The 2nd International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East (online) April 9-10, 2022 Doha, Qatar Submission Deadline: February 15, 2022 The 2nd International Conference on Medical Humanities in the Middle East invites proposals for oral presentations, posters, and creative work on the topics of design and medicine, art and medicine, narrative medicine, philosophy of medicine, medical ethics and narrative ethics, expressive arts therapies, literature and medicine, history of medicine, the anthropology, psychology, and sociology of medicine/health care and other humanistic initiatives within the context of health, medicine, and medical education in the Middle East and North Africa… Read More
In this month’s episode, MK talks with a panel of guests about the best Graphic Medicine of 2020. The conversation begins with Shelley Wall and Michael Green discussing their article in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) about the best graphic medicine of 2020, COVID-19 comics. Then graphic medicine librarians Alice Jaggers and Matthew Noe add their thoughts and further recommendations to the conversation. Finally, the group shares some of their favorite reading from 2020, graphic medicine and beyond. Listen below or subscribe to the Graphic Medicine podcast. Scroll down for links to all books and projects mentioned… Read More
Recorded October 9, 2020 Panel moderated by Cathy Leamy, with panelists Liz Bolduc Sux, B. Erin Cole, Tatiana Gill, and Lilly Taing.
Alopecia has always been in my life. It runs in the family. I first got signs of it when I was 5 years old. At the time my parents didn’t know about the symptoms that some of my relatives had already had. Everything that happened because of my alopecia at that time left me with feelings of confusion and uncertanty. Years later, after losing all my body hair, I had to confront my own attitude towards this disease and figure out something to help me get through the bitterness and fear. Alopecia has very visual symptoms. Losing my hair, eyebrows… Read More
The Graphic Medicine Confab is a roundtable conversation focusing on the challenges and techniques of making graphic medicine: comics about everything and anything to do with health, medicine, illness and our bodies. Meetings are organized by Kriota Willberg, Joel Christian Gill, Georgia Webber, and Benjamin Schwartz. Each Confab has a theme and a facilitator (see below for details.) The GMC began the summer of 2020 via Zoom. Artists, educators, librarians, health care professionals, patients, and others contributed compelling questions and comments, creating dynamic conversations about a wide range of topics. Graphic Medicine Confab #1 with Kriota Willberg (6-16-20) Part 1… Read More
The Phantom Zone and Other Stories: Comics and Prose collects the title story, which first appeared as a comic strip in the Daily Texan, the student newspaper of the University of Texas, Austin in the 1990s, along with more recent material. Alaniz, a comics scholar and professor in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures and Comparative Literature (adjunct) at the University of Washington, Seattle, has previously published Death, Disability and the Superhero: The Silver Age and Beyond (University Press of Mississippi, 2014) and with Scott T. Smith co-edited Uncanny Bodies: Superhero Comics and Disability (Pennsylvania State University Press, 2019), among… Read More
Get over to the Graphic Medicine merch shop on Redbubble and grab some of these washable GM face masks. Masks sold on Redbubble are for general public use only and are not intended for use in medical settings. International delivery. Pay in your local currency. We have dozens of products, from T shirts to shower curtains(!) in seven different designs.
UPDATE: FRAMES HAS BEEN POSTPONED DUE TO THE COVID 19 PANDEMIC. Organisers say they will reschedule both FRAMES and TRANSITIONS for the autumn. Friday, 20 March 2020 10:3016:30 Birkbeck, University of London(map) location: Birkbeck, University of London With support from CHASE the annual TRANSITIONS symposium has been extended with FRAMES, a day of workshops for CHASE researchers. The workshops are Graphic Medicine with Ian Williams and Comics as Research Practice with Nick Sousanis. The workshops are focussed on comics and arts as part of the research process, but are open to all research students affiliated with CHASE institutions. The day is… Read More
Graphic Medicine is very proud to present the sixth chapter of Camille Aubry’s A Journey to Motherhood. This is a comic book diary depicting the fun and less-fun bits of maternity, from pregnancy to the toddler years, told with dry, and at times caustic, humour. Read Chapter 5 here. Next installment will be posted on the 16th of March. Visit Camille’s website. Follow Camille on Instagram. Camille Aubry is a French graphic artist based in Bristol. She graduated as an architect in Paris before completing an MA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts. Camille works as a live illustrator (scribe), documenting… Read More
Graphic Medicine is very proud to present the fifth chapter of Camille Aubry’s A Journey to Motherhood.This is an autobiographical comic book diary depicting the fun and less-fun bits of maternity, from pregnancy to the toddler years, told with dry, and at times caustic, humour. Read Chapter 4 here. Read Chapter 6 => Visit Camille’s website. Follow Camille on Instagram. Camille Aubry is a French graphic artist based in Bristol. She graduated as an architect in Paris before completing an MA in Illustration at Camberwell College of Arts. Camille works as a scribe, documenting events, conferences, seminars, concerts, meetings, presentations and… Read More