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Conference to explore role of stories in health and healing
Date:4/10/2013

Graphic novels have become useful tools to help doctors communicate with their patients, she said, and the conference will include presentations from two graphic cartoon artists: Brian Fies, who in 2004 created a comic strip called "Mom's Cancer" when his mother was diagnosed with metastatic lung cancer (momscancer.com); and Ian Williams, a physician and cartoon artist who explores the role that comics can play in the study and delivery of health care (graphicmedicine.org).

Chikako Takeshita, UCR associate professor of women's studies, is a conference co-organizer. Conference supporters are the UCR Center for Ideas and Society, The Andrew Mellon Foundation, the Rupert Costo Chair at UCR, and the UCR Departments of Women's Studies and Anthropology.

The conference schedule and presenters include:

Friday, April 26:

8:30 a.m.-9:30 a.m. Continental breakfast
9:45 a.m. Welcome from Georgia Warnke, director of the UCR Center for Ideas and Society
10 a.m.-Noon Panel 1: Identity and narrative. Tiffany Lopez, UCR professor of theater and the Toms Rivera Chair in the College of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences; Susan Zieger, UCR associate professor of English; and Arthur Frank, University of Calgary sociologist.
Noon-1:30 p.m. Break for lunch (lunch provided to those who register by April 20)
1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. Panel 2: Landscapes of healing narratives. Cliff Trafzer, UCR professor of history and the Rupert Costo Chair in American Indian Affairs; and Goldberry Long, UCR assistant professor of creative writing.
3 p.m.-4 p.m. James Luna, Native American performance artist and professor emeritus of counseling at Palomar Community College.
4 p.m.-5:30 p.m. Artist reception. Presentation of community and student illustrations and illness narratives.
5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.
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Contact: Bettye Miller
bettye.miller@ucr.edu
951-827-7847
University of California - Riverside
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