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Duke HHL: Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop

October 19, 2021 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop
Next week, the “Pandemics, Health, and Power” Duke Immerse cluster will be hosting a virtual Graphic Medicine illustrations workshop with MK Czerwiec, the Comic Nurse! We’d love for you to join us. Come ready to draw!
Event name: Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop
When: Tuesday, October 19from5:30 – 7:00pm EDT
Access note: HHL is planning for live captioning and verbal descriptions of the most relevant visual material. It should be noted that the content of this event is highly visual and interactive. The workshop also includes opportunities for audience participation.
If you have questions about access or anything else, please email Professor Jehanne Gheith:
See the flyer below for more details.
Image description of flyer: Image of a graphic novel by MK Czerwiec titled “Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371.” The book cover features a cartoon of a healthcare worker wearing a stethoscope, with their hands on the edge of a hospital bed as if pulling the bed or adjusting the sheets. Text below the image reads, October 19, 5:30 – 7:00. Zoom Workshop. “Comics Can Help: A Graphic Medicine Workshop. Nurse, cartoonist, and educator MK Czerwiec will introduce us to the field of Graphic Medicine. Through interactive exercises, we will explore the medium of comics as a powerful tool for reflection, processing, and integration. No prior drawing or comics experience needed. Please bring paper, drawing tools, and a desire to be playful and kind. Zoom (688 000 1354). If you have questions, please contact Prof. Jehanne Gheith (


October 19, 2021
5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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