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
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
Hello everyone! Let me introduce myself, Alice Jaggers. I am a medical librarian. You can find me on Twitter and Instagram at @AJaggers324 or on Facebook. I love to talk to people about graphic medicine. Most of the basic stuff I would put here, I’ve already said on my blog. You can check that out here. I’ve also written about the meaning and the importance of graphic medicine. If you want to learn more about how I came to graphic medicine, read about it here. I have also been working on a graphic medicine database for over a year. I’m… Read More
If you are coming to the conference in Vermont and would like to show and sell your comics and wares, sign up now for a free table at the market place which will take place on the Thursday between 4 and 6pm and during lunchtime on the Friday. Table space is limited, and assignments will be made on a first-come, first-served basis. Table request sign-up is open now. To request space, complete the form at https://goo.gl/forms/ZS98l71s7WYMpCo03. Table recipients will be notified within 10 days. Presenters, having your presentation code is helpful when completing the form, but not required.