Other Events: July 2016

Check out what these good folks are offering in the coming months:

Recently picked as a “best of Portland” by Portland Monthly, Grief Rites is a monthly literary showcase about all things grief, loss, death and dying.  Monday, July 11, 7pm, Post 134.

Northwest Association for Death Education & Bereavement Support’s quarterly gathering at the 18th Avenue Peace House features June Vining on Emotional First Aid – How to “Just Be There” in the Immediacy of Trauma/Crisis. Thursday, July 7, 11:30am-1:30pm.

On July 28 the documentary based on Atul Gawande’s conversation-changing work, Being Mortal, will be screened free at OHSU. More info.

Filling fast: a Literary Arts Delve series led by Lois Leveen, 6 Thursday evenings this fall at the Portland Art Museum. What role can art and literature play in understanding and enduring illness and death? More info.

On the web, from Death:OK Presenters:

Shelly Sweeney’s conversation-prompting blog recently featured a two-part series on the death of a pet.

Urban Death Project founder Katrina Spade’s recent TEDx talk.