Listening, Sound, Agency: An International Scholarly Symposium Listening to sound entails scenarios of subjection and agency. In Althussarian terms we might say that we are persistently interpellated, or hailed into positions of listening subjects in society, requiring us to engage in or with the cultural assumptions and techniques that those listening positions entail. But listening […]
Building (Digital) Humanities Communities around Sound Archives: The Story of SpokenWeb — May 16, 2019 (Events)
Dr. Jason Camlot will be giving a keynote presentation at The Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2019 at the University of Ottawa. In this plenary session, Dr. Camlot will discuss the great potential for humanities research of conceptualizing collaborative projects around unique yet largely unused collections of cultural heritage materials. Speaking from the experience of developing […]
From June 18-20, Digital Editions, Digital Archives: A Symposium will take place at the Amp Lab (UBC Okanagan). SpokenWeb affiliated talks and workshops include: “Digital Pedagogies Round Table” featuring SpokenWeb affiliates: Jason Wiens (U Calgary); Deanna Fong (SFU); Cole Mash (SFU); Karis Shearer (UBCO); Megan Butchart (UBCO). Deanna Fong and Karis Shearer. “Gender, Affective Labour and […]
The SpokenWeb Symposium Resonant Practices in Communities of Sound is hosted in Vancouver. The submission for papers is open until February 15th, the results will be announced by late February. Please see the Call for Papers here. We also invite proposals from students for research creation involving SFU literary audio archives. Please see this CFP here.
The SpokenWeb Sound Institute is a two-day interactive event which will take place on the Burnaby campus of SFU, open to the members of the SpokenWeb network. It is an opportunity to reflect on the past year, solidify the work of each of the SpokenWeb Task Forces, share tools and knowledge, and plan the year ahead.
SpokenWeb collaborators ARCMTL are presenting Montréal’s first Art Book Fair and conference. VOLUME 1 has been a long time coming! After New York, Toronto and Vancouver, Montreal will finally have its own Art Book Fair and conference. VOLUME 1 will present works and programming in both English and French, including artists and publishers from all over Canada, the US […]
A Free-to-Attend Conference December 2-5, 2016, Concordia University Tune in to the LIVE STREAM. Digitized spoken-audio archives have proliferated over the past two decades, making a wide range of historically significant analog spoken recordings originally captured in different media formats accessible to listeners and scholars for the first time. Online repositories like PennSound and the […]
The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library — Jun 17-18, 2016 (Events)
A Free-to-Attend Conference June 17-18, Concordia University “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” – Jorge Luis Borges In recent years, the idea of the library has become increasingly important to scholars of and experts on architecture, creative writing, digital humanities, history, and numerous other fields. Our conference asks contributors to join […]
CONFERENCE: June 5-6th 2015 Concordia University, Montreal As the culmination of the four-year SSHRC IG-funded project SpokenWeb, a conference “Can Lit Across Media: Un-Archiving the Temporal Literary Event” will be held at Concordia University on June 5-6th 2015. It will gather scholars, writers, archivists and media practitioners for an intensive investigation into the past, present, […]
Using Literary Recordings as Scholars and Digital Designers Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 5 April – 6 April 2013. SpokenWeb will be hosting a two-day conference to be held at Concordia University, Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 2013. This mini-conference invites scholars and digital developers to engage directly with the recordings of “The Poetry […]