'Graphic medicine' next topic in Huddle with the Faculty series

John Patishnock
October 08, 2015

UNIVERSITY PARK, Pa. — Comic books can have a significant impact on how people handle illness and trauma.  

Surprised to hear this, and want to know more? Then attend Saturday morning's Huddle with the Faculty presentation titled "What is Graphic Medicine? How Comics are Impacting Patients and Physicians." Susan Merrill Squier, Julia Brill Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and English, will discuss this new genre and introduce the audience to highlights from recent, powerful works. 

The 24th annual Huddle with the Faculty series takes place every Saturday morning on home football weekends. Admission is free and open to the public, with free parking available in the Nittany Parking Deck. Complimentary breakfast refreshments will be served at 8:30 a.m., and the presentation will begin at 9 a.m. in The Nittany Lion Inn. 

For more information on this year's Huddle with the Faculty schedule, visit the Penn State Alumni Association's website

Huddle with the Faculty is presented by the Penn State Alumni Association and sponsored by The Village at Penn State with support from The Nittany Lion Inn and Penn State Press. 

  • Susan Merrill Squier photo

    Susan Merrill Squier, Julia Brill Professor of Women's, Gender & Sexuality Studies and English

    IMAGE: Penn State

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Last Updated October 08, 2015