Programme: 10th International Hippocrates Conference on Poetry and Medicine

Date/Time: Friday 17th May, 9.30am to 7.00pm

Venue: Centre for Life, Newcastle, NE1 4AD

C for Life Newcastle

The conference will include a symposium on Julia Darling:

- †Changing the Vocabulary of Pain: the life, work and legacy of Julia Darling.†

Contributors are Cynthia Fuller, poet and co-anthologist with Julia of The Poetry Cure; poet, writer on health, and breast cancer survivor, Catherine Ayres; artist and long-time collaborator with Julia, Emma Holliday; and poet, Sean O'Brien.

Confirmed conference speakers also include:†Owen Lewis, USA, on poetry for health professionals; Anthony Daniels, UK, and Michael Salcman, USA, on doctor poets; …lise Brault-Dreux, France, on medical themes in poetry; Luz-Mar Gonzalez-Arias, Spain, on campaigning Irish poet Dorothy Molloy, and Christy Ducker and Wendy French, both from the UK, on poet residencies in health settings.†

More speakers will be announced shortly.

Click here to Register for the Conference and for the 2019 Hippocrates Prize Ceremony

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