necrophilia is the one dead body topic 'normal' people can't discuss enough. It's so thrilling. Unbelievably intriguing. And of course, disgusting -- just in case anyone is concerned about being labelled abnormal. Films about necrophilia rarely imagine corpse abuse as a love story. Indeed, a love that dare not speak its name. Or be kissed.

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Eva Peron and an Iconography of The Flesh: How Corpses Mean as Matter, Illustrated Lecture by Margaret Schwartz

Date: Tuesday, August 19th
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (tickets here)


This talk will trace the shocking story of afterlife of the corpse of Eva Peron's corpse, ie "Evita." In the process, this fantastic tale will help elaborate the complex relationship between the visual image and embodiment in our contemporary practices of death, mourning, and in the end, meaning-making

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The Burden of Proof: 20th Century ESP Research and the Search for the Soul
Date: Sunday, August 24th
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8.00 (tickets here)


This lecture will explore the so-called "survival hypothesis"—the belief in the survival of consciousness beyond death—and its connection to J.B. Rhine's research on ESP and psychokinesis at the Duke Parapsychology Lab from 1930 to 1965.

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Future Death Circa 1990: Night 4 of Tales from the Celluloid Coffin

A Death-themed Series of Screenings curated by Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath
Date: Monday, August 25:  
Time: 8pm
Admission: $5 (tickets here)


The future of human death seems increasingly bound to digital technology and the internet. Understanding these implications is both practical and futuristic, in ways that make many people uncomfortable. But how did our long ago relatives in the early 1990s imagine what death on the web might be like? And how do concepts of future internet technology potentially shape what 'being dead' will mean in the near future if and when an individual's social media accounts recreate that person after they die?
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Spirits and Ghosts I Have Known and LovedIllustrated Presentation with Dr. Stanley Krippner, Saybrook University
Date: Tuesday, October 28
Time: 8pm
Admission: $12 (tickets here)

Presented by Shannon Taggart, Morbid Anatomy Museum Programmer in Residence

In this presentation, Dr. Stanley Krippner--professor of psychology at Saybrook University in San Francisco, California-- will discuss his long history of investigating the spooks that are reported to be especially active at Halloween.

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From Purifying Flames: The Heated History of Cremation

Illustrated lecture with Licensed funeral director Amy Cunningham
Date: Tuesday, August 5
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (tickets here)

Tonight's tour of cremation's history with Licensed funeral director Amy Cunningham will take us from Julius Caesar's raging pyre on the Roman Forum, to Percy Bysshe Shelley's beachside burning (under Lord Byron's supervision), to Ghandi's funeral on the cover of "Life" magazine, to Jessica Mitford's "Communist" pro-cremation leanings.

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Future Dead Body Technology
Illustrated lecture by John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence
Date: Wednesday, August 6
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

This illustrated talk with John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence will discuss the present and future technologies surrounding the human corpse.

More here.

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Demonically Possessed Cats: Illustrated Lecture with Dr. Paul Koudounaris
Date: Thursday, August 7
Time: 8:00
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)
**Copies of Empire of Death and Heavenly Bodies will be available for sale and signing 
Tonight's illustrated lecture by Dr. Paul Koudounaris--author of Empire of Death and Heavenly Bodies--will trace the history of demonically-possessed cats. Felines were once considered by theologians to be easy prey for demons, who could enter their bodies and wreck incredible havoc on mankind. And did you know . . . demonically-possessed cats are still believed to be with us today!

More here.

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Morbid Ink: The Permanence of Memorial TattoosIllustrated lecture by John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence
Date: Wednesday, August 13
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (Tickets here
This illustrated talk with John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence will discuss the fascinating world of "memorial tattoos," or tattoos in memory of the deceased.

More here.

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Abusing the Corpse: Understanding Necrophilia Laws in the USA
Illustrated lecture by John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence
Date: Wednesday, August 20
Time: 8pm
Admission: $8 (Tickets here
This illustrated talk with John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence will discuss the surprising world of laws around necrophilia.

