Graphic Medicine at PCA 2021

deadline for submissions: 
September 20, 2020
full name / name of organization: 
Popular Culture Association
contact email: 


In conjunction with the Popular Culture Association (PCA) holding their 2021 conference in Boston, contributors and attendees of the New England Graphic Medicine (NEGM) Virtual Summit are proposing a slate of programming that now is welcoming additional participants. 

Two complete panels of 3-5 participants will be offering “Collaborating on and Creating Graphic Medicine” and “New England Graphic Medicine” line-ups, respectively. Potential speakers and topics currently include:

Collaborating on and Creating Graphic Medicine

  • Sarah Mausner (Teen Health Comics)
  • Janine Georg (endometriosis)
  • Maria Photinakis (mental illness and climate anxiety)

 New England Graphic Medicine

  • Sarah Levin-Lederer
  • A. David Lewis
  • Matthew Noe

Additional topics may include illness is various comics titles, local GM, comics in hospitals, the business of GM, canonicity, etc.

Also, a round-table discussion of up to 5 individuals on “GM’s Marginalized Voices” will be planned to include the following initial panelists

  • Ned Bartlett
  • Cathy Leamy
  • Rachel Walden


In short, we welcome additional participants for any of these sessions. Please send a short bio, your C.V., and your proposed contribution to one of these three events to by September 31, 2020. Additional information on PCA 2021 can be found on the organization’s website at