Downloadable PDF of Symposium Schedule

Opening Reception

Evening of Tuesday 4th October @ MANY Studios

Exhibition opening of Scottish visual and concrete poetry, including screening of poem-film by Margaret Tait

Outside-in / Inside-out Symposium

 Wednesday 5th October

 Daytime @ University of Glasgow

 Presentations and performances by panelists (Details TBA)

7.30pm @ Centre for Contemporary Art (CCA)

Readings and performances to celebrate the launch of Barbaric Vast & Wild: An Assemblage of Outside & Subterranean Poetry from Origins to Present edited by Jerome Rothenberg and John Bloomberg-Rissman

Thursday 6th October

Daytime @ University of Glasgow

– Presentations and performances by panelists (Details TBA)

– Presentation of ‘The Homeless Library’ by Philip Davenport, Lois Blackburn

and collaborators

– Special Collections exhibition of concrete poetry by Ian

Hamilton Finlay and Edwin Morgan

5-7pm @ Lighthouse Gallery

Reception and viewing of exhibition curated by Bronac Ferran on experimental visual poetry from 1960s, including works by Hansjorg Mayer, Lily Greenham, and Bob Cobbing

7.30pm @ Poetry Club

 Performances by poets TBA

Friday 7th October

Daytime @ Glasgow Women’s Library

Panels, discussions, and workshops with a focus on women’s poetics and discussion of archives at the GWL (Details TBA)

7pm @ Glasgow Royal Concert Hall

Open Mic Extravaganza, featuring short readings by local and invited poets (Details TBA)

Saturday 8th October

Daytime @ MANY Studios

Visual Poetry Market – stall outside MANY Studios as part of the Barras Market

Afternoon @ University of Glasgow

– Discussion on digital archives in relation to outside aesthetics

– Response to Outside-In/Inside-Out by Charles Bernstein