Inspire Change with Nottingham Malaysia’s Ecopoetry Online Workshop Happening This 27 – 28 August 2022

Don’t underestimate the power of poetry. Advocate for change with Nottingham Malaysia’s Ecopoetry Workshop happening this 27 – 28 August 2022.

Updated 09 Aug 2022

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Poetry has the power to spark change like no other art form. If you want to inspire change through poetry, you’ll want to sign up for the University of Nottingham Malaysia’s Ecopoetry Workshop Series happening this 27 – 28 August!

In collaboration between the School of Environmental and Geographical Sciences (EGS) and the School of English, Nottingham Malaysia has organised a free two-part informative online workshop series that’ll expose you to the environmental crises and ways you can advocate for it through prose and poetry.

Best part, the most outstanding poem will be featured on Nottingham Malaysia’s EGS and Particle Magazine websites!

Does this pique your interest? Read more for details.

When and where?

Date: 27 – 28 August 2022 (Saturday & Sunday)

Time: 2pm – 4pm

Venue: It’s happening online! To register, please email [email protected].

Why should you attend?

  • Discover the power of poetry and how you can harness it for your own writing
  • Get informed on the climate crises and how it can affect livelihoods
  • Find like-minded individuals and participate in intellectual discussions among fellow poetry lovers

What you need to know

The workshop will be led by Nottingham Malaysia’s very own literature expert, Dr Shivani Sivagurunathan, and environmental science and wildlife specialists, Dr. Matthew Ashfold and Dr Wong EE Phin. Throughout the workshop, you will explore matters of climate change and biodiversity loss, and try your hand at composing your own poem advocating for the environment.

The workshop is free for anyone interested in attending but it’s only limited to 25 participants, so book your seat now and email your registration to [email protected] before it’s too late!

Agenda

27 August (2pm – 4pm)

  • Workshop 1: Talk on issues like climate change and biodiversity loss + write your first draft

28 August (2pm – 4pm)

  • Workshop 2: Edit your poem + sharing session

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