Welcome to the first of two keynote addresses from the 2019 Graphic Medicine conference, the theme of which was, “Queerying Graphic Medicine: Paradigms, Power, and Practice.” Conference co-host Dr. Muna Al-Jawad created a comic which appeared in the program to say more about that theme: Meg-John Barker’s keynote address fits perfectly with this framing of our conference and our work in Graphic Medicine. Meg-John is the author of a number of popular books on sex, gender, and relationships, including Queer: A Graphic History, How to Understand your Gender, Life isn’t Binary, Enjoy Sex (How, When, and IF You Want To),… Read More
In this episode, MK talks with cartoonist Marek Bennett about the new book in his ongoing series, The Civil War Diary of Freeman Colby Volume 2: 1863. Scroll down for images from the book and links to process posts by Marek about the creation of this impressive project. You can get the book on MarekBennett.com or order from your local independent bookstore. You can support Marek’s Patreon for additional insider information on the project! As mentioned in the episode, Marek drew all of the conference art for last year’s gathering in White River Junction, Vermont, such as the cover image… Read More
A. David Lewis shares his lecture from the 2019 New England Graphic Medicine Comic-Con, titled “Creating a Graphic Medicine Course at Your College.” Speaker bio: (adapted from David’s website): A. David Lewis holds a Ph.D. in Religion & Literature from Boston University and an M.A. in English Literature from Georgetown University. He started lecturing on comics as well as writing short back-up stories for various anthologies in 1999. Critically praised for his creative work in independent comics (including the biblical Lone and Level Sands and Some New Kind of Slaughter), Lewis has been featured in The Boston Globe, Publishers Weekly… Read More
With great thanks to A. David Lewis, Matthew Noe, and Rachel, we are able to share the full lecture given by Rachel Lindsay about creating her graphic memoir Rx as a Graphic Medicine podcast. A few links: Rachel’s website: http://www.rachellivesherenow.com/about A. David Lewis’s twitter thread of the talk available here. Jane Zhao’s review of Rx on Intima here: http://www.theintima.org/book-reviews-intima/rx-a-graphic-memoir-by-rachel-lindsay
The episode opens with Alice Jaggers and host MK Czerwiec discussing Graphic Medicine News. That segment is followed by Whit Taylor‘s keynote address from the 2018 Comics & Medicine conference in White River Junction, Vermont. NOTE: The comics Whit mentions are linked below. Whit is a cartoonist, writer, editor, and public health educator. She has a BA in cultural anthropology from Brown University and received an MPH in Social and Behavioral Sciences from Boston University School of Public Health. Her comics have been published by The Nib, The New Yorker, Illustrated PEN and others. America Isn’t Ready For a Pandemic, The… Read More
This month’s episode features Susan Squier’s full keynote from this year’s Graphic Medicine conference at the Center for Cartoon Studies in White River Junction, Vermont. Her talk is titled “Graphic Medicine: The Scales of Comics Work.” You will hear Susan introduced by Juliet McMullin. The images Susan cites directly in her talk follow below, in order. Stay tuned to the end of Susan’s talk for a special announcement! 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 since 1967. To learn… Read More
In this last GM podcast episode of 2018, Matthew Noe and MK Czerwiec discuss the Graphic Medicine year in review and they look forward to 2019. Listen to the episode to hear our picks for notable books of 2018, highlights of 2018, and what we are looking forward to in 2019. Links promised in the episode: Call for Papers, 2019 Graphic Medicine conference, Brighton Medicina Gráfica Congress video on YouTube National Library of Medicine Graphic Medicine exhibit information and exhibit locator. Interview with Hey, Kiddo creator Jarret Krosoczka on Fresh Air with Terri Gross Support for this podcast comes from… Read More
In this month’s episode, we hear from Alice Jaggers, medical librarian and new addition to the website management team. We learn about how she got involved with Graphic Medicine, what she presented at our conference this summer, and what she hopes to see in the future. Enjoy! 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 since 1967. To learn more about Penn State College of Medicine Department of Humanities, go to www2.med.psu.edu/humanities.
On this month’s episode, Matthew and MK recap meeting up at the American Library Association conference in New Orleans. Books mentioned and relevant links: Rock Steady by Ellen Forney About Betty’s Boob by Julie Richelou ALA’s Comics & Graphic Novels Interest group becomes a Round Table Dumb by Georgia Webber Gumballs by Erin Nations Smile, Sisters, and Ghost by Raina Telgemeier Hey Kiddo: How I Lost My Mother, Found My Father, and Dealt with Family Addiction by Jared Krosoczka Machete Squad Drawn to Berlin Home After Dark by David Small Super Late Bloomer: My Early Days in Transition by Julia… Read More
The June episode of the Graphic Medicine podcast features Graphic Medicine News with Matthew Noe and and interview with Marbles creator Ellen Forney about her follow up book, Rock Steady: Brilliant Advice from My Bipolar Life. Enjoy! Graphic Medicine News links: Seattle keynote speaker Georgia Webber’s new book Dumb is now available! Isaac’s Story: https://www.mass.gov/service-details/isaacs-story-downloads-links-and-resources Hit up @comicnurse on Twitter if you want to write a review for the site! And as promised in the episode, Ellen Forney and Maria Bamford!