Changing Cultures...Veterinary Medicine in Literature

Venue: University of Guelph

Location: Guelph, Ontario, Canada

Event Date/Time: May 10, 2010 End Date/Time: May 11, 2010
Abstract Submission Date: Feb 01, 2010
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Description

The symposium organisers welcome papers on any aspect of veterinary medicine and the literary arts, including:

Themes within the healing professions

-Client communications
-The human-animal bond
-'First, do no harm'
-Dying, death and grief
-Retaining purpose and joy

The use of fiction, essays and poetry in medicine and the healing professions

-To enhance understanding and empathy in relation to these professions
-In the context of our personal philosophies of writing i.e., 'Why write?'
-With an interest in personal memoirs
-With regard to veterinary science and the experience of being a scientist
-What I read and why

Venue

50 Stone Rd.
Guelph
Ontario
Canada
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