Northwestern University

May
5
Fri 12:00 PM

”Taking Turns”: Graphic Medicine and the Oral History of a Chicago AIDS Unit - MK Czerwiec

When: Friday, May 5, 2017
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM  

Where: Robert H Lurie Medical Research Center, Baldwin Auditorium, 303 E. Superior, Chicago, IL 60611 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Cost: Free

Contact: Myria Knox   312.503.7962

Group: Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities Events

Category: Lectures & Meetings

Description:

The Center for Bioethics and Medical Humanities, and the Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics program present a lecture by:

MK Czerwiec
Senior Fellow of the George Washington School of Nursing Center for Health Policy and Media Engagement;
Alum, Master of Arts in Medical Humanities & Bioethics Program, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine

“Taking Turns”: Graphic Medicine and the Oral History of a Chicago AIDS Unit

In this talk, MK Czerwiec will discuss the roots and creation of her recent book, Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371. Along the way she will give an introduction to the field of Graphic Medicine, and describe how comics are being employed in health humanities and bioethics.

All are welcome.
Lunch will be provided.

This lecture is part of Medical Humanities & Bioethics Conference: Producing Knowledge, Evolving Practice, but attendance is not restricted to conference attendees. No registration is required for this lecture.

 

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