Past Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

The SpokenWeb Sound Institute 2019 — May 28-29, 2019

Vancouver, BC - Simon Fraser University - Burnaby Campus, Bennett Library

May 28-29, 2019 Simon Fraser University Burnaby Campus, Bennett Library The SpokenWeb Sound Institute is a two-day interactive event which will take place on the Burnaby campus of SFU, open to the members of the SpokenWeb network. It is an opportunity to reflect on the past year, solidify the work of each of the SpokenWeb […]

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Sonifying Race, Surveilling Space: The Sonic Color Line & the Listening Ear — May 30, 2019

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

SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 Opening Plenary – Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever (SUNY Binghamton) Sonifying Race, Surveilling Space: The Sonic Color Line and the Listening Ear Date: May 30, 2019, 9:30am Location: David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre (G 2555, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts) 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 For a very long time […]

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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 […]

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The Politics and Poetics of Mediated Sound: Abel, Avasilichioaei, Scott and Starnes — May 30, 2019

Vancouver - Simon Fraser University - David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre

SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 The Politics and Poetics of Mediated Sound Performances of poetic work by Jordan Abel, Oana Avasilichioaei, Jordan Scott and Jason Starnes Date: May 30, 2019, 5:30 – 7:00pm Location: G-2555, Djavad Mowafaghian World Art Centre 149 West Hastings Street Vancouver, BC, Canada V6B 1H4 This evening features performances of poetic work by Jordan […]

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

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

SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 Closing Plenary – Dr. Jason Camlot The (Dis)articulating Voice of the Phonograph: Early Spoken Recordings and the Sound of the Literary Date: May 31, 2019, 5:00pm Location: David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre (G 2555, Goldcorp Centre for the Arts) 149 W Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V6B 1H4 In this plenary lecture, Jason […]

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PAST EVENTS

Building (Digital) Humanities Communities around Sound Archives: The Story of SpokenWeb — May 16, 2019

Ottawa - University of Ottawa - CreatorSpace (room 302 of Pérez Hall)

Date: May 16, 2019 – 1pm Location: University of Ottawa Venue: CreatorSpace (room 302 of Pérez Hall) Dr. Jason Camlot will be giving a keynote presentation at The Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2019 at the University of Ottawa. In this plenary session, Dr. Camlot will discuss the great potential for humanities research of conceptualizing collaborative […]

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Performing the Archive: A Remix @ Blue Met Festival — May 05, 2019

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - La Vitrola

Date: Sunday, May 5 at 2 p.m. Location: La Vitrola, 4602 Boul St-Laurent, Montréal Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Jason Camlot partners with Katherine McLeod, affiliate assistant professor of English and a researcher with SpokenWeb. Together they will transform archived poetry readings from the SpokenWeb project into a remix of […]

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The Words and Music Show @ Blue Met Festival — May 04, 2019

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - Hôtel 10, Salle Godin

Date: Saturday, May 4, 10 p.m. Location: Hôtel 10, Salle Godin, 10 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal 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 […]

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Deep Curation @ Blue Met Festival — May 03, 2019

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - Hôtel 10, Salle Godin

Date: Friday, May 3, 2 p.m. Location: Hôtel 10, Salle Godin, 10 Sherbrooke St W, Montreal Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Deep Curation is a new and experimental approach to literary event planning. The event is curated and hosted by Klara du Plessis, PhD candidate in the Department of English […]

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

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

Date: April 26, 2019, 9:30-10:45am (Session C) Location: University College Dublin (J208) 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. More info: https://textsoundperformance.wordpress.com

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

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

Date: April 26, 2019, 9:30-10:45am (Session C) Location: University College Dublin (J208) 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. More info: https://textsoundperformance.wordpress.com

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

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

Date: April 26, 2019, 9:30-10:45am (Session D) Location: University College Dublin Humanities Board Room (A102) 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. More info: https://textsoundperformance.wordpress.com

