Stories tagged MK Czerwiec

Cartoonist Dispatches: MK Czerwiec, Art Spiegelman

MK Czerwiec, RN, MA is a nurse who uses comics to contemplate the complexities of illness and caregiving. Art Spiegelman is the author of Maus and In The Shadow of No Towers.

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Visiting Artist: MK Czerwiec

MK Czerwiec, RN, MA, is the creator of Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371 (Penn State University Press, 2017), a co-author of the Graphic Medicine Manifesto (Penn State University Press, 2015), and editor of Menopause: A Comic Treatment. With Ian Williams, Matthew Noe, and Alice Jaggers, she manages graphicmedicine.org.

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MK Czerwiec at ArtisTree

Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371 by MK Czerwiec

MK Czerwiec, 2019 CCS Applied Cartooning Fellow, will be talking about Graphic Medicine at ArtisTree on Saturday, October 12, at 3pm. In this interactive workshop, participants will be introduced to the field of graphic medicine, which integrates the medium of comics with topics of health, illness, caregiving, and disability. MK will lead several exercises exploring the many ways drawing and comics can enhance our processing of health-related experiences. This workshop will appeal to health care workers, authors, artists, academics, and fans of comics and medicine alike. Absolutely no prior experience with comics or drawing required! Preregistration is requested but not necessary.

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Comics and Medicine Conference: 75 Sessions, Keynotes, Exhibit, and Marketplace!


Comics and Medicine Conference 2018

Drawing by Marek Bennett

The schedule is now available for the 2018 Comics and Medicine Conference, August 17 and 18, being hosted at The Center for Cartoon Studies in Vermont with support from Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College! With 75 sessions and 3 keynote speakers, you are sure to fill your inspiration bucket. Here are some highlights:

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Tags: Cartoon Studies, Comics and Medicine, Graphic Medicine, JD Lunt, Julie Doucet, Kriota Willberg, Leah Eisenberg, MK Czerwiec, R. Sikoryak