Creative Archives – A Poetry as Commemoration Symposium

Join us on Thursday 12 October for a one-day symposium exploring commemorative poetry and creative engagement with archives. Showcasing the work of Poetry as Commemoration, a UCD Library Decade of Centenaries initiative, this symposium will feature a collaborative workshop with poet Christodoulos Makris; panel discussions with poets, archivists, and workshop facilitators; and a poetry reading featuring poets who have contributed to the project over the past two years.

10am – 1pm Poetry as Commemoration Collaborative Workshop with Christodoulos Makris (limited spaces.)

2pm-5pm Panel discussions on Commemoration & the Creative Use of Archives and Poetry as Commemoration in the Community

5pm-6pm Poetry as Commemoration Reading 

Click link to view Final Poetry as Commemoration Symposium Programme


Poetry as Commemoration is supported by the Department of Tourism, Culture, Arts, Gaeltacht, Sport and Media under the Decade of Centenaries Programme 2012-2023. Project partners include Poetry Ireland, Arts Council Northern Ireland, and Quotidian – Word on the Street.