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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

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

Date: April 25, 2019, 1:00-2:00pm (Session A) Location: University College Dublin (C213) 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. […]

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

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

Date: April 25, 2019, 3:45-5:00pm (Session B) Location: University College Dublin Newman Building (Theatre 2) 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. More info: https://textsoundperformance.wordpress.com

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Sounding the City – A reading by and conversation with Kaie Kellough — Apr 12, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Hall Building (H561)

Date: Friday, April 12, 2019, 4pm-5pm Location: Concordia University Room H561, Hall Building, 1455 Boulevard de Maisonneuve O. SpokenWeb & Writers Read present novelist, poet, and sound performer Kaie Kellough reading selections from his new book of poetry Magnetic North (Penguin, 2019), Accordéon (ARP Books, 2016) and forthcoming fiction. The event will be hosted by […]

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A Poetry Listening 
with Robert Hogg — Apr 11, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Richler Library, LB 655

Date: 
Thursday April 11, 5:30pm-7pm Location: 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 […]

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Press Play East: Remixing the Compact Cassette — Apr 04, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - TAG Research Center (EV 11-435)

Date: Thursday, April 4, 2019, 1-4pm Location: Concordia University TAG Research Center (EV 11-435) This workshop, led by Jon Saklofske (Acadia University) and Deanna Fong (Simon Fraser University) reflects upon the materiality, affordances, and constraints of cassette tape technology through techniques of revisualization, remediation, and remix. Focusing on the complex interplay between live sound and […]

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Tech Talks : “SpokenWeb Podcasting Workshop” & “Feminist Podcasting as Public Scholarship” — Mar 29, 2019

Kelowna, BC - UBC Okanagan - ART 220

Date: March 29, 2019 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM, in COM 205: “SpokenWeb Poscasting Workshop” 01:00 PM – 02:20 PM, in ART 220: “Feminist Podcasting as Public Scholarship” Join us for a Tech Talk where participants talk about their digital humanities research, digital tools, or how they worked through research problems. This week, is a […]

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

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

The Ghost Reading Series, Winter 2019 Robin Blaser (March 28, 1969) Date: 5pm, March 28, 2019 Location: LB-205 Webster Library (1400 De Maisonneuve Ouest) SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. Readings will be held on the same day that they took place, years ago, […]

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Tech Talks : Making Research Data Public — Mar 20, 2019

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

March 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Free) Join us in the AMP Lab (FIP 251) for a regular Tech Talk where participants talk about their digital humanities research, digital tools, or how they worked through research problems. This week, Dr. Felicity Tayler and Majorie Mitchell present “Making Research Data Public: An Open Workshop […]

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THIRD PERSONISM: The FBI’s Poetics of Immediacy in the 1960s — Mar 20, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Milieux Institute, EV 11.705 (11th floor)

Date: Wednesday, March 20th, 2019 – 4pm Location: Milieux Institute, EV 11.705 (11th floor) 1515 Rue Sainte-Catherine Ouest The SpokenWeb research network, in collaboration with the Media History Research Centre presents: THIRD PERSONISM: The FBI’s Poetics of Immediacy in the 1960s A talk by Lytle Shaw (New York University) Drawn from Narrowcast: Poetry and Audio […]

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

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

Location: Université de Montréal Pavillon Lionel-Groulx, local C-3061 Date: March 15, 2019, 1:30 PM 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, […]

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Project Management Fundamentals for Immediate Application #2 — Mar 05, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Webster Library (LB-322)

Feb 21, 2019 – 3PM Concordia University Room LB-322, Webster Library, Sir George Williams Campus Yuliya Kondratenko (SpokenWeb Coordinator) will be instructing two workshops on project management on Feb 21, 2019 and on March 5, 2019. Whether you are managing a team, leading a committee, or encouraging someone’s learning, you need to support your people […]

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Fifty Years Later: The Sir George Williams Affair by Louis Rastelli (ARCMTL) — Feb 23, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Webster Library (LB-322)

