Category Archive

The (Dis)articulating Voice of the Phonograph: Early Spoken Recordings and the Sound of the Literary – Jason Camlot — May 31, 2019 (Events)

Vancouver, BC - The SpokenWeb Symposium - David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre

Closing Plenary of the SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 In this plenary lecture, Jason Camlot will share his appreciation of the strange sonic and material qualities of early sound recordings (c1888-1920), and outline methodologies for the critical study of early spoken recordings as literary artifacts.  To these ends, his presentation will first work to define some core critical […]

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Sonifying Race, Surveilling Space: The Sonic Color Line & the Listening Ear – Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever — May 30, 2019 (Events)

Vancouver, BC - The SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 - David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre

Opening Plenary of SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 For a very long time now, the United States has—audaciously and impossibly—labored under the illusion that it is a “colorblind” nation: that skin color simply “doesn’t matter” when it comes to employment, or schooling, or opportunity of any sort.  That it is possible to “not see color” when it comes to intimate relationships, to hiring or firing, […]

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The Afterlife of Performance – Jason Camlot, Annie Murray, Darren Wershler — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin, Humanities Board Room (A102)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Jason Camlot (Concordia), Annie Murray (UCalgary), and Darren Wershler (Concordia) will present a talk titled, “The Afterlife of Performance” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.

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Sound Pedagogies: Rethinking Approaches to Literary Audio Archives – Jason Wiens, Leah van Dyk, Isabelle Groenhof — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin (J208)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Jason Wiens (UCalgary), Leah van Dyk (UCalgary), and Isabelle Groenhof (UCalgary) will present a talk titled, “Sound Pedagogies: Rethinking Approaches to Literary Audio Archives” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.

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Canadian Poetry Off the Page in the Undergraduate Classroom – Amy Thiessen, Karis Shearer, Megan Butchart — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin (J208)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Amy Thiessen (UBCO), Karis Shearer (UBCO), and Megan Butchart (UBCO) will present a talk titled, “Canadian Poetry Off the Page in the Undergraduate Classroom” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.

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Making Shadows with Recorded Sound: A Response to Gwendolyn MacEwen’s Audio Archives – Katherine McLeod — Apr 25, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin, Newman Building (C213)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Katherine McLeod (Concordia) will present a talk titled, “Making Shadows with Recorded Sound: A Response to Gwendolyn MacEwen’s Audio Archives” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.

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“But you can’t put that in a book”: Feminist Close Listening in the Soundbox Project – Deanna Fong & Karis Shearer — Apr 25, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin (C213)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Deanna Fong (SFU) and Karis Shearer (UBCO) will present a talk titled, ““But you can’t put that in a book”: Feminist Close Listening in the Soundbox Project” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click […]

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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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Littérature, médias et discours culturel – Samuel Mercier — Mar 15, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Université de Montréal - Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, local C-3061

Samuel Mercier (SpokenWeb Research Affiliate) will be giving a talk at the conference Littérature, medias et discours culturel about the recent discovery of the Alan Lord archive by the SpokenWeb team. Cette communication vise à explorer le cas du fonds Alan Lord, découvert lors de mes recherches avec l’équipe de SpokenWeb, afin de montrer les enjeux […]

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Séance de travail des membres du CRIHN 2018-2019 : Jason Camlot — Feb 15, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - CRIHN (Université de Montréal) - Salle C-2059, Carrefour des arts et des sciences

The Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques (CRIHN) will be hosting Jason Camlot, director of SpokenWeb, with Jared Wiercinski and Tomasz Neugebauer (both librarians at Concordia University). They will present on the development of a metadata schema and a metadata ingest system (Swallow) for the collections of digitized legacy literary audio that are […]

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