The Graphic Medicine Review is seeking new contributions for content on its site, hosted by Ubiquity Press. Published in conjunction with MCPHS University Library, GMR “publishes scholarly works relevant to both the comics medium (aka comic books, graphic novels, manga, bande desinée, etc.) and healthcare, medicine, wellness, patient experience, and public health policy.” GMR is seeking: · Analyses of new Graphic Medicine works, · Critical summaries of GM scholarship, · Synopses of GM events, whether held in person or virtually, · Interviews with GM scholars, creators, librarians, practitioners, clinicians, etc., · GM comics and new creations, and · Scholarly reviews of prominent GM books. GMR is a fee-free, open-access online journal that publishes… Read More
Spotlight: Exam Room Zine by Drexel Medical Students Spotlight: Miss Diabetes Spotlight: Independence: A Memoir of Illness, Inaccess & Objectification Spotlight: Neurological Panda Spotlight: The Kids Aren’t Alright by Joanna Conings Spotlight: Stephanie Jo Spotlight: Liz Argall Spotlight: Let’s Talk About It: A Graphic Guide To Mental Health Spotlight: C.A. Lohr and “Advocating for Yourself in a Medical Appointment” A Hundred Thousand Knots and more – Spotlight on Kukka-Maria Kiuru Spotlight: Understanding NF2 Spotlight: Moxie & Sparx Explain NF1 Spotlight: Dana Walrath’s Covid-19 Comics Spotlight: Bill Harvey Spotlight: Lawrence Lindell Spotlight: Woodbury Rand Spotlight: Raghavi R. K. Spotlight on… Read More
Graphic Medicine International Collective (GMIC) board member Dr. Theresa Rojas is the director of the Latinx Comic Arts Festival which will be broadcast on their YouTube channel, March 12 & 13 from 11am to 3pm (PT). More information and festival schedule available on the festival website.
EXAM ROOM Volume One: Anatomy Lab is a comics zine drawn and written by second year Drexel College of Medical Students in Philadelphia, in the Fall of 2019. Working in a Graphic Medicine seminar with Artist in Residence Emily Steinberg, MFA, students Prachi Anshu, Andrew DiMatteo, Marc Hem Lee, Joshua Lucas and Luke Wakeen drew from their personal experience working with cadavers in the Anatomy Lab, creating an extraordinarily thoughtful collection of stories. Download full zine here.
Graphic Mundi and Seminary Co-op Bookstores co-host the launch of COVID CHRONICLES: A COMICS ANTHOLOGY, the inaugural volume of PSU Press comics imprint Graphic Mundi. Editor Kendra Boileau, and contributors Jason Chatfield, Sarah Firth, Rob Kirby, and Stephanie Nina Pitsirilos discuss their process, the book, and life in the COVID age with moderator Matthew Noe. You can purchase your copy of COVID Chronicles and support Graphic Medicine by using this link.
Kendra Boileau is the Publisher of Graphic Mundi and the Assistant Director and Editor-in-Chief of Penn State University Press. She developed the Graphic Medicine line of graphic novels for PSU Press and is launching the Graphic Mundi imprint with this week’s release of COVID Chronicles. We’ll talk about all of that in our conversation. Relevant links: Register for the COVID Chronicles launch event. Where to buy COVID Chronicles. Graphic Mundi website. An article about the launch of Graphic Mundi and Graphic Medicine at Penn State. this podcast is sponsored by
deadline for submissions: March 7, 2021 full name / name of organization: Transitions contact email: email@example.com CALL FOR PAPERS: TRANSITIONS 9 – new directions in comics studies 2021 Online 8-10 April 2021 Hosted By BIRKBECK, UNIVERSITY OF LONDON Following the cancellation of Transitions 2020, we are delighted to re-announce the call for papers for Transitions 9 in 2021. Transitions is a platform for emerging research in comics that is free to attend and participate. This event is focused towards postgraduate and early career speakers, and draws a diverse crowd of both new and more established researchers, as well as creators,… Read More
My name is Janina and I create comics about living with Type 1 Diabetes. My comics have been featured on Brut America, The Mighty, and two of them have been shared by the Bernie Sanders campaign in 2019. I started an Instagram account and website called Miss Diabetes to document my life with Type 1 diabetes in 2016, because my diabetes nurse told me there were a lot of young diabetics in the community that were feeling down about living with this chronic disease. And that made me really sad, because I had been there myself and I knew exactly how they would be feeling. I wanted to find ways… Read More
After several years of work and unavoidable delays, I am thrilled to announce the launch of Essential Graphic Medicine: An Annotated Bibliography! Funded by an ALA Carnegie-Whitney grant, which supports the preparation and publication of reading lists and other bibliographical aids, Alice Jaggers and I have been developing this tool since early 2018 as a way to aid library workers in the development of graphic medicine collections. For library folks new to the idea of comics, much less graphic medicine, it can be difficult to know where to begin and what might be considered important early titles for a collection… Read More
“The Graphic Medicine 2021 UnConvention: What Are You Working On?” Call for Videos! The Graphic Medicine International Collective is pleased to announce our 2021 UnConvention , whose unorthodox theme and form are created in response to the unconventional circumstances in which we are currently living. Our conference theme: What are you working on? Our conference date: August 13-15, 2021 Our place: online, participation link to be distributed with conference registration Our format: self-made, one-minute videos that we will organize for collective viewing and discussion. We invite participants to submit one-minute videos that address the conference theme: What are you working on in… Read More