Monday December 3
9.15 – 9.45 Registration (Building D, floor 3)
9.45 – 11.45: Parallel session I
Panel A: Images of Care and Self-care (D220)
- ‘Fleshing out the Pain Within: Sharing and Caring Online’ (Ina Hallström, Stockholm University, Sweden).
- ‘Exploring intimacy and care in Dorothea Lynch’s and Eugene Richards’ collaborative project Exploding into Life (1986) and Angelo Merendino’s photographic essay The Battle We Didn’t Choose – My Wife’s Fight with Breast Cancer (2013)’, (Agnese Sile, Aberdeen University, UK).
- ‘Diabetes Year One: Drawing my pathography: comics, poetry and the medical self’, (Tony Pickering, MMU, UK).
Panel B: Trauma and Disability in Graphic Medicine (E420)
- ‘Shadows, Reflections, and Fragments: Embodied Experiences of Illness and Trauma in Katie Green’s Lighter than my Shadow’ (Katrina Longhurst, University of Leeds, UK).
- ‘Obesity Politics in Spanish Graphic Novel and Film’ (Ryan Prout, Cardiff University, UK)
- ‘Disabling Surroundings: Coming to Terms with Difference in Cece Bell’s El Deafo’ (Madalina Meirosu, Swarthmore College, UK)
11.45 – 13.00: lunch
13.00 – 14.30: Keynote: Ian Williams, ‘Inside Out: Perception to Page’ (Lecture hall B3)
14.30 – 15.00: Coffee
15.00 – 17.00: Parallel session II
Panel A: Representing Affect (E387)
- ‘Being Depressed in a Mad World’, (Arsev Ayşen Arslanoğlu Yıldıran, Artvin Coruh University, Turkey).
- ‘U;REDD (FEARLESS) – exhibiting anxiety’, (Nina Eide and Marte Huke, Norway)
- ‘Figurative Sculpture and Emotional Loss: Melancholy-Mercy-Transcendence’, (Päivi Miettunen, University of Calgary, Canada)
Panel B: Exploring Cancer in Graphic Medicine (E397)
- ‘Narrating the Unnarratable. The Depiction of Cancer in Graphic Memoirs’, (Christian Lenemark, University of Gothenburg, Sweden)
- ‘Visual metaphors of the gendered medical gaze in graphic illness narratives about cancer’, (Elisabeth El Refaie, Cardiff University, UK).
- ‘Straight Cancer in a Queer Body’, (Kimiko Tobimatsu, Toronto, Canada)
19.00 Conference dinner, Chutney, Katarina Bangata 19 (T-stop: Medborgarplatsen)
Tuesday December 4
9.30 – 11.30: Parallel session III
Panel A: Visualising Biomedicine (E387)
- ‘Using graphic medicine as a teaching tool in the medical school’ (Liz Brewster, Lancaster University, UK)
- ‘Journey of a Medical Student: Importance of Creating Art as a Means to Process Complex Emotions and Immortalize Patient Interactions’ (Ainna P. Randhawa, Paivi M. Miettunen, University of Calgary, Canada)
- ‘Blood Culture: Reimag(in)ing Life at a Cellular Level’ (Katy Connor, Maria Fannin, Julie Kent, University of Bristol, UK).
Panel B: Curating Medicalised Bodies (420)
- ‘Cataloguing Audrey’, (Elena Carter and Anthony Day, Wellcome Collection, UK).
- ‘AIDS and the art of self-representation: self-portraiture during the first two decades of AIDS in America’, (Fiona Johnstone, University of Warwick, UK).
- ‘Sick Sad Women: Examining stock photos in popular menstrual discourse’, (Rosanna Stevens, Australian National University, Australia).
11.30 – 13.00: lunch
13.00 – 14.30: Keynote: Lisa Diedrich (Stony Brook University) ‘Graphic analysis: On drawing illness and care as queer in graphic narratives’ (Lecture hall D9)
14.30 – 14.45: Coffee
14.45 – 15.15 Isa Dussauge, ‘Fostret/The Fetus: Animating Cultural History in 3 Minutes’ (Lecture hall D9)
15.15 – 16.30: Roundtable with Lisa Diedrich, Ian Williams, Lisa Käll, Isa Dussauge (Lecture hall D9)
16.30 Closing Reception