May 7, 2020
Lisa Smartt, MA, is a linguist, educator, and poet. She is the author of Words at the Threshold: What We Say When We're Nearing Death (New World Library 2017). The book is based on data collected through the Final Words Project, an ongoing study devoted to gathering and interpreting they mysterious language at the end of life. She has worked closely with Raymond Moody, guided by his research into language, particularly unintelligible speech. They have co-facilitated presentations about language and consciousness at universities, hospices and conferences.
For more information about LIsa and the Final Words Project, please see: http://www.finalwordsproject.org/
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