Saturday, February 23rd 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. Webster Library, Multifunction room, LB-322 Concordia University, J.W. McConnell Building 1400 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W, Montreal FREE Admission Exactly fifty years ago this month, at what later became Concordia, where this talk is being held, Canada’s most dramatic and important student occupation of the 1960s took place. When […]

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Project Management Fundamentals for Immediate Application #1 — Feb 21, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Webster Library (LB-322)

Feb 21, 2019 – 3PM Concordia University Room LB-322, Webster Library, Sir George Williams Campus Yuliya Kondratenko (SpokenWeb Coordinator) will be instructing two workshops on project management on Feb 21, 2019 and on March 5, 2019. Whether you are managing a team, leading a committee, or encouraging someone’s learning, you need to support your people […]

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Ghost Reading Series : Andreas Schroeder & Maxine Gadd (February 18, 1972) — Feb 18, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4TH SPACE

The Ghost Reading Series, Winter 2019 Andreas Schroeder & Maxine Gadd (February 18, 1972) Date: 5pm, February 18, 2019 Location: 4TH SPACE (1400 De Maisonneuve Ouest, corner of Mackay) SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. Readings will be held on the same day that […]

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

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

Location: CRIHN (Université de Montréal) Salle C-2059, Carrefour des arts et des sciences Date: February 15, 2019 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) for a presentation on the development of a metadata […]

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Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4TH SPACE

Where: 4th Space (1400 de Maisonneuve W) When: Thursday, 14 February 2019 Time: 7pm 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 […]

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Tech Talks : The Unwinding Reel: A Personal Account of Media-Focused Literary Research — Feb 11, 2019

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

February 11, 2019 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm (Free) Join us in the AMP Lab (FIP 251) for a regular Tech Talk where participants talk about their digital humanities research, digital tools, or how they worked through research problems. This week, Lee Hannigan (U Alberta, SpokenWeb) presents “The Unwinding Reel: A Personal Account of Media-Focused Literary […]

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Tech Talks : The Negative Heritage Project — Feb 07, 2019

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

February 7, 2019 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Free) Join us in the AMP Lab (FIP 251) for a regular Tech Talk where participants talk about their digital humanities research, digital tools, or how they worked through research problems. This week, Haley Seven-Deers and Jordanna Marshall present “The Negative Heritage Project”.

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Ghost Reading Series : Muriel Rukeyser (January 24, 1969) — Jan 24, 2019

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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The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018

Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo

Date: December 16, 2018 Time: 8:30pm Venue: 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 […]

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Ghost Reading Series : James Wright (1968) — Dec 13, 2018

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - LB-671.05

5pm, December 13th 2018 Location: LB-671.05 BYOBC (Bring Your Own Beanbag Chair) SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. 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 […]

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Ghost Reading Series : Ted Berrigan (1970) — Dec 04, 2018

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - LB-671.05

Ghost Reading Series : Ted Berrigan (1970) 5pm, December 4th 2018 Location: LB-671.05 BYOBC (Bring Your Own Beanbag Chair) SpokenWeb presents a reading series composed of re-playing entire recordings from the Sir George Williams Poetry Series. Readings will be held on the same day that they took place, years ago, at Concordia (then SGW University). […]

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Press Play Workshop: Chapbooks — Nov 29, 2018

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

November 29, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (FREE) Visit the AMP Lab (FIP 251) during our workshops to take a break from writing papers and make something! Be sure to register at amplab.ubco@gmail.com because space is limited! This week the lab is co-hosting a workshop with UBCO’s Creative Writing Course Union and participants will make chapbooks (small, hand-sewn […]

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Deep Curation: A Poetry Reading — Nov 25, 2018

