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VerThe first book in a new series Lissa brings anthropological research to life in comic form combining scholarly insights and accessible visually rich storytelling to foster greater understanding of global politics ineualities and solidarity. it s a very interesting very unexpected graphic novel about medical decision making set during the egyptian revolution i just think it could have gone a bit deeper re the medical decision making stuff as sherine hamdy is an academic and this is her area

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Lissa author Sherine Hamdy

's family is faced with a difficult decision about kidney transplantation Their friendship is put to the test when these medical crises reveal stark differences in their perspectivesuntil revolutionary unrest in Egypt changes their lives fore. What an interesting book and what a fascinating way to make ones research accessible outside of the academia The story is set primarily in Cairo and the US It s a story of two girls Layla who is the daughter of a bawab in Cairo and is studying to be a doctor and Anna whose American father works for an oil company in Egypt and whose mother has recently died of breast cancer Anna fears the gene for the cancer is also in her and explores the option of getting a preventive mastectomy Meanwhile Layla s father has kidney disease and there is a revolution brewing in Egypt The story points towards some of the differing ideas peoplecommunities have towards health well being organ donation and the body while also highlighting how these health challenges are happening in a period of global environmental change corporate greed toxic waste and the decline of the welfare state I appreciated the representation of the hope and ultimate challenges facing the Egyptian revolution and the uniue

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As young girls in Cairo Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely friendship that crosses class cultural and religious divides Years later Anna learns that she may carry the hereditary cancer gene responsible for her mother's death Meanwhile Layla. As a reader this is a moving and beautifully constructed comic bridging two cultures medical traumas and revolution itself As a scholarteacher this is exactly the sort of work I believe we need in graphic medicine or other graphic disciplines The story can be approached by anyone but it also can be pulled apart and discussed in depth from any number of points of entry In particular the illustrations about genetic testing and patents are lesson in themselves The authors also provide commentary interviews explorations of how and why they chose the comic medium discussion uestions and enough further reading suggestions that a short undergrad course could be built on them alone With Lissa the creators have set a new standard for academically oriented comics


10 thoughts on “Lissa author Sherine Hamdy

  1. says:

    The jacket flap touts this as the first book in a new series “ that realizes ethnographic research in graphic novel form” Sounds potentially boring I know but it's actually pretty cool Anna and Layla strike up an unlikely friendship as young girls in Cairo When Anna’s mother dies of cancer she is forced to return to the US to live tho

  2. says:

    Using a graphic medium to study ethnography a pretty brilliant idea Lissa is the first of a series called ethnoGR

  3. says:

    As a reader this is a moving and beautifully constructed comic bridging two cultures medical traumas and revolution itself As a scholarteache

  4. says:

    What an interesting book and what a fascinating way to make ones research accessible outside of the academia The story is se

  5. says:

    This is as close to the perfect book as I have ever read I say this as someone who writes on comics religion who is doing research on

  6. says:

    Lissa is a fascinating combination of academic research presented through a narrative graphic novel It's an intriguing way of trying to make scholarly work accessible though I think this particular book failed a bit both as a good reflection of the academic research but also as a compelling narrative Though the creators were obvious

  7. says:

    Modern cultural research based critical peer reviewed creative and cross disciplinary A great example of collaboration across disciplines especially with the graffiti artist Ganzeer It doesn't talk down judge or tip toe around the tensions between healthcare government and Islam in Egypt

  8. says:

    it's a very interesting very unexpected graphic novel about medical decision making set during the egyptian revolution i just think it could have gone a bit deeper re the medical decision making stuff as sherine hamdy is an academic and this is her area

  9. says:

    Upon first glance LISSA comes off as the sort of book that I would not at all be interested in For one the art style isn’t the type that typically attracts me because it is the sort of style that one would generally associate with books geared to a much younger audience Secondly the book upon first glance see

  10. says:

    Lissa A Story about Medical Promise Friendship and Revolution is a graphic novel following two girls one American and one Egyptian as they grow up choose careers and lose family members Although the story is fictional it combines anthropological research about American and Egyptian healthcare cultures with the story of the 2011 Egyp

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