Much conference follow-up to come, but in the meantime, thought participants (and perhaps others) might like to see how that day-long comic jam ended. (It was late, there was alcohol involved.) Don’t really know who started it – I remember seeing it with two or three panels pinned to a board somewhere during the day Saturday. Then it showed up at dinner, and the rest is, well, this. Thanks to all who played along.
Spanish physician and cartoonist Monica Lalanda has published a collection of her recent works. She will be presenting work from the book at the 2016 Comics & Medicine conference in Dundee, Scotland. A review of her book will post to the site soon. From the book jacket: We take it for granted that doctors are irrefutably ethic in their behavior and knowledgeable of their ethical codes, but what if they aren’t? What would Medicine be like if physicians behaved without any conscience or without any rules? This revolutionary book will make many doctors reflect on their own attitude, it will… Read More
Artist Lisa Wilde has created a moving and beautifully drawn graphic medicine narrative series which can be viewed on Mutha Magazine. The story is called, “Lacunae: Elegy For My Mother.” Lisa writes of this five-installment project, “This serialized webzine has a spare narrative, the power (I hope) is carried primarily by the drawings, which are childlike and visceral. A friend said they were a cross between Chagall and Munch, with a little Eva Hesse thrown in.”
The 2016 Comics & Medicine conference in Dundee Scotland is only three weeks away! The schedule will be online this year, and you can access it here: https://graphicmedicine2016.sched.org Presenters and guests should have received an invite to the site. (Perhaps more than one, apologies for duplicates!) Once you log in, you can: create your custom conference schedule update or make corrections to your user profile load a photo or icon add a description of your presentation communicate with other presenters put the icon on your smart phone or pad desktop to create a conference app. If you find any discrepancies, please do… Read More
Book your spot now at the “Coolest conference in the world!” * Registration is now live for the 2016 Comics & Medicine conference in Dundee, Scotland. Be sure to book your conference attendance, the Lynda Barry workshop (if you are interested) your hotel, and, if you need it, a coach from the Edinburgh airport to Dundee. All of those links are available here. See you in Dundee! *Rinko Endo, 2011.
Attending the Graphic Medicine 2016 Conference: Stages & Pages? Would you like to perform from the panels and pages of your comics? On the stage in front of a live studio audience? We are looking for presenters for a special Graphic Medicine edition of DeeCAP to take place as part of this year’s conference opening reception. If you have a comic you would like to perform (or even a particularly visual part of your research) then join us for an evening of visual, verbal, musical, costume-al entertainment. Performances are limited to 5-10 minute slots, and limited only by your imagination (although… Read More
Canadian Sima Elizabeth Shefrin is a fabric artist and presenter from the 2015 Comics & Medicine conference. Her recently published book, Embroidered Cancer Comics, is a series of embroidered panels about her husband’s diagnosis and treatment for prostate cancer. It was recently published by Jessica Kingsley. To get a copy of Embroidered Cancer Comic, visit the book’s Facebook page. In my “What Are You Reading?!” segment, I’m joined by The Bad Doctor himself, Ian Williams. He shares three titles he’s been reading recently. Listen to the episode to find out what they are! Support for this podcast comes from the Department of… Read More
In this week’s podcast, Elizabeth Hewitt from the Ohio State University presents “Incurable Time: The Graphic Temporalities of Autoimmune Disease.” Her talk was recorded at our 2015 Riverside Comics & Medicine conference. Also, I talk with Ann Fox of Davidson College about what she’s reading, as well as her new Graphic Medicine course. Keep your eyes on your screens as images will accompany the episode. This podcast is also available via iTunes. Support for this podcast comes from Penn State College of Medicine, Department of Humanities, the nation’s oldest Humanities Department within a medical school, pioneers of innovations in medical education… Read More