Institute of Advanced Studies (IAS)


VIRTUAL: Poetry for Better Futures — Exhibition of poems and panel discussion

03 June 2021, 5:30 pm–7:00 pm

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This event is part of UCL’s Back to the Future initiative – a free programme of masterclasses, short courses and workshops for students throughout May and June 2021.

This event is free.

Event Information

Open to







Dr Mariah Whelan

All welcome. Please register to receive a link to join the event.

Dr Mariah Whelan, Creative Fellow (UCL Institute of Advanced Studies), will lead an exhibition of poems followed by a roundtable panel discussion with the following speakers:

The exhibition of poems will consist of live performances, pre-recorded videos and a showcase of poem objects and texts. It will be followed by a roundtable panel discussion which will explore what poetry can bring to conventional academic practice. This event is free and open to all.

This event will run on Zoom. Invitees will be required to register to receive a link to join the event. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you need assistance on the day, and follow this FAQ link for more information and to read our virtual events code of conduct. All of our events are free, but you can support the IAS here.