Category Archive

Sounding New Sonic Approaches — Feb 12, 2024 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4th Space / Online


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A SpokenWeb Ghost Reading: bpNichol & Lionel Kearns reading on November 22 1968 — Nov 22, 2023 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - MB 3.445

55 years ago, on this exact date of November 22, a reading by bpNichol and Lionel Kearns took place at Concordia (what was then Sir George Williams University). That reading was recorded and that recording is now part of SpokenWeb’s SGW Poetry Series Collection. On November 22, this recording will be played as a Ghost Reading.

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SpokenWeb Presentations at Vitrine HN / DH Showcase 2023 — Feb 17, 2023 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Concordia University in the Milieux Resource Room EV 11.705, 1515 Saint-Catherine St W, Montreal, Quebec H3G 2W1

For the 8th edition of the CRIHN Vitrine HN / DH Showcase to take place at Concordia University in the Milieux Resource Room EV 11.705 on Friday 17 February 2023 at 9am, the organizers, Darren Wershler (Sp0kenWeb co-applicant) and Anton Boudreau Ninkov, will host demonstrations of digital humanities projects and tools. The DH showcase gives both participants and the […]

DH, DH Design and Tech, Presentations

Field Notes on Listening: A Public Reading with Kit Dobson — Feb 23, 2023 (Events)

Montreal, QC / Hybrid - Concordia University - LB-322 in Webster Library / Zoom

At this event Concordia graduate students Klara Du Plessis, Frances-Grace Fyfe, Aaron Obedkoff, Angus Tarnawsky, and Salena Wiener will read aloud passages they have selected from Field Notes and engage Professor Dobson in conversation about questions of sound, listening, land, belonging, and the process of writing about these things.

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Walking and Listening (Together and Apart): Collective Soundwalking from a Distance – A Workshop with Angus Tarnawsky (online) — Oct 07, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation (Hosted from Regina, SK) - Concordia University - Great Lakes Association of Sound Studies Conference in Regina, SK

Join Angus Tarnawsky for an online presentation about virtual soundwalking at the Great Lakes Association of Sound Studies Conference.

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Long Literary COVID: How has the pandemic changed our literary practices and communities? — Oct 04, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Concordia University - 4th Space - Virtual. Please register via link provided to get virtual access.

This opening panel of the NOTA: Writing Futures in Quebec conference will feature data collected for the Archive of the Digital Present: Pandemic Period SSHRC Insight Development Grant project, in dialogue with literary organizers located in Montreal.

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Mountain Many Voices: The Archival Sounds of Fred Wah — Jun 16, 2022 (Events)

Vancouver - Simon Fraser University - Wosk Room, Special Collections

SpokenWeb presents Mountain Many Voices: The Archival Sounds of Fred Wah Thursday, June 16, 2022 1:00 – 2:30pm Wosk Room, Special Collections (7th Floor) WAC Bennett Library 8888 University Dr E Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6   Participants: Teddie Brock (SFU) Ana Brulé (Concordia) Liza Makarova (Concordia) Mozhgan Nourafkan (SFU) Kathryn Rouse (Concordia) Donald Shipton (SFU) […]

Lectures, Presentations, Talk

Staying the Course, Veering off Track: A Literary Multimedia Performance — May 15, 2022 (Events)

Montreal, QC - ACCUTE / Concordia University - The Alt Hotel, 120 Peel St.

ACCUTE and SpokenWeb co-present a poetry event organized and co-hosted by Eric Schmaltz and Klara du Plessis, preceded by a literary multimedia performance by Oana Avasilichioaei. Oana’s performance will be titled This event will mark a transition point between the ACCUTE conference, ending May 15th, and the SpokenWeb Graduate Symposium, beginning May 16th. A list […]


Concordia Library Research Forum Talk: The Development of a Browse and Search Interface for Metadata About Online Literary Performance in Canada During the Pandemic Period. — Apr 26, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Concordia University - Conference Information Below

A team of SpokenWeb members, listed below, will describe their process and methodology in the development of the parallel project, The Archive of the Digital Present at Concordia’s annual Library Research Forum.

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