Past Events

UPCOMING EVENTS

The SpokenWeb Sound Institute — 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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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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PAST EVENTS

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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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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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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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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