The SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 — May 30-31, 2019

Vancouver, BC - Simon Fraser University - Harbour Centre

Resonant Practices in Communities of Sound

May 30-31, 2019
Simon Fraser University, Harbour Centre

The SpokenWeb Symposium Resonant Practices in Communities of Sound is hosted in Vancouver. The submission for papers is open until February 15th, the results will be announced by late February. Please see the Call for Papers here.

We also invite proposals from students for research creation involving SFU literary audio archives. Please see this CFP here.


Notable Events

Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever (SUNY Binghamton) - Opening Plenary
“Sonifying Race, Surveilling Space: The Sonic Color Line and the Listening Ear”

May 30, 2019 (Day 1) - 9:30-10:45am

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The Politics and Poetics of Mediated Sound
Performances of poetic work by Jordan Abel, Oana Avasilichioaei, and Jordan Scott

May 30, 2019 (Day 1) - 5:30-7:00pm

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Jason Camlot (Concordia University) - Concluding Plenary
The (Dis)articulating Voice of the Phonograph: Early Spoken Recordings and the Sound of the Literary

May 31, 2019 (Day 2) - 4:45-5:45pm

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The program can be downloaded here.

Information for Participants


Participants who wish to stay at a SFU Burnaby Campus, may book according to the instructions provided here. Otherwise, they should seek accommodations in downtown Vancouver.