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Register for the Symposium and the Hippocrates Awards

4th International Symposium on†Poetry & Medicine†and Hippocrates Awards
Saturday 18th May, 2013

Henry Wellcome†Lecture Theatre
183 Euston Road, London NW1 2B


09.00 †REGISTRATION

09.30† Introduction: the Hippocrates initiative on poetry and medicine
† † † † † †Donald Singer and Michael Hulse, University of Warwick†

†† † † † †MEDICAL THEMES IN POETRY (1)

09.40The plague of Thebes:
† † † † † †an historical epidemic in Sophocles’ drama Oedipus Rex
† † † † † †Antonis A. Kousoulis, Imperial College, London

10.00†† “Saturn hath the Left Eare, Jupiter the Right”:
† † † † † † poetry and the place of astrology in medicine
† † † † † † John Riddington Young, Bideford

††††††††††† KEYNOTE ADDRESS - 1 †

10.20†† Pills for the Muses: poetry and medical trade in the 19th century
† † † † † † Hugues Marchal, University of Basel, Switzerland

10.50†† Speaker panel - Question and answer session

11.10†† Coffee & Posters

† † † † † † MEDICAL THEMES IN POETRY (2)

11.40†† “The rest of me here on the bed”:
† † † † † † landscapes of pain in Dorothy Molloy’s cancer poetry
† † † † † † Luz Mar GonzŠlez-Arias, University of Oviedo, Spain

†† † † † † †KEYNOTE ADDRESS - 2

12.00†† "Poetry and Resilience in Medical Education and Practice"
† † † † † † Anne Hudson Jones, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, USA

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12.30†† Speaker Panel - Question and answer session

13.00†† Lunch and†Posters

† † † † † †GUEST POETRY READING

14.00†† Philip Gross, University of Glamorgan

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† † † † † †POETRY IN THERAPY

14.25†† Walking back to words: poetry from stroke survivors with aphasia
† † † † † † †Andrew McMillan, John Moores University, Liverpool

14.50†† Illuminating the present: poetry and dementia
† † † † † † Cheryl Moskowitz, London

15.15†† Speaker panel - Question and answer session:

15.35 † TEA and POSTERS

† † † † † † HIPPOCRATES AWARDS SESSION†

16.00†† Poetry Reading: Jo Shapcott

Jo Shapcott

16.20†† Remarks on behalf of the Judges:†
† † † † † †Jo Shapcott†
† † † † † †Clare Pollard ††

Clare Pollard

† † † † † † Young Poets award: Paul Munden, NAWE
† † † † † † NHS awards: Dr Theodore Dalrymple
† † † † † † Open awards: Roger Highfield †

† † † † † † Readings from the 7 winning poems

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† † † † † † †HIPPOCRATES†PRESS BOOK LAUNCH †††

17.30 † †Wendy French and Jane Kirwan, Born in the NHS

17.50 † †RECEPTION

19.00 † †CLOSE


†© Hippocrates initiative 2012: hippocrates.poetry@gmail.com