Montreal, QC - Mile End Poets' Festival - Resonance Café

Sat 25th November Resonance Café Doors 8:30pm (show 9 – 10pm) Deep Curation: A Poetry Reading is presented as part of the Mile End Poets’ Festival in collaboration with SpokenWeb. Four poets perform an interwoven, responsive reading, answering and echoing one another’s work. Host: Klara du Plessis Readers: Aaron Boothby, Klara du Plessis, Canisia Lubrin, […]

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Press Play Workshop: Media Buttons — Nov 22, 2018

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

November 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (FREE) Visit the AMP Lab (FIP 251) during our workshops to take a break from writing papers and make something! Be sure to register at amplab.ubco@gmail.com because space is limited! This week the lab is hosting a Media Buttons workshop where you will get to make your own buttons […]

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Press Play Workshop: Tape Surgery — Nov 08, 2018

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

November 8, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (FREE) Visit the AMP Lab (FIP 251) during our workshops to take a break from writing papers and make something! Be sure to register at amplab.ubco@gmail.com because space is limited! This week, the lab is hosting a Tape Surgery workshop where you will get to create a unique art […]

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Media Affordances of Literary Audio — Nov 07, 2018

Edmonton, AB - University of Alberta - Old Arts 3-47 (The SSI Offices)

Date: November 7, 2018 Time: 12:00pm – 12:50pm Venue: Old Arts 3-47 (The SSI Offices), University of Alberta SpokenWeb Director, Jason Camlot, will be giving a presentation titled ‘Media Affordances of Literary Audio’ at the Sound Studies Institute (University of Alberta) on November 7, 2018. This presentation considers the significance of different audio media technologies […]

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CoLab Pop Up: The AMP Lab — Nov 06, 2018

Kelowna, BC - Okanagan CoLab - 1405 St Paul St #201

November 6, 2018 @ 9:00 am – 4:00 pm (Free) 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 […]

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Press Play Workshop: Tender Buttons — Oct 25, 2018

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

November 22, 2018 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (FREE) Visit the AMP Lab (FIP 251) during our workshops to take a break from writing papers and make something! Be sure to register at amplab.ubco@gmail.com because space is limited! This week, we are running the Tender Buttons Workshops where you will make buttons that engage with the poetry […]

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Tech Talks : #stopkm: How Participant Publics Picture the Pipeline on Instagram — Oct 18, 2018

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

October 18, 2018 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm (Free) Join us in the AMP Lab (FIP 251) for a regular Tech Talk where participants talk about their digital humanities research, digital tools, or how they worked through research problems. This week, Carrie Karsgaard talks about how social media presents and discusses social issues.

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Volume Montréal – Art and the Book — Oct 15-21, 2018

Montreal, QC - ARCMTL - Société des arts technologiques (SAT)

SpokenWeb collaborators ARCMTL are presenting Montréal’s first Art Book Fair and conference. Conference, October 15-21, 2018 Various locations, Montreal (Free admission) Art Book Fair, October 20-21, 2018 SAT, 1201 Boul. Saint-Laurent, Montréal (Free admission) VOLUME 1 has been a long time coming! After New York, Toronto and Vancouver, Montreal will finally have its own Art Book Fair and conference. […]

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Archiving Oral History and Secondary Analysis with Paul Thompson — Oct 10, 2018

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling (LB 1042)

Wednesday October 10th, 9:00-11:00 @ COHDS (LB 1042) The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, the Concordia Library and the Spokenweb Project are proud to co-sponsor a two hour workshop on “Archiving Oral History and Secondary Analysis” with Paul Thompson, one of the founders of global oral history. He is the author of the […]

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Lytle Shaw on “The Strategic Idea of North” — Sep 27, 2018

Vancouver, BC - Simon Fraser University - Bennett Library (Wosk Room)

September 27, 2018 @ 12:30pm SpokenWeb, along with SFU Library and the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab, invite you to an upcoming talk by Lytle Shaw on “The Strategic Idea of North.” Shaw will explore the importance of sound to the construction of Canadian space, especially the North, through an examination of the work of R. […]

