This Weekend, Poets March For Science

This weekend the Wick Poetry Center will travel to Washington D.C. to participate in the March for Science. Partnering with poet and environmental spokesperson Jane Hirshfield, the Wick Poetry Center will host a series of workshops at the Teach-In on the National Mall and install an exhibit of twenty-three seven-foot banners of poems about science curated by Jane Hirshfield.  

March for Science banners

For a full schedule of workshop offerings visit 

Ways to Get Involved

If you can’t make it to Washington D.C., you can still participate in the #PoetsforScience effort at home and at satellite marches around the country. 

1. View or print a poster for the march from our special collection curated by Jane Hirshfield.

March for Science banners

2. Create an erasure poem by printing a postcard with various science-based texts.


3. Photograph yourself, your fellow marchers, and your Science Stanzas posters, and tag your photographs #PoetsforScience on social media. All #PoetsforScience postings will appear on


A Community Effort

We want to send a heartfelt thank you to everyone who has donated to our effort. With the continued generosity of our incredible community and the support and encouragement from our colleagues and leaders at Kent State University, we are able to drive collaborative, interdisciplinary approaches to arts and learning through our Traveling Stanzas project. If you have not yet had a chance to donate, you can still do so here or by sending a check to the Wick Poetry Center, Kent State University, 126 S. Lincoln St., Kent, Ohio, 44240. 

POSTED: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:29pm
UPDATED: Tuesday, April 18, 2017 - 4:29pm