More here.

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Fancy Chicken Taxidermy Class with Taxidermist in Residence Divya Ananthamaran
Date: Saturday August 23rd
Time: 12pm – 6pm
Price: $400 (includes all materials)
Tickets here 
In this workshop, students will be immersed in the world of the fancy chicken and classic bird taxidermy. They will leave class with a finished piece and knowledge to make their own pieces in the future.

More here.

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The Future is Death and Death is the Future: Technology, Politics, and the Dead Body
Illustrated lecture by John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence
Date: Wednesday, August 27
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

This illustrated lecture with John Troyer, Ph.D., Centre for Death and Society, University of Bath and Morbid Anatomy Scholar in Residence will explore the present and the future technologies of the dead body.

More here.

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Ancestor Cults in the Ancient World
Illustrated lecture with Ava Forte Vitali, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: Thursday, August 28
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

This illustrated lecture with Egyptologist in Residence Ava Forte Vitali will discuss the many different ways the dead interacted with the living in ancient Egypt and the way the living interacted with the dead, from household cults, to festivals, and even a fairly active postal system of letters to the afterworld.

More here.

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Industrial Ladies
Illustrated Lecture by Evan Michelson, Morbid Anatomy Library Scholar in Residence, TV's Oddities
Date: Thursday, September 11
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: $8 (Tickets here)

Illustrated lecture about uncanny and fascinating early 19th wax department store mannequins by Evan Michelson, Morbid Anatomy Library Scholar in Residence, TV's Oddities.

More here.

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Fur-Ever Friends: Animal Mummies
Illustrated lecture with Ava Forte Vitali, Metropolitan Museum of Art
Date: Thursday, September 25
Time: 8:00 PM
Admission: $8 (Tickets here
This illustrated lecture with Egyptologist in Residence Ava Forte Vitali will discuss the variety of reasons the Egyptians had for mummifying animals, the ways in which they did it, and sometimes – the ways in which they scammed their unsuspecting clients!

More here.

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Halloween: The Curious Story of America’s Most Horrible Holiday
Illustrated Lecture by Lesley Bannatyne, author of Halloween: An American Holiday, An American History
Date: Sunday, October 26th
Time: 8:00 PM (Tickets here)
Admission: $8 
Tonight, join Halloween scholar Lesley Bannatyne as she traces our onetime children’s holiday-turned-blood-and-guts carnival from its tiny origins in northwestern Europe through its recent explosion in popularity in the States.

More here.

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Monsters on the Brain: A Natural History of Horror
Illustrated lecture with Professor Stephen T. Asma, author of Stuffed Animals and Pickled Heads and On Monsters
Date: Thursday, October 30
Time: 8 pm
Admission: $8 (Tickets here
In this talk Professor Stephen Asma–author of On Monsters–will use horror as an interdisciplinary bridge between humanities and scientific methodologies —a kind of case study for triangulating philosophy, psychology and biology. Recent research into the neuroscience of fear and cognition will be applied to some of the perennial monsters of our imagination.

More here.

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Muerte en Mexico: A Special Field Trip to Mexico City and Oaxaca for for Day of the Dead to Visit Sites Important to the History of Death in Mexico
Dates: October 31 – November 4 2014 (**Must reserve by July 15)
 $675.00 USD (includes all hotels in double-rooms, luxury ground transportation, museum admissions, guided visits, and breakfasts; airfares not included); email info@borderlineprojects.com to reserve a space. Please send payments via PayPal to: info@borderlineprojects.com.

A 4-day trip to Mexico City and Oaxaca for Day of the Dead; curated, organized and guided by Mexican writer and scholar Salvador Olguín for Borderline Projects, and Morbid Anatomy. Includes day of the dead celebrations, markets, churches, luxury bus travel, hotels, tickets to museums and breakfasts.

More here.

Second image down: Corey Riddell and Natalie Wilkin.

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