In our final session of Autumn Term 2016, we will be reading Surgeon X, a new comic book series published by Image Comics. Set against the backdrop of an antibiotic apocalypse in near future London, Rosa Scott, a brilliant and obsessive surgeon becomes Surgeon X, a vigilante doctor who uses experimental surgery and black market drugs to treat patients. You can find out more about the series here.
You can buy physical copies in Forbidden Planet on Shaftesbury Avenuev for £3.99. The digital copy, available as an app, also includes lots of videos and sound clips, and is £2.49.
We will meet on Thursday 15 December, 3-4.30pm, in Room B02, Birkbeck School of Arts. 43 Gordon Square WC1H 0PD.
For further details please contact Heather Tilley.
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The Birkbeck Medical Humanities Reading Group aims to create a space in which academics, clinicians and students can come together to explore key readings, ideas and materials in the field of medical humanities. Our endeavour is to find ways of talking across the different disciplines of the humanities and medicine, and we welcome participation from colleagues interested and engaged in these areas.
For details of previous sessions, please click here.