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Saturday, July 9 • 13:00 - 14:30
Session 4B: Moving Stories

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Cynthia Clark Harvey: Drawn To You, A Graphic Panegyric

Rachael House: Red Hanky Panky Repositioned

Paula Knight: The Facts of Life

Zara Slattery: Coma Comic et al

John Swogger and Liesl Swogger: Acting Like One Of Those People

Evi Tampold and Carol Nash: Keeper Of The Clouds

Dana Walwarth: Facing Dehumanization through Comics

Venus: Cooking with cancer

Ian Wiliams: The Lady Doctor

From Sad Ghosts to Bad Thoughtz-Jillian Fleck

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Shelley Wall

Assistant Professor, Biomedical Communications, University of Toronto


Jillian Fleck

From Sad Ghosts to Bad Thoughtz-Jillian Fleck Jillian Fleck is an emerging comic artist currently studying in the University of Dundee’s MLitt Comics Studies program.  Her comics have been published in a number of international anthologies and zines, as well as online.  Jillian’s... Read More →
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Cynthia Clark Harvey

Cynthia Clark Harvey is a writer/artist living in Phoenix, AZ, USA. Reading comics has been a life-long pleasure for Cynthia; creating comics is a more recent pursuit. Cynthia’s other job is framing art.Cynthia Clark Harvey: Drawn To You, A Graphic Panegyric Two brilliant and beautiful... Read More →
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Rachael House

Rachael House is an artist who makes events, objects, performances, comic strips and zines. Themes running through her work include feminism (particularly it's intersection with punk), queer politics, sexuality, mental health, collective joy and ecstatic resistance. She makes work... Read More →
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Paula Knight

I'm a comics creator, illustrator and children's author working in Bristol, UK. The Facts of Life, my graphic memoir, will be published by Myriad Editions in Spring 2017. Self-published comics include Spooky Womb, and X-Utero - a collection about childlessness, which has also... Read More →
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Carol Nash

Scholar in Residence, University of Toronto
As Scholar in Residence in the History of Medicine Program (Department of Psychiatry, Faculty of Medicine) at the University of Toronto, I facilitate a weekly Health Narratives Research Group at the Mount Sinai Hospital where participants from across the University take the story... Read More →
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Zara Slattery

A graphic artist writing & drawing comics on the idiosyncrasies of life. Collaborations and self published comics include, Two Birds with Myfanwy Tristram, Don't Call Me A Tomboy with Kirsten Wild and Short Comings & A Small Indulgence In Orange, a collection of short stories. Coma... Read More →

John Swogger

John G Swogger is an archaeologist and illustrator, and writes numerous comics on archaeological topics. He also illustrated and co-wrote the comic book Something Different About Dad – Living With your Autistic Parent.John Swogger and Liesl Swogger: Acting Like One Of Those People This... Read More →
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Artist, BongYongArt
Venus has been an artist for more then 20+ years and is now evolving into creating illustrated stories that reflect her life experiences and personal/social perspectives. She is currently experiencing colon cancer for a second time and adding her current experiences with previous... Read More →


Dana Walrath

Dana Walwarth: Facing Dehumanization through ComicsStripping individuals of their personhood – defining them as somehow less than human – shifts the rules of social interaction. In the context of genocide, dehumanization has grave consequences. Fourth of the ten stages of genocide... Read More →
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Ian Williams

Editor, Graphic Medicine
Ian Williams named the area of study called Graphic Medicine, founding the Graphic Medicine website in 2007, which he currently edits with MK Czerwiec. He is a comics artist, writer and physician, based in Brighton. His graphic novel, The Bad Doctor, was published in the UK by Myriad... Read More →

Saturday July 9, 2016 13:00 - 14:30 BST
Lecture Theater 2