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Comics and Medicine: Lightning Talks - The Process of Comics Friday, June 16, 2017, 3:10 – 4:40 p.m.
Comics and Medicine: Lightning Talks - The Process of Comics
Event typeLibrary Program
WhereCentral Library
Room LocationLevel 1 - Microsoft Auditorium
AudienceAdults
LanguageEnglish
SummaryHear lightning talks on "The Process of Comics: Reflection, Identity, Access," moderated by R Amerisa Waters. Part of the Comics and Medicine conference.
DescriptionSpeakers:

Shelley Wall, CMI, AOCAD, MScBMC, PhD (University of Toronto), “The Unthought Drawn: Mark-Making as a Reflective Practice in Healthcare”

Kara Sievewright, “Queer in Common Country: A comic about cancer and queerness”

Emma Rust (Whitman College), “The Power of Illustration: Empathy and Representation”

Cindy Butor, “Menstrupedia: Comics & Sex Education”

Kurt Shaffert (Center for Cartoon Studies), “Accessing the Inaccessible through Therapeutic Process Cartooning”

Anita Ravi (Institute for Family Health—PurpLE Clinic), “Relearning Medicine at The PurpLE Clinic”

Erma Blood, “Grab Back: Comics Stories about Sexual Assault”



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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