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SpokenWeb Concordia Has Launched Ghost Reading Series (Post)

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SpokenWeb Concordia 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 respond to this experience of hearing, again, the mediated voice. The term […]

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SpokenWeb is experimenting with Deep Curation by Klara du Plessis (Post)

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Deep curation is an experimental approach to poetry reading organization. Traditionally, a handful of poets are invited to read, then assigned a timeslot in which to share their writing; what they choose to read is completely up to their discretion implying that how the night unfolds collectively is dependent on chance and improvisation. In contrast, […]

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Can Lit Across Media — Jun 5-6, 2015 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - McConnell Building Webster Library

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, and future of archiving and un-archiving Can […]

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

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 (Events)

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

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Mezzanine, Hall Building (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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