OLLI at Auburn presenting 'A Death in the Family: Quilts, Memory and Bereavement'

Published: October 17, 2022

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Osher Lifelong Learning Institute, or OLLI, at Auburn University, hosts a public presentation of A Death in the Family: Quilts, Memory, and Bereavement with Zanice Bond from 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 19 at the Boykin Community Center, 400 Boykin St. in Auburn. This lecture will also be broadcast on Facebook. No registration is necessary.

Zanice Bond is an Alabama Folklife Association Cauthen Fellow and is doing research on bereavement quilts. This work is inspired by her father’s recent death.

Grief is an overwhelming emotion that everyone experiences. Creating quilts and other arts in memory of loved ones is a way to work through grief and a way to bereave their loss.

OLLI at Auburn is a program of the Office of the Vice President for University Outreach. Its mission is to enrich the lives of senior adults by providing opportunities to engage with ideas, one another, and our community. OLLI administrative offices and select classes are located at the historic Sunny Slope property, 1031 South College Street, Auburn, Alabama. For more information about OLLI programs, membership, and scholarships, or to learn about becoming a Volunteer Faculty Member visit the OLLI website or contact OLLI staff at olli@auburn.edu or call 334-844-3146.

Submitted by: Cheryl Lumpkin