This week on the podcast, the 2015 Comics & Medicine conferences’s opening night panel discussion of the Graphic Medicine Manifesto with authors Susan Squier, MK Czerwiec, Ian Williams, Michael Green, and Scott Smith. The panel was moderated by Mita Mahato and introduced by conference host Juliet McMullin. You can listen to the episode by clicking below or subscribe to the feed in iTunes. As always, watch your screens for images as they are mentioned, and in this episode I snuck in some of the “Pets love the Graphic Medicine Manifesto” images so keep an eye out for those! Also in this… Read More
This week’s episode features the first keynote address from the 2015 Comics & Medicine conference in Riverside, California. You can listen to the episode by clicking below or subscribe to the feed in iTunes. This week in Graphic Medicine News: “Medical graphic novels attracting a growing audience” from Yahoo News. Jessica Abel (creator of Out on the Wire and Drawing Words, Writing Pictures) recommends “Rosalee Lightning” by Tom Hart. This week on “What Are You Reading?!” Juliet McMulin, who introduces Brian’s talk in this episode, is my guest and recommends I Kill Giants by Joe Kelly and J.M. Ken Niimura. She also… Read More
The first episode of the new and improved (and sponsored!) Graphic Medicine Podcast is now available! You can listen to the episode by clicking below or subscribe to the feed in iTunes. In Graphic Medicine News, I mention the following two pieces: Ryan Montoya’s “Sign Out” new on the Annals of Internal Medicine site. and “Market for Medical Graphic Novels Grows” article on Bookseller, flagged up by Paula Knight. This week on the podcast, we feature an interview with Jennifer Hayden, creator of The Story of My Tits (Top Press, 2015). Jennifer describes how she came to making comics, describes her… Read More
Sociologist Arthur Frank delivers the Sue Eckstein Memorial keynote address at the 2014 Comics & Medicine conference on the Johns Hopkins Medical Campus. Sue Eckstein The lecture is titled, “When Bodies Need Stories in Pictures.” This address was sponsored by the Brighton Sussex Medical School and is introduced by Ian Williams of Graphic Medicine dot org. Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with Arthur Frank’s keynote. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the keynote address below. Arthur Frank wrote of his talk, In my 1995 book, The Wounded Storyteller, I asked… Read More
Juliet McMullin is the hostess of the 2015 Comics & Medicine conference at the University of California at Riverside. Juliet talks about how she started working with comics, how Brian Fies’s Mom’s Cancer became an influence on her scholarship, and what she’s most looking forward to at this year’s conference. Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with Juliet’s interview. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the interview below.
As preparation ramps up for the 2015 Comics & Medicine Conference in Riverside, California, here is James Sturm‘s keynote address, “Applied Cartooning: Cartoonist Veterans Sessions.” The address is broken into three segments below. It was delivered at the 2014 Comics & Medicine conference on the campus of Johns Hopkins Medical Center in Baltimore, Maryland. James is the co-founder of the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont.
The final podcast out of the 2013 Brighton Comics & Medicine conference is now available. This episode features Simon Moreton’s talk, “Toward a Different Way of Looking” in which he discusses his work as a comics artist in the context of a community and addressing mental health issues. Simon’s new website is at http://www.smoo-comics.com. He recently completed his new book, Plans We Made. More info here. Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with the audio of this presentation. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the keynote presentation below.
From last year’s Comics & Medicine conference in Brighton comes a presentation by Andrew Godfrey and Emma Jeremie. They presented on Panel 3C: Moral Risks. The presentation is titled, “But Who Is This Story For? : Representation and Responsibility in Autobiographical Comics.” Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with the audio of this presentation. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the keynote presentation below.
“To the best of your ability, be a reliable narrator.” – Peaco Todd Better late than never: From the 2013 Brighton Comics & Medicine conference comes Panel 4A: Who’s Story Is It? Use the Quicktime player below to view images along with the audio of Panel 2B. If you don’t have Quicktime, you can listen to an audio-only version of the keynote presentation below. First up is writer and illustrator Peaco Todd with her talk, “Whose Story? The Ethical Implications Of A Daughter Revealing Her Mother’s Depression.” The next presenter is illustrator Paula Knight of Bristol. Her talk is titled,… Read More
Ian Williams was interviewed for the BBC’s World Update about his new graphic novel The Bad Doctor (Myriad Editions). You can listen to the interview at the link below. Ian Williams on World Service