Graveyards are spooky. As such, they often serve as the backdrop for scary scenes in literature and film. In today's Academic Minute, Monmouth University's Richard Veit explains that they're more than that -- graveyards embody a rich cultural, historical and artistic presence. Veit is a professor of anthropology at chair of the history and anthropology department at Monmouth. A transcript of this podcast can be found here.

 

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