Comics Put to Practise

Do17Okt(Okt 17)10:00Fr18(Okt 18)18:00Comics Put to PractiseVeranstaltungsartWorkshop


Reading literary fiction and patients’ stories may enable doctors and other health professionals to better understand their patients, question their own cultural assumptions and critically reflect on ethical issues in the field of medicine. However, the embodied experience of illness, pain, therapy, disability, or care can also – perhaps even more proficiently – be conveyed visually. This is where the comics medium, particularly the genre of ‘graphic medicine’ comes into play. What happens when doctors, patients, and medical staff work with comics, with their increased capacity of presenting multiple layers of meaning and therefore potential ambiguity through both text and images?

Raum JK 33/121
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17. Oktober 2019 10:00 - 18. Oktober 2019 18:00(GMT+02:00)

Freie Universität Berlin

Habelschwerdter Allee 45, 14195 Berlin

Freie Universität Berlin