Disarming Dialogues in Humanities and Ethics (Workshop, University of Chicago Center in New Delhi, 2-4 November 2016)

The Medical Humanities Group of the University College of Medical Sciences (UCMS), University of Delhi, India and the University of Chicago Medicine, USA will be organising this three day collaborative workshop. The course faculty will be Matthew Sorrentino, David Meltzer, Vinay Kumar, Monica Peek from Bucksbaum Institute for Clinical Excellence, Ranjana Srivastava from MacLean Center for Read the full article…

Comics & Medicine (CFP, Conference, Riverside, California, 16-18 July 2015)

Comics and Medicine 2015. Call for Papers 6th International Conference: SPACES OF CARE 16th – 18th July 2015 Culver Arts Center University of California, Riverside Theme The theme of this year’s conference, Spaces of Care, invites us to think about space as a critical element in health care and comics. Receiving medical treatment can affect Read the full article…

Comics & Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health (CfP, Conference, Johns Hopkins, 26-28 June 2014)

Comics & Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health June 26th to 28th, 2014 Johns Hopkins Medical Campus in Baltimore, Maryland, USA Keynote Speakers: Ellen Forney, Arthur W. Frank & Carol Tilley The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine Department of Art as Applied to Medicine in collaboration with Graphic Medicine invites papers for the Read the full article…

Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture (CfP, Popular Culture and American Culture Associations Conference, Chicago, April 16-19 2014)

CALL FOR PAPERS: Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture POPULAR CULTURE AND AMERICAN CULTURE ASSOCIATIONS NATIONAL CONFERENCE Chicago, IL April 16-19, 2014 DEADLINE: November 1, 2013 The “Medical Humanities: Health and Disease in Culture” area for the 2014 Popular Culture Association/American Culture Association meeting in Chicago, IL invites presentation proposals related to the portrayal Read the full article…

Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine and Society (CfP, 4th International Conference of Comics and Medicine, Brighton, July 2013)

4th International Conference of Comics and Medicine Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine and Society 5th-7th July 2013 Brighton and Sussex Medical School Brighton and Sussex Medical School in collaboration with Brighton and Sussex University Hospital Trust and Graphic Medicine invites papers for the fourth international conference on Comics and Medicine. Previous meetings have been held in London, Read the full article…

Ian Williams’ on ‘Graphic medicine: comics as medical narrative’ (Medical Humanities Journal)

Ian Williams’ article, Graphic Medicine: Comics as Medical Narrative has just been published in the BMJ’s Medical Humanities journal. Williams is an independent general practitioner, a comics artist (under the nom de plume Thom Ferrier) and editor of GraphicMedicine.org. The abstract reads: Among the growing number of works of graphic fiction, a number of titles Read the full article…

Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins (CFP, Conference, Toronto, July 2012)

The third international interdisciplinary conference on comics and medicine will continue to explore the intersection of sequential visual arts and medicine.  This year we will highlight perspectives that are often under-represented in graphic narratives, such as depictions of the Outsider or Other in the context of issues such as barriers to healthcare, the stigma of Read the full article…

CFP: Graphic Medicine: Visualising the Stigma of Illness, 17 November 2011

Graphic Medicine: Visualizing the Stigma of Illness 17th November Leeds Art Gallery This one-day interdisciplinary conference aims to explore medical narrative in graphic novels and comics with an emphasis on the stigma of illness, disease or disability, both physical and mental. A subgenre of graphic narrative known as graphic medicine is emerging as a field Read the full article…