The Death Class


Erika Hayasaki met Professor Norma Bowe while she was covering the Virginia Tech shootings as a correspondent for the Los Angeles Times. At the time, Hayasaki says she was reporting on a lot of death. It was when she discovered Bowe’s “Death in Perspective” class that she realized how much she had to learn.

This hour on Focus, host Jim Meadows talks with Champaign native, Erika Hayasaki about her new book “The Death Class.” Professor Norma Bowe, who teaches one of the most popular courses at Kean University in New Jersey also joins the show. We’ll hear what makes the class worth putting your name on a three year wait list.