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2 March 2017
The Today's Comic Book Makeover


22 December 2016–31 March 2017
Precarious Migration: Undocumented Voices of Cambodian Migrants
Serialised over 7 weeks at The Broadcaster, Wellingore & Waddington, Lincolnshire
Undocumented Voices of Cambodian Migrants.
Commissioned by Migrating Out Of Poverty
To see the comic here's the link:


Becoming of Age cartoons on COMIKKA



22 June 2017
Guest speaker

A Symposium hosted by the The Oxford Research Centre in the Humanities (TORCH) Network, 'Comics and Graphic Novels: The Politics of Form' University of Oxford


14 February 2017
Guest at Nottingham does Comics

Saturday 28 January 2017 10:00-19:30
École Européeanne supérieurs de l’image, Angoulême (ÉESI)
in association with
The British Consortium of Comics Scholars (BCCS) and International Girl Gang: Laydeez do Comics (LDC) UK; FEMSKT Finland; Ladies Night Anthology (LNA) USA; Comic Book Slumber Party UK
Questioning Sexism in Comics: Practice and Research: France; Finland; UK; USA
Incorporating a Laydeez do Comics Angoulême Special
Places are free but very limited and can be booked:

5 December 2016, 19:30 – 21:30
Guest at Laydeez do Comics Birmingham

Venue: The Victoria Pub
48 John Bright Street, Birmingham, B1 1BN
(down the road from Birmingham New Street)

Friday 23 September 2016
Abusing Power Conference

Brighton Museum
Presentation of paper: Where are the funny women? Feminist Political cartooning in Britain since the 1970s

20 April– 24 July 2016
The Great British Graphic Novel

The Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HH
Artwork included in exhibition

July 2016
New Comic Work launched at WOMAD The Worlds's Festival 2016: Precarious Migration: Undocumented Voices of Cambodian Migrants. Commissioned by Migrating Out Of Poverty
To see the comic here's the link:

Thursday 21 July 2016 19:00-22:00
Meet The World of Graphic Fiction

The Writers' Guild of Great Britain panel discussion
St Albans Centre - 18 Brooke St, City of London, EC1N 7RD

Wednesday 13 July 2016 18:30
An Introduction to Graphic Medicine

The Cartoon Museum, 35 Little Russell Street, London WC1A 2HH

Friday 1 July 2016 13:00-18:30
Comics, Politics, and Adaption

Symposium. Roundtable Participant
The University of Nottingham
School of English, Trent Building A35,
University Park Campus, Nottingham NG7 2RD

7-9 July 2016
Graphic Medicine 2016 Conference: Stages & Pages

Dalhousie Building, University of Dundee, Scotland.
Presentation of paper:
Tracing the legacy of women’s health cartoons and comics in Britain

Saturday 4 June 2016,12-6.30pm
Comics Scholarship Day Symposium

British Consortium of Comics Scholars
University of Sussex
Member of BCCS hosting Committee
Free but places must be booked (includes lunch)

Thursday 2 June 2016
Women and Comics Conference

Université de Picardie Jules Verne, laboratoire CORPUS, Amiens, France
Presentation of paper:
A 21st Century British Comics Community that Ensures Gender Balance

Saturday 21-Sunday 22 May 2016, 11am
Norwich Writers Centre Festiva, Dragon Hall

Not a Misery Memoir
In conversation with Una

5 February – 5 May 2016
Comix Creatrix: 100 Women Making Comics

House of Illustration, London N1C 4BH
Artwork included in exhbition

20 February 2016
Norwich Progressive Media conference
hosted by the Norwich Radical
University of East Anglia
Panel speaker

15 January 2016
Comedy on Stage and Page: satirical cartoons & stand-up
University of Kent, Canterbury
Presentation of paper: Humorous cartoons and comics as feminist consciousness-raising

31 October 2015
Transitions 6 New Directions in Comics Studies
Panel Chair
Birkbeck College
London WC1E 7HX

23 October
Bloomsbury Festival

Comics: Illuminating the Dark Night of the Soul
Guest speaker with David Monteith, Katie Green, Brick, Maria Stoian, Matilda Tristram

18 October 2015
Hillingdon Literary Festival
10:30: Billy, Me & You
Brunel University
Antonin Artaud Building
Kingston Lane

15:00: In conversation with Rachael Ball The Inflatable Woman

5 October 2015
Contributor to Lunchbunch on The Nicola Gilroy Show
BBC Radio Lincolnshire

27 August 2015
Contributor to Lunchbunch on The Nicola Gilroy Show
BBC Radio Lincolnshire

2 August 2015
Storytelling Sexual Abuse through Comics
Clear Lines Festival, London

I'klectik, Old Paradise Yard, 20 Carlisle Lane, SE1 7LG

28 July 2015
Contributor to Lunchbunch on the Nicola Gilroy show
(Rob Underwood standing in for Nicola Gilroy)
BBC Radio Lincolnshire

