FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
International Comics and Medicine Conference Comes to Vermont and New Hampshire
Academic conference to be hosted by The Center for Cartoon Studies with support by Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
August 16-18, 2018
WHITE RIVER JUNCTION (VT), March 19, 2018– The Center for Cartoon Studies (CCS) is proud to announce the 9th International Comics and Medicine Conference to be held at The Center for Cartoon Studies campus and at nearby Dartmouth College. Previous conferences have been held in London, Chicago, Toronto, Brighton, Seattle, and at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore.
Graphic Medicine explores the intersections of comics and healthcare. This year’s theme, “The Ways We Work” invites participants to share and reflect upon how Graphic Medicine is being practiced in public healthcare centers, classrooms, home studios, private clinics, libraries, and bedsides. The conference begins with an evening event held Thursday, August 16, and then consists of two days of a mix of peer-reviewed academic papers, lectures, and workshops.