Dittrick Museum’s Brandy Schillace writes about how death is considered a taboo topic

Brandy SchillaceBrandy Schillace, research associate and public engagement fellow at the Dittrick Museum of Medical History, wrote an editorial for Long Term Living Magazine on death and the perceptions society has toward it.

In her piece, titled “How did you die?” she explains the experiences she had in writing her book, Death’s Summer Coat: What the History of Death and Dying Teaches Us about Life and Living.

Schillace addresses how often death is considered a taboo topic—and how that can change.

Her editorial is available at ltlmagazine.com/article/how-did-you-die.