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Death and Culture Network 2018: A Review

By Katie Clary Last September I had the opportunity to present a paper on Bodies and Display for the Death and Culture II conference at the University of York in the United Kingdom. This was a fantastic opportunity to bring that research to an…

Meet MMM: Trish Biers

  I remember the night so vividly, my father and I stood behind a burgundy velvet rope waiting to go into the cinema.  I didn’t know what to expect, it was quite a grown-up movie for me and the excitement around opening night was…

Meet MMM: Katie Clary

This post introduces MMM co-founder Dr. Katie Clary and her entry into death studies as a museum professional. Be on the lookout for more blogs from Dr. Clary and Dr. Biers this summer!  In 2015 I was on the job market after leaving a position…

Trauma, Art, Grieving, and Memento Mori

Our inaugural blog comes from artist Charles Clary, who was kind enough to design our MMM logo. Clary recently won the $12,500 People’s Choice 2D award at the regional art competition ArtFields in South Carolina, as well as the Jury Chosen $2,000 Merit Award…

Welcome to MMM!

Welcome to Mors Mortis Museum! Mors Mortis Museum began as an international collaboration between Drs. Trish Biers and Katie Clary in 2017. In 2019 we launched a social media presence, and we plan to continue to grow our collective with blogs, interviews, meet-ups, and…