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ORAL/TRANS/MISSIONS | A performance retrospective by Clifton Joseph — May 06, 2022 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Hotel 10, Salle Godin

The Atwater Poetry Project, in partnership with the Blue Metropolis Festival and SpokenWeb, are pleased to welcome dub poetry legend CLIFTON JOSEPH for a special spoken word presentation, our first live event since March 2020.

A founder of the Canadian tradition of dub poetry, a political performance poetry genre of Caribbean roots, and 1/3 of the influential group DE DUB POETS with Lillian Allen and Devon Haughton, Joseph will perform work from throughout his forty-year career before joining APP curator Faith Paré in conversation.

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Atwater Poetry Project Online: Tolu Oloruntoba & Jason ‘Blackbird’ Selman — Feb 22, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - RSVP Link Below

The Atwater Poetry Project is overjoyed to feature two poets thinking through ancestry, time and migration, and masculinity, from the West Coast to the St. Lawrence: TOLU OLORUNTOBA (Each One a Furnace, Penguin Random House, 2022), winner of the 2021 Governor General’s Award for English Language Poetry, and JASON ‘BLACKBIRD’ SELMAN…

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Poetry by Memory: A Recording Booth, Co-Presented with the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival — May 7-8, 2022 (Events)

Montreal - Hotel 10, Hall

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.

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Readings and Discussion featuring UAlberta Writer in Residence Ifeoma Chinwuba and Edmonton Poet Laureate Titilope Sonuga — Feb 07, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - University of Alberta - RSVP Link Below

SpokenWeb UAlberta and the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta are pleased to present a dual reading and discussion featuring three prominent Edmonton-based authors.

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An Introduction to The Library of Historical Audio Recordings at i78s — Jul 22, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation

The Library of Historical Audio Recordings at I78s is the public portal into the Giovannoni Collection—an extensive private archive of sound recordings on cylinders and discs from the 1890s through the 1930s.  In this presentation, we’ll introduce the site’s conception, design, and features, followed by a guided tour highlighting categories of content which are likely to […]

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