Category Archive

The Politics and Poetics of Mediated Sound: Abel, Avasilichioaei, Scott and Starnes — May 30, 2019 (Events)

Vancouver - Simon Fraser University - David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre

Part of the SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 This evening features performances of poetic work by Jordan Abel, Oana Avasilichioaei, Jordan Scott and Jason Starnes. Each uses the affordances of mediated sound to intervene in the oral transmission of text, creating work that invites engaged and differential forms of listening and reciprocity. The event will be hosted by […]

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Deep Curation @ Blue Met Festival — May 03, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - Hôtel 10, Salle Godin

Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Deep Curation is a new and experimental approach to literary event planning. The event is curated and hosted by Klara du Plessis, PhD candidate in the Department of English and features poets Liz Howard, Oana Avasilichioaei and Tess Liem (MA 17). “This format refocuses agency […]

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Performing the Archive: A Remix @ Blue Met Festival — May 05, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - La Vitrola

Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Jason Camlot partners with Katherine McLeod, affiliate assistant professor of English and a researcher with SpokenWeb. Together they will transform archived poetry readings from the SpokenWeb project into a remix of voice, rhythm and movement. Hosted by Deanna Fong, a long-time SpokenWeb collaborator, this event […]

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The Words and Music Show @ Blue Met Festival — May 04, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - Hôtel 10, Salle Godin

Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: $7 This event is hosted by writer, performer and SpokenWeb community partner Ian Ferrier. It is Montreal’s longest-running literary variety show and this edition will feature Melanie Mununggurr-Williams, Liz Howard, Kaie Kellough and Julie Bruck. For tickets and more information, click here.

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Sounding the City – A reading by and conversation with Kaie Kellough — Apr 12, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Hall Building (H561)

SpokenWeb & Writers Read present novelist, poet, and sound performer Kaie Kellough. Kellough will read selections from his new book of poetry Magnetic North (Penguin, 2019), Accordéon (ARP Books, 2016) and forthcoming fiction. The event will be hosted by Dr. Katherine McLeod. Kaie Kellough is a novelist, poet, and sound performer. He is the author […]

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A Poetry Listening 
with Robert Hogg — Apr 11, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Richler Library, LB 655

On April 11, poet Robert Hogg revisits his 1970 reading, which took place at Sir George Williams (now Concordia), through a mix of readings in the present with recordings from the past. Join us for this performance, with a Q&A to follow. All are welcome. A Poetry Listening is an event that reactivates audio archives […]

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The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo

As an in-person holiday get-together, we would like to invite you to a SpokenWeb event at Casa Del Popolo. The event is part of The Word & Music Show series organized by Ian Ferrier and it features performances by Klara Du Plessis, Katherine McLeod, Jason Camlot. Aurelio Meza will be making Cartonera Books* throughout the performance). […]

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Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4TH SPACE

Join us for a Deep Curation poetry reading, an experimental approach to literary event organization, the curator selecting the works to be read, as well as the thematic arc of the works’ placement and progression in relation to one another. This reading will synthesize poetry and scholarship by members of the SpokenWeb team to form […]

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Ghost Reading Series : Muriel Rukeyser (January 24, 1969) — Jan 24, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - LB-671.05

Date: January 24, 2019 Time:  5-7 pm Location: LB-671.05 (1400 De Maisonneuve Ouest) SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. During the opening remarks to her poetry reading that took place fifty years ago on January 24 1969 at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia), […]

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Ghost Reading Series : Andreas Schroeder & Maxine Gadd (February 18, 1972) — Feb 18, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4TH SPACE

SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. The readings will be held on the same day that they took place, years ago, at Concordia (then SGW University). Join us to listen, reflect, write, and respond to this experience of hearing, again, the mediated voice. About […]

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