The Poetry Of Things

  • Jo Shapcott (Participant)

Activity: OtherPublic engagement, outreach and knowledge exchange - Public Lecture/debate/seminar


An afternoon of poetry readings and discussion as Gillian Clarke, Imtiaz Dharker, Sean Borodale and Jo Shapcott talk about their recent experience as poets in residence with the Thresholds project in the University of Cambridge Museums and collections. The poets will be in conversation with Professors Isobel Armstrong and Steven Connor. This event is part of the Festival of Ideas.

Reading poems and discussing poetry and object - particularly in relation to museum exhibits.
Period24 Oct 2013


  • Scott Polar
  • Scott Polar Institute
  • poetry and museums
  • Poetry and the Environment
  • poetry
  • Thresholds