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Comics and Medicine: Giving Voice to Displaced People, Communities, and Cultures Friday, June 16, 2017, 1:20 – 2:50 p.m.
Comics and Medicine: Giving Voice to Displaced People, Communities, and Cultures
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryHear from a panel discussing "Giving Voice to Displaced People, Communities, and Cultures through Comics," moderated by Juliet McMullin. Part of the Comics and Medicine conference.
DescriptionPanelists:

“Multi-lingual comics fighting infectious disease: Incorporating community feedback”
David Lasky & Nikki Eller, MPH (Public Health – Seattle & King County)

“Care and Vulnerability in the Co-Design of Graphic Narrative Interventions for Refugee Mental Wellness”
Brian Goldfarb (Associate Professor of Communication, University of California, San Diego); Riley
Taitingfong (PhD Student, University of California, San Diego)

“Zombies and Refugees: the Politics of Educational Comics”
Beth Hewitt (The Ohio State University)

“Transmuting Transgenerational Trauma: Comics, Re-humanization, and Kinship across Genocides”
Dana Walrath (University of Vermont)



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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