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Saturday, June 17 • 10:45am - 12:15pm
Session 5D: "Comics as Access: Learning Graphic Medicine" Lightning Talks

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Main Auditorium (1st floor)

“Accessibility through Information Organization: Building a Graphic Medicine Database” Alice Jaggers, MSLS (University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Library)

“Comic Creation as an Innovative Library Role: Process, Resources, Publishing (and What About Peer Review?)” Patricia Anderson, Elise Wescom, Kai Donovan, & Ruth Carlos (University of Michigan, Ann Arbor)

“Webcomics as Vehicles for Both the Readers and Artists to Explore Disability” Kate Deibel (University of Washington Libraries)

“Adaptive Activism: Teaching Graphic Medicine as Disability Studies” Ann Fox (Davidson College)

“Fall Risk: excerpts from a graphic narrative about learning how to navigate life with disability and PTSD” Inés Ixerdia

“Blindness, Cartooning, and the Institutional Ableism of ‘Empathy Exercises’” M. Sabine Rear

“Flexible Bodies, Cartooning Idiom and Ehlers-Danlos Syndrome” Rachel Kunert-Graf, PhD (Shoreline Community College)


Esther Bendit Saltzman

Adjunct Faculty, PhD Candidate, Memphis College of Art, University of Memphis
Esther Saltzman is adjunct faculty at the Memphis College of Art and a PhD candidate in Literary and Cultural Studies at the University of Memphis. A former RN, she recently co-edited, with Stephen Tabachnick, Drawn from the Classics: Graphic Adaptations of Literary Works and has... Read More →

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Ann Fox

Professor of English, Davidson College
I'm a professor of English at Davidson College in Davidson, NC. I've been a longtime disability studies scholar who writes about the representation of disability in drama, art, and visual media. I've also curated three exhibitions on disability and art. | | I'm relatively n... Read More →
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Alice Jaggers

Instructor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
I am a librarian with a special interest in graphic medicine. I have started a graphic medicine collection at my academic library. I have also been working on a database to search for graphic medicine titles that will be open to everyone. Come talk to me!
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M. Sabine Rear

Cartoonist, zine-maker and the cute blind lady you gave your seat to on the bus.

Saturday June 17, 2017 10:45am - 12:15pm
Seattle Public Library 1000 Fourth Avenue, Seattle, WA

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