fter two years of virtual and hybrid book fairs in 2020 and 2021, we’re thrilled to return to the Concordia McConnell Building Atrium. Produced by the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ) in partnership with the Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF), the Holiday Book Fair presents exciting new works from local publishers, authors, and translators, a full program of hybrid literary events, and multiple author signings.
Figure 1. Open Refine GUI. Explaining the Case and Software Tool In 2019, SpokenWeb SFU Project Manager Cole Mash (SFU) and SpokenWeb Systems Task Force member Tomasz Neugebauer (Concordia) began work on editing SWALLOW entries. SWALLOW is an open-source metadata ingestion system developed by the SpokenWeb team to describe and manage the project’s object of […]
Article, Collaborations, DH Design and Tech, SPOKENWEBLOG | audio, batch editing, ben joseph, Cole Mash, data, design, DH, digital humanities, Metadata, openrefine, Sound, SpokenWeb, Swallow, Tech, Tomasz Neugebauer
Introduction This article emerged from the “feminist close listening” methodology we devised together during a collaborative listening session in Montreal, December, 2017. We began the practice of listening to recordings together, in real time, as a way of attuning ourselves to the related inquiries that our archives of interest shared. For Karis, this archive is […]
Article, Collaborations, SPOKENWEBLOG | affective labour, archives, artifacts, audio, close listening, community, Deanna Fong, feminist close listening, gender, Karis Shearer, literary communities, maria hindmarch, no more potlucks, poetry, Simon Fraser University, TISH, UBC, Vancouver, Warren Tallman
Poetry by Memory: A Recording Booth, Co-Presented with the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival — May 7-8, 2022 (Events)
SpokenWeb, a research program that preserves literary sound recordings, will run a booth on site where festival attendees will be invited to recite lines from a poem they know by heart into a microphone for preservation on a reel to reel tape.
Sounding Undernames, a SpokenWeb Poetry Reading and Conversation, Co-Presented with the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival — May 08, 2022 (Events)
This free in-person event will be hosted by Katherine McLeod featuring readings by and discussion with SpokenWeb team members Klara du Plessis, Faith Paré, and Carlos A. Pittella.
SpokenWeb Listening Practice, Co-Presented with the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival — May 07, 2022 (Events)
Working with SpokenWeb’s digital archives of historical literary sound recordings, this session will introduce ideas and methods of listening to sound archives, and will lead participants in listening to and discussion of a selection of clips of recordings that document Montreal poetry readings from the 1960s to the present.
Oral Literary History (OLH) is one of the primary research axes of the SpokenWeb project. This post offers an overview of what we perceive to be unique about OLH as a discipline, with attention to its theoretical underpinnings, ethics, and methods. The SpokenWeb project began conducting Oral History interviews in 2012, with people who participated […]
On Monday, SpokenWeb Podcast released its 3rd episode: Invisible Labour. Our UBCO SpokenWeb team has been following the podcast series since the inaugural episode, the occasion for which we hosted a big listening party in the AMP Lab. However, our team was particularly stoked about episode #3. Why? Because we made it. Now, lest you think we just like […]
The SpokenWeb Project is one two featured research teams presenting at the community start-up / tech space as part of the AMP Lab pop-up event. Karis Shearer, and SpokenWeb RAs Caitlin Voth, Evan Berg, Megan Butchart, Stephen French, and Amy Thiessen will present work on design, digitization, cataloguing, metadata in SpokenWeb. The event is taking […]