29 June 2015
Contributor to Lunchbunch on the Nicola Gilroy show
BBC Radio Lincolnshire

22-26 June 2015
Sixth International Graphic Novels & Comics Conference Voyages
Tuesday 23 June presentation of paper: I Want to be Able to Sleep in an Open Field

30 May 2015
British Consortium of Comics Scholars and Comics Tea Party

in association with the Sussex Centre for Cultural Studies
Fulton Building, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton BN1 9NZ

Steven Appleby, Professor Will Brooker, Kate Evans, Dr Matt Green,
Rachael House, Annie Lawson, Pen Mendonca, Sofia Niazi,
Janette Parris, Dr Ernesto Priego, Professor Roger Sabin, Nicola Streeten

13 May 2015
Autoethnography: Learning from Stories

C21 Writings University of Brighton
Guest presenter

7 May 2015
'Telling the story of Parkinson's: Can comics help?'

Brighton Fringe Festival

1 May 2015
Graphic Brighton: Drawing in the Margins

University of Brighton
Guest presenter

15 November 2014
Thought Bubble, The Leeds comic art festival

Panel participant

13-14 November 2014

Violence: A conference on Comics
Delivering a paper
Leeds Central Library

25 October 2014
Transitions 5 New Directions in Comics
Birkbeck College, University of London

17-19 October 2014
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival

Kendal, Cumbria
Guest presenter

16 September 2014
Quick Strips at The Brighton Digital Festival
The Latest Bar
14-17 Manchester Street
Brighton BN2 1TF

Featuring: Nicola Streeten, Hannah Eaton, Nye Wright, Ian Williams, Dan Locke, Hannah Berry, Patrice Aggs, Muna Al-Jawad, Fraser Geesin and other mystery guests to be confirmed, conducted by Myriad Editions in association with Cartoon County, the Sussex Association of Cartoonists and Comic Strip Artists.

10-19 September 2014
Death and Dying
presented by MAG3 and Wild Gift
MAG3 Project Space, Schiffamtsgasse 17, 1020 Vienna
Emi Avora, Carolina Chew, Alicja Dobrucka, Lorrice Douglas, Chilo Eribenne, Valérie Favre, Nicky Hirst, Marc Hulson, Birgit Jürgenssen, Tamara K.E., Hiroe Komai, Annie Lovejoy, Elizabeth Magill, Marilyn Manson, Piper Mavis, McGrath Makers (Halima Begum, Donald Dunn, Sonya Holder, Arthur Locke), Assunta Abdel Azim Mohamed, Goia Mujalli, Maia Naveriani, Fabian Peake, Harriet Poznansky, Lukas Pusch, Petra Sterry, Nicola Streeten, Sophie Tiller, Sonia Tuttiet

18-20 July 2014
Fifth International Graphic Novels & Comics Conference

British Library, London
Presentation of a paper

5 July 2014
Critical Voices

Trinity Theatre, Tunbridge Wells
The Side Effects of Comics: A personal Experience of Life and Comics

1 July 2014
Laydeez do Comics fifth birthday celebration, London

Presentation as part of a line up of Laydeez leaders of Laydeez do comics

26-28 June 2014
Comics & Medicine: From Private Lives to Public Health,
2014 Graphic Medicine Conference, Baltimore
Delivering a paper

6 June 2014
Researching Uniqueness

The 6th annual Brighton-Sussex postgraduate conference
The Keep, Brighton

24 May 2014
Graphic Brighton
Sallis Benney Theatre, Grand Parade, University of Brighton, Brighton, BN2 0JY

2 May – 19 August 2014
Comics Unmasked, Art and Anarchy in the UK

British Library, London
Billy, Me & You is included in the exhibition

19 May 2014
The Myriad First Graphic Novel Award

On the panel of judges
Conference Centre, British Library

28 Apri, 2014
Crawley WordFest

Crawley Library, Southgate Avenue, Crawley
01293 651751
Is There A Doctor in the House? Nicola Streeten and Ian Williams

10 February - 31 March 2014
Sick! Festival 2014

Public Space Installation: Stories From The Front Line
Jubilee Square, Brighton
The Latest TV interview: Brighton woman's stroke recovery turned into comic strip

Week beginning 25 February 2014
Webcomic Artist Swap Project

23-25 March 2014
Names Not Numbers, Aldeburgh, Suffolk

7 November 2013
In Conversation with Julie Maroh and Chris Thompson
Orbital Comics, 8 Great Newport Street, London

18-20 October 2013.
The Lakes International Comic Art Festival
Kendal, Cumbria

26 October 2013
Transitions 4
Panel Chair
Birkbeck College
London WC1E 7HX
Comica Symposium

28 September 2013
Feminist Graphic Arts
Talk: "From memoir to fiction"
The Feminist Library London
5 Westminster Bridge Road, SE1 7XW

5-7 July 2013
Ethics Under Cover: Comics, Medicine and Society
4th International Conference on Comics and Medicine

Brighton & Sussex Medical School
Delivery of key note address
Damned if you do, Doomed if you don't

24-28 June 2013
The International Graphic Novel/IBDS conference
Glasgow and Dundee
From ‘Wimmen’ to ‘Grrrls’ to ‘Laydeez do comics’
The tradition of Feminist activism in comics since the 1970’s and the influence on current British comics.


