Cleveland Memorial Society Annual Meeting.
Save the date Sunday September 24, 2017 2:00 pm
The meeting will be held at the First Unitarian Church, 21600 Shaker Blvd., Shaker Heights
Featuring Brandy L. Schillace, PhD, author of Death’s Summer Coat
Brandy Schillace, PhD, writes at the intersections of medicine, history, and literature. As a scholar and field researcher, she works to uncover unique and powerful stories, proving truth is stranger (and more fascinating!) than fiction.
Brandy works as Research Associate and Public Engagement Fellow for the Dittrick Museum of Medical History (Case Western Reserve University) and Managing Editor of Culture, Medicine and Psychiatry, a cross-cultural medical anthropology journal. Co-PI of NEH-funded digital humanities project, author of DEATH’S SUMMER COAT (E&T UK, Pegasus US), exploring cultural approaches to death and dying, and co-editor of UNNATURAL REPRODUCTIONS (Cambria), a collection on “monstrous” birth across time—and genre.
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