Death Cafe profile for Korina Jaxx

Location: United Kingdom

About Korina Jaxx:

I currently work as senior lecturer in english language and communication at kingston university and researcher in the areas of language and emotion, lamentation and mourning practices, discourse, power and inequality and the performance of language. 

What brings you to Death Cafe?

Death Cafe provides me with a unique opportunity to explore with others matters of death and dying as a window to life and living. 

Thoughts for sharing:

'One should not develop a taste for mourning, and yet mourn we must'

Jacques Derrida, The Work of Mourning

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Korina Jaxx's posts on the Death Cafe website

Death Cafe write up: Death Cafe @ Stanley Picker Gallery

Posted by Korina Jaxx on July 30, 2015, 5:20 a.m.

Our Death Café was held on the 16th June at the Stanley Picker Gallery was attended by 11 people (including the organisers). It was organized by Oreet Ashery (Stanley Picker Gallery artist in residence) and Korina Giaxoglou (Kingston University academic) as a way of engaging with the wider public on matters relating to their artistic and research interest in death and dying.  As many of the participants remarked, there was a lively cross section of people from all walks of life making the conversation lively and interesting.

For the majority of participants, this was their first Death Café ever making the experience all the more valuable for ...

Death Cafe: Death Cafe @ Stanley Picker Gallery

Posted by Korina Jaxx on May 11, 2015, 7:38 a.m.

With Oreet Ashery & Korina Giaxoglou

June 16, 2015, 6.00 p.m. - 8.00 p.m. (London)

Free; tea & biscuits will be served

Death Cafe: Death Cafe in Kingston University

Posted by Korina Jaxx on Oct. 16, 2014, 1:35 a.m.

With Josephine Speyer, Sharon Young & Korina Giaxoglou

Nov. 7, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 2.30 p.m. (London)

This Death Cafe is part of a ticketed event (the ticket fee covers coffee, tea & cake and organisational expenses for the research day). Contact the organisers if you'd prefer to attend the Death Cafe only.

The Death Cafe is part of a one-day Research Seminar on Death & Dying that features guest talks and poster presentations by academics and practioners on death, dying and mourning and ...

Death Cafe write up: Kingston Death Cafe

Posted by Korina Jaxx on June 3, 2014, 7:27 a.m.


The first Death Café in Kingston was organised in support of the 5th annual Dying Matters Awareness Week and took place on Tuesday, 13th May at the Rose Theatre (sponsored by the Kingston University Alumni Opportunity Fund). Ten people joined the group discussion on matters of life and death prompted by a set of open-ended questions. Participants included a mix of males and females across the age spectrum who contributed to a thought-provoking, intimate and exhilarating discussion about (a) death and its meanings (what is death? how are we to understand it? in what ways does our sociocultural background and experiences shape our perception of death ...

Death Cafe: Kingston Death Cafe

Posted by Korina Jaxx on April 16, 2014, 8:17 a.m.

With Korina Giaxoglou

May 13, 2014, 1.00 p.m. - 3.00 p.m. (UK )

The Kingston Death Café is sponsored by the Kingston University Alumni Opportunity Fund

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