Northwestern University

Jun
11
Sat 3:15 PM

Comics and Medicine Keynote Address by Scott McCloud (FREE & PUBLIC!)

When: Saturday, June 11, 2011
3:15 PM - 5:00 PM  

Where: Arthur Rubloff Building, Thorne Auditorium
375 E. Chicago Avenue  
Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public

Costs: FREE

Contact: Bryan Morrison   312-503-1927  

Group: Medical Humanities & Bioethics Lunchtime Montgomery Lectures

Category: Academic

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This lecture is free and open to the public. No registration is required.

Presented as part of...

Comics and Medicine: The Sequential Art of Illness conference

This second international interdisciplinary conference aims to explore the past, present, and possible future of the genre known as Graphic Medicine in the context of the healthcare experience. We envision this gathering as a collaboration among humanities scholars, comics scholars, comics creators, healthcare professionals, and comics enthusiasts.

Thursday, June 9 – Saturday, June 11, 2011

FEATURING:
Public lecture by Scott McCloud (Understanding Comics)
Keynote by David Small (Stitches)
Workshop by Brian Fies (Mom's Cancer)
Keynote by Phoebe Gloeckner (A Child's Life)
Workshop by Sarah Leavitt (Tangles)
Keynote by Paul Gravett (Graphic Novels: Everything You Need to Know)
Workshop by Neil Phillips (Shrink Rap Press)

More information and registration at: http://bit.ly/ComicsMedicine
 
This event is co-sponsored by the Medical Humanities and Bioethics Program at Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, the Department of Humanities at Penn State College of Medicine, and the Science, Technology and Society Program of Penn State University, and is supported by a grant from Jean Schulz.

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