This week on the Graphic Medicine Podcast: award winning Alaska cartoonist Peter Dunlap-Shohl talks about his new graphic memoir, My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s.
Segment 1: Graphic Medicine News
In this week’s Graphic Medicine news, the official announcement of the 2016 Comics & Medicine conference and call for papers. The conference will be held July 7-9 at the University of Dundee, Scotland. Our keynote speakers will be Lynda Barry, Al Davison, and Elisabeth El Refaie. Our theme will be “Stages & Pages.”
Our on-site coordinator and host, Andrew Godfrey created the fantastic conference artwork.
Segment 2: My Degeneration: A Journey Through Parkinson’s
This segment features an interview with Peter Dunlap-Shohl about his new book. This book arose from his two blogs, Frozen Grin and On & Off: The Alaska Parkinson’s Rag. My Degeneration was reviewed this week by the Alaska News Dispach.
Segment 3: What Are You Reading?!
For my What Are You Reading Segment this week, I thought I’d speak with someone about reading My Degeneration. I got in touch with Bill Bell, founder of the Northwest Parkinson’s Foundation.
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