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Speaker gives lively talk on death

Anne Allison, professor of cultural anthropology at Duke University, discusses her research on the sociality of death in Japan at Friday’s “Matter of Death” event. (Photo by Noah Manalo | Staff Writer)

By Noah Manalo | Staff Writer

February 19, 2018

Anne Allison writes extensively on topics related to modern Japanese culture, ranging from sexuality to censorship. Her most recent publication on the precariousness of Japanese society has led her to explore a more morbid topic. “I will try to make this lively, even though we’re talking about death,...

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