15 May 2013
Laydeez do comics at Brighton Festival
in association with Myriad Editions
Brighton Dome Studio Theatre Bar, Church Street
Brighton, BN1 1UE

26 November, 2012
Inaugural Laydeez do Comics LEEDS
Wharf Chambers
23-25 Wharf Street

22 September 2012
London Art Book Fair
Whitechapel Gallery, 77-82 Whitechapel High Street
London E1 7QX Study Studio, 5–6pm (Free)
Discussion: Women and the Graphic Novel
A debate on gender and artists' comic books with artists and writers
Christine Redfern and Caro Caron, and founders of graphic novel forum
Ladeez do Comics, Sarah Lightman and Nicola Streeten.
In association with Redfern/Caron and Space Station Sixty-Five, currently showing
Who is Ana Mendieta?

24 August 2012
Edinburgh Fringe Festival
Joint event with Aneurin Wright
Word Power Books 43-45 West Nicolson Street, Edinburgh

21 August 2012
Interrogating Trauma in the Humanities
International Interdisciplinary Conference University of Lincoln, UK
Of Mice and Women- trauma in comics and graphic novels
Joint presentation with Sarah Lightman

18 August 2012
Caption annual small press convention
Guest panelist
East Oxford Community Centre,
44b Princes St, Oxford OX4 1DD

8 August 2012
Laydeez do comics BRISTOL
Cafe Kino
108 Stokes Croft, Bristol, BS1 3RU

25 July 2012
Inaugural Laydeez do comics TORONTO
The Arts and Letters Club
14 Elm Street, Toronto
Ontario Canada M5G 1G7

23 July 2012
Comics & Medicine: Navigating the Margins
The University of Toronto, Canada
The role of comics in provider/patient communication: Why are older women creating graphic memoirs? Presentations and panel discussion: Sandra Bell-Lundy, Lesley Fairfield, Sarah Lightman, Rosalind B. Penfold, Nicola Streeten

28 June 2012
The Third International Comics Conference: Comics Rock

Bournemouth University
Comics as a tool for transformative meaning
Joint presentation with Dr Elisabeth El Refaie

25 May 2012
Comic(s) Bodies a multidisciplinary symposium
Keynote speaker with Karrie Fransman and Dr Mary Talbot
Nottingham Contemporary
Weekday Cross, Nottingham NG1 2GB

27 April, 2012
Graphic Medicine at Work

Chowen Lecture Theatre, BSMS - University of Sussex, Falmer, BN1 9PX
Presentations and q+a from Dr Muna Al Jawad, Nicola Streeten and Nye Wright.

7 April, 2012
Studio G, South Oxford Space
138 S. Oxford Street, Brooklyn NEW YORK 11217
Michael Kaminer, Sarah Lightman, Ellen Lindner, Bonnie L. Millard, Nicola Streeten

9 March 2012
Names Not Numbers
presented by Editorial Intelligence and partners
Portmeirion, North West Wales
Bright Ideas
Co-Chairs: Lousie Chunn, Psychologies and Morice Mendoza, Mendozamedia
Presentations from Jack Stoerger, ei Atlantic and James Long, Long Productions: A Brief Poetry Reading from 'Being Human', Bloodaxe Books; Satish Kumar, Resurgence: 'Soil, Soul & Society' and Nicola Streeten, Artist: 'Fresh Forms of Art From Old Memories'
Podcast (20 mins in)

23 February 2012
Big Green Bookshop
Unit 1, Brampton Park Road
Wood Green, London
N22 6BG
Presentation about Billy, Me & You, with q+a session.

20-22 January 2012

Fulton Building, University of Sussex Campus

21 January 2012
Nicola Streeten interviewing Bryan and Mary Talbot

22 January 2012
LIFE WRITING Panel Discussion
On the use of autobiography and memoir with graphic novelists Nicola Streeten, Aneurin Wright and novelist Sue Eckstein.
Click here to listen to discussion on Panel Borders

28 January 2012
An Introduction to Creating your Graphic Memoir

Idea Store Chrisp Street
London E14 6BT
Presentation and practical workshop

5 December 2011
Laydeez do Comics
Presentation about Billy, Me & You
Click here to read guest blog documentation by Jade Sarson

26 November 2011
Comica Conversation at Orbital Comics
Nicola Streeten in conversation with Sarah Leavitt
Click here to listen to the Orbital Comics Podcast

17 November 2011
Graphic Medicine Conference Visualising the Stigma of Illness
as part of Comics Forum 2011
The Stigma of Mourning too Long
Click here to hear the Graphic Medicine Podcast

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