Hiram College

Events – Fall 2017

September 27 – Kennedy Center Ballroom – 7:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event   “Medical Illustration and the Language of Comics”  Lecture by Shelley Wall, MScBMC PhD CMI, Assistant Professor, Biomedical Communications Program, Institute of Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto; Department of Biology, University of Toronto Mississauga

September 28 – Library Pritchard Room – Noon-1:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event Workshop:  “Exploring Point-of-View in Graphic Medicine” with Shelley Wall

October 9 – Kennedy Center Ballroom – 6:30 p.m. – Film Screening of Deej and Panel Discussion with DJ Savarese, Dobromir Gospodinov ’12, Beth Thompson ’04, MSSA, LSW, Program Director of Milestones Autism Resources, and Wendy Duke, Founder, and Co-Director of the Center for Applied Drama and Autism

October 10 – Alumni Heritage Room – Noon-1:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event Workshop: “An Element of Blank? Picturing Pain in Comics” with Emily Waples, Assistant Professor of Biomedical Humanities

October 20 – Cornerstone Award and Celebration – American Society for Bioethics and Humanities Annual Conference in Kansas City

October 27 – Koritansky Hall – 4:00 p.m. – “Successfully Mad: Accepting Yourself and Your Mental Illness” Lecture by Sara Dobie Bauer

October 30 – Alumni Heritage Room – 4:00-5:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event Workshop: “Visual Storytelling: Drawing Tips to Help Make Your Story Come to Life” with Christopher Ryan, Associate Professor of Art and Director, Gelbke Fine Arts Center Gallery

November 6 – Alumni Heritage Room – 4:00-5:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event Workshop: “Creating Comics on the iPad” with Erin Lamb, Herbert L. and Pauline Wentz Andrews Associate Professor of Biomedical Humanities and Director, Center for Literature and Medicine

Events – Spring 2018

January 28 – Kennedy Center Ballroom – 7:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event         “Taking Turns: Care Giving, Care Receiving, and Comics” Lecture by MK Czerwiec, RN, MA (a.k.a. “Comic Nurse”), Artist in Residence, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Medical Humanities & Bioethics

January 29 – East Hall Forum – Noon-1:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event            Workshop:  “Comics & Health: Can the Graphic Be the Medicine?” with MK Czerwiec

February 22 – Kennedy Center Ballroom – 7:00 p.m. – Margaret Clark Morgan Scholar Annual Lecture by Michael Rowe, Yale School of Medicine, Professor, Co-Director Program for Recovery and Community Health; Principal Investigator, CMHC Citizenship Project

March 15 – Kennedy Center Ballroom – 7:00 p.m. – Graphic Medicine Event “Drawing Forward: Using Art to Cope with a Terminal Diagnosis” Lecture by Teva Harrison, Award-Winning Artist, Writer, Cartoonist and Guest Judge for the Graphic Medicine Competition