Bioethics Discussion: Dia de los Muertos

WHERE: Lurie Biomedical Engineering, Front Lawn show on map

WHEN: October 27, 2020 7:00 pm-8:30 pmADD TO CALENDAR

Bioethics Discussion: Dia de los Muertos

A discussion on the celebration of the living and the dead.

A few readings to consider are
––Dead Bodies: The Deadly Display of Mexican Border Politics
––Primum Non Nocere Mortuis: Bioethics and the Lives of the Dead
––Cultures of Death: Media, Religion, Bioethics
––The Day of the Dead, Halloween, and the Quest for Mexican National Identity

For more information and/or to receive a copy of the readings visit


While people are still allowed on campus, discussions will be held on the front lawn of Lurie Biomedical Engineering building. Participants will be asked to enter the area via a “welcome desk” where there will be hand sanitizer, wipes, etc. Participants will be masked, at least 12 feet from one another, and speaking through megaphones with one another. In accordance with public health mandates and guidance, participation will be limited to 20 individuals who sign up to participate ahead of time.

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Celebrations of life and ruminations on death can be found at the blog: