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Saturday, May 6, 2017 8:00 AM5:00 PM
The 2017 International Symposium will include lectures, round-table discussions, and poetry readings. There will be talks, discussion panel, and poster sessions on historical and contemporary themes, illness and poetry, poetry as therapy, poetry in the education of health professionals, and poetry as an aid to health professionals. Symposium faculty includes: Neal Baer (writer and producer of Emmy award-winning US television show ER: judge); Jorie Graham (Harvard University, USA, judge); Jackie Kay (Newcastle University, UK: judge); Owen Lewis (Columbia University, New York City, USA: judge); Maya Catherine Popa (New York City, USA: judge).