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Comics and Medicine: Keynote Talk by Hillary Chute Friday, June 16, 2017, 9 – 10 a.m.
Comics and Medicine: Keynote Talk by Hillary Chute
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryHillary Chute gives a talk on “Comics and Psychic States: Access, Interiority, Circulation,” with an introduction by Susan M. Squier.
DescriptionHillary Chute is the author of Graphic Women: Life Narrative and Contemporary Comics (Columbia UP, 2010), Outside the Box: Interviews with Contemporary Cartoonists (University of Chicago Press, 2014), and Disaster Drawn: Visual Witness, Comics, and Documentary Form (Harvard University Press, 2016). She has also co-edited two journal special issues: Mfs: Modern Fiction Studies on “Graphic Narrative” (2006) and Critical Inquiry on “Comics & Media” (2014), and she is Associate Editor of Art Spiegelman’s MetaMaus (Pantheon, 2011).

Comics and Medicine is an annual 3-day conference dedicated to graphic medicine, a genre that promotes the exploration of the intersections between the medium of comics and the discourse of healthcare. In keeping with this year’s theme of “access points,” the Library has partnered with the organizers to provide free public access to some conference programs on Friday and Saturday. To learn more about the conference or graphic medicine, visit Graphic Medicine.
NotesLibrary events and programs are free and everyone is welcome. Registration is not required.
Contact Info*Central Library 206-386-4636 or Ask a Librarian
Room CapacitySpace is limited at library events. Please come early to make sure you get a seat. Due to the fire code, we can’t exceed the maximum capacity for our rooms.
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