CCC Presentation Explores Ideas About Life and Death Around the Globe

Article by: Janet Paulson

OREGON CITY - Cross-cultural concepts of life and death will be explored in a May 5 presentation at Clackamas Community College. Courtney Campbell of Oregon State University will discuss "Grave Matters: Reflections of Life and Death Across Cultures and Traditions" from 3 to 5 p.m. in the Gregory Forum. The presentation is part of the college's International Week celebration.

Campbell is the Hundere Chair in Religion and Culture and a professor of the School of History, Philosophy and Religion at OSU. He has been on the OSU faculty since 1990 and has received numerous awards for teaching and scholarship. His primary teaching and research interests focus on ethical issues in medicine, religious ethics, concept of peace and war, theories of death and dying, and theologies of embodiment.

This program is hosted by the CCC Foundation, the International Education Committee and the Education, Human Services and Criminal Justice Department, and is sponsored by Oregon Humanities. This event is open to the public and there is no cost to attend.

For more information, please contact Ida Flippo at iflipp@clackamsa.edu or 503-594-3363.

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