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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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SpokenWeb brings literary archives to life at this year’s Blue Met Festival (Post)

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When recording to tape became accessible in the 1960s, artists began documenting literary performances and conversations. But most of these audio archives remain inaccessible or in danger of decay. Those that do end up being digitized are largely unreachable by a wide audience. SpokenWeb, a cross-university project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council […]

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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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Ghost Reading Series : Robin Blaser (March 28, 1969) — Mar 28, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - LB-205 Webster Library

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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Performing the Archive: An Epic Reading — Dec 14, 2018 (Events)

Kelowna, BC - UBC Okanagan - AMP Lab (Fip 251)

We will gather as a community in the AMP Lab (Fip 251) at UBCO for a collective epic reading of Sharon Thesen’s magnificent body of work from 1981 through to now. In the SoundBox archive, the AMP Lab hosts literary recordings featuring Sharon Thesen from the 1980s, this event will provide an opportunity to experience […]

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