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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

SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 The Politics and Poetics of Mediated Sound Performances of poetic work by Jordan Abel, Oana Avasilichioaei, Jordan Scott and Jason Starnes Date: May 30, 2019, 5:30 – 7:00pm Location: G-2555, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre 149 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 1H4 This evening features performances of poetic work by Jordan […]

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

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

Date: Friday, May 3, 2 p.m. Location: Hôtel 10, Salle Godin, 10 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal 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 […]

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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

Date: Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. Location: La Vitrola, 4602 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal 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 […]

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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

Date: Saturday, May 4, 10 p.m. Location: Hôtel 10, Salle Godin, 10 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal 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 […]

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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)

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019, 4pm-5pm Location: Concordia University Room H561, Hall Building, 1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O. SpokenWeb & Writers Read present novelist, poet, and sound performer Kaie Kellough reading selections from his new book of poetry Magnetic North (Penguin, 2019), Accordéon (ARP Books, 2016) and forthcoming fiction. The event will be hosted by […]

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

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

Date: 
Thursday April 11, 5:30pm-7pm Location: 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 […]

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The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo

Date: December 16, 2018 Time: 8:30pm Venue: 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 […]

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Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4TH SPACE

Where: 4th Space (1400 de Maisonneuve W) When: Thursday, 14 February 2019 Time: 7pm 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 […]

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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

The Ghost Reading Series, Winter 2019 Andreas Schroeder & Maxine Gadd (February 18, 1972) Date: 5pm, February 18, 2019 Location: 4TH SPACE (1400 De Maisonneuve Ouest, corner of Mackay) SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. Readings will be held on the same day that […]

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