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Digital Editions, Digital Archives: A Symposium — Jun 18-20, 2018

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

From June 18-20, Digital Editions, Digital Archives: A Symposium will take place at the Amp Lab (UBC Okanagan). SpokenWeb affiliated talks and workshops include: “Digital Pedagogies Round Table” featuring SpokenWeb affiliates: Jason Wiens (U Calgary); Deanna Fong (SFU); Cole Mash (SFU); Karis Shearer (UBCO); Megan Butchart (UBCO). Deanna Fong and Karis Shearer. “Gender, Affective Labour and […]

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The Literary Audio Symposium — Dec 2-5, 2016

Montreal, QC - Concordia University

A Free-to-Attend Conference December 2-5, 2016, Concordia University Tune in to the LIVE STREAM.   Digitized spoken-audio archives have proliferated over the past two decades, making a wide range of historically significant analog spoken recordings originally captured in different media formats accessible to listeners and scholars for the first time. Online repositories like PennSound and the […]

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The Promise of Paradise: Reading, Researching, and Using the Private Library — Jun 17-18, 2016

Montreal, QC - Concordia University

A Free-to-Attend Conference June 17-18, Concordia University “I have always imagined that Paradise will be a kind of library.” – Jorge Luis Borges In recent years, the idea of the library has become increasingly important to scholars of and experts on architecture, creative writing, digital humanities, history, and numerous other fields. Our conference asks contributors to join […]

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Can Lit Across Media: Un-Archiving the Temporal Literary Event — Jun 5-6, 2015

Montreal, QC - Concordia University

CONFERENCE: June 5-6th 2015 Concordia University, Montreal As the culmination of the four-year SSHRC IG-funded project SpokenWeb, a conference “Can Lit Across Media: Un-Archiving the Temporal Literary Event” will be held at Concordia University on June 5-6th 2015. It will gather scholars, writers, archivists and media practitioners for an intensive investigation into the past, present, […]

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Daphne Marlatt & Diane Wakoski: Performing the SpokenWeb Archive, November 21st — Nov 21, 2014

Montreal, QC - Concordia University

Please join us for the second instalment of the Performing the SpokenWeb Reading Series. A collaboration project between the English & History Department.  All events are open to the public.     FREE AFTERNOON WORKSHOP WITH THE POETS Oral Literary History: The Poetics of Real Life Stories with Daphne Marlatt & Diane Wakoski Friday November 21st […]

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Jaap Blonk, Christian Bök, & Tanya Tagaq — Oct 28-29, 2013

Montreal, QC - Concordia University

A Public Performance From Exceptional Artists We are pleased to present Dutch composer Jaap Blonk, Canadian poet Christian Bök, and Inuit throat singer Tanya Tagaq for a public performance onOctober 28, 2013 at 7PM in the Henry F. Hall Building (Room-767) at Concordia University (1455 De Maisonneuve W. Blvd.). Tanya Tagaq is a contemporary performance artist […]

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Approaching the Poetry Series Conference — Apr 5-6, 2013

Montreal, QC - Concordia University

Using Literary Recordings as Scholars and Digital Designers Concordia University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada 5 April – 6 April 2013. SpokenWeb will be hosting a two-day conference to be held at Concordia University, Friday, April 5 – Saturday, April 6, 2013.  This mini-conference invites scholars and digital developers to engage directly with the recordings of “The Poetry […]

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George Bowering and David McFadden: Performing the Spoken Word Archive — Oct 12, 2012

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - H-110

Friday October 12, 2012 Exhibits at 6:00 P.M. Reading at 7:00 P.M. H-110, Henry F. Hall Building, Concordia University 1455 De Maisonneuve Street West (514) 848-2424 ext. 2340 The SSHRC IG SpokenWeb Research Team is pleased to announce its first event in the “Performing the Spoken Word Archive” series. The event will be held Friday, […]

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