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Book Launch: Virginia Woolf and Poetry by Emily Kopley — Dec 07, 2021 (Events)

Montreal - Concordia University - Webster Library (LB 322) and Zoom (registration link below)

Virginia Woolf and Poetry (Oxford University Press, 2021) is Emily Kopley’s first book. It argues that Woolf’s career was shaped by her impression of the conflict between poetry and the novel, a conflict she often figured as one between masculine and feminine, old and new, bound and free.

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Book Launch: Jason Camlot, Vlarf and John Emil Vincent, Bitter in the Belly — Dec 03, 2021 (Events)

Montreal - Argo Bookshop, 1841-A Rue St. Catherine Ouest

Join us IN PERSON for the official McGill-Queen’s University Press launch reading of two new poetry books, Jason Camlot’s Vlarf and John Emil Vincent’s Bitter in the Belly. Each book creates its own gleefully strange and sadly hilarious world from a wide gamut of emotions and texts. It will be a poetry event of the fun variety. The reading can host up to 40 attendees in the brand new Argo Bookshop space; vaccination status will be checked at the door and masks will be required throughout the event.

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SpokenWeb Podcast Listening Party: Forced Migration – Bison stories and what they can tell settlers about a past, present, and future on stolen land — Dec 06, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - RSVP Link Below

In this episode, artist and researcher Michelle Wilson mines these archives to create alternative stories of the bison’s path to conservation. These audio essays reveal how ideologies around capitalism, human exceptionalism, and white supremacy have influenced settler relations to the more-than-human world.

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A Belly Full of Vlarf: A Poetry Book Launch by Jason Camlot and John Emil Vincent — Nov 26, 2021 (Events)

Montreal / Virtual Participation - Concordia University - 4th Space / Virtual - Registration Link Below

Inspired by the long-format readings held at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia) in the 1960s, this book launch will celebrate two new titles, Jason Camlot’s Vlarf and John Emil Vincent’s Bitter in the Belly (both published in the Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series of McGill-Queen’s University Press), with substantial readings and presentations of the books by the authors. 

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SpokenWeb Podcast Listening Party – Lisa Robertson and the Feminist Archive — Nov 01, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Simon Fraser University - RSVP Link Information Below

In this episode, SpokenWeb contributor Julia Polyck-O’Neill shares an archived recording of Canadian poet Lisa Robertson with us and talks us through two interviews she recorded with Robertson. Polyck-O’Neill invites us to consider the significance of Robertson’s intimate archival collections in light of the relationships between archives, memory, affect, and mortality.

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Re-Opening Doors into Vancouver’s Strathcona Neighbourhood, a Conversation with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter — May 05, 2021 (Events)

Concordia and the Blue Met Festival - Virtual participation

Presented in partnership with the Blue Met Festival, this event will screen a new interview with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter, the editors of the Oral Historical book Opening Doors in Vancouver’s East End: Strathcona (1979).

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SpokenWebPod Listening Party – “Cylinder Talks” feat. Jason Camlot and Stacey Copeland — Feb 01, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Zoom Link: https://sfu.zoom.us/j/67415372229 Password: listening

Listen with us next Monday, Feb 1, in the next episode of the #SpokenWebPod featuring Director of the SpokenWeb Network and Professor at Concordia University – Jason Camlot – in conversation with SpokenWeb podcast supervising producer and Simon Fraser University PhD candidate – Stacey Copeland. In this episode, Jason and Stacey listen and discuss select “Cylinder Talk” sound production assignments created by Concordia graduate students. Featuring sound works by Alexandra Sweny, Sara Adams, Aubrey Grant, and Andrew Whiteman.

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The launch of three new titles and a talk by Dr. Jeffrey Weingarten — Nov 11, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - “The Sun Room” LB 1019 (10th floor of Library Building), Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling

SpokenWeb / Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling / Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network Present The launch of three new titles and a talk by Dr. Jeffrey Weingarten Monday, 11 November 2019 12pm – 2pm “The Sun Room” LB 1019 (10th floor of Library Building, Concordia’s Downtown Campus), Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling. […]

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