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Our Goals

We actively support the NEH's "Common Good" initiative in our effort to: 

  • introduce the rich and diverse ways that the humanities can engage the public on difficult yet crucial topics, such as our mortality
  • stimulate ongoing public conversations about "Dying in an Age of Health"
  • educate the public about advance-care planning

The image in the banner above is a detail taken from hematologist and artist Deborah Glencross's large scale exhibit "One Being" (2013), Collection of the Origins Center, University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.