"Drawing the Self into History: Character Formation in Historical Graphic Memoir for Taking Turns: Stories from HIV/AIDS Care Unit 371"

MK Czerwiec , Northwestern Feinberg School of Medicine

In this presentation, the author/artist will describe how a character study of drawing childhood helped to situate her “character” self in the history of a dedicated HIV/AIDS care hospital unit in Chicago during the height of the crisis years.

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 Presented in Session 72. Seeing Childhood History through Graphic Memoirs