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SpokenWebPod Listening Party – Mavis Gallant, Part 2: The ‘Paratexts’ of “Grippes and Poche” at SFU — Jun 07, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation

We dive into what we’re calling the “paratexts” of the reading: the material and contextual circumstances that informed Gallant’s performance. These include an unrecorded and unarchived event that took place the day before; questions about the audience; the theatre; and the physical tape itself. We interview Ann Cowan-Buitenhuis and Carolyn Tate, who attended and contributed to the organization of the two events, and talk to Grazia Merler, a professor at SFU and friend of Gallant’s at the time of the reading. Their contributions provided both memories and facts not captured by the archival remains of the reading.

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Access to Print: Desire Lines — Apr 30, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation

This network shows us how the absences, or received lack, in one publishing project generates desire for new ones. These panelists will share their personal memories of scenes and magazines as sites of discursive community, reflecting on how one magazine can emerge as a response to another.

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Podcasting as a Field of Critical Study — Apr 20, 2021 (Events)

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This online panel presentation will use the recent volume, Podcasting: New Aural Cultures and Digital Media (ed. Dario Llinares, Neil Fox, Richard Berry) as an opportunity to think and engage in discussion about the emergence of podcasting as a field of critical study. 

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How are we listening, now? A SpokenWeb Podcast Conversation — Jun 18, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cjuFvZGhTxGJlkS4EvfSdQ

In the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, Concordia researchers Jason Camlot and Katherine McLeod co-produced “How are we listening, now? Signal, Noise, Silence” for The SpokenWeb Podcast series in order to document our reactions to the changes in our sonic environments during this time of social distancing and self-isolation.           […]

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Virtual SpokenWeb Podcast Listening Party — May 04, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/3772249115

SpokenWeb invites you to A Podcast Listening Party to listen together – online, at the same time – to the newest episode of The SpokenWeb Podcast. Episode 8: How are we listening, now? Signal, Sound, Silence is co-produced by Jason Camlot and Katherine McLeod and features the voices of many SpokenWeb researchers, graduate students, poets from […]

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Montreal Double Launch: CanLit Across Media & Home Feelings — Feb 20, 2020 (Events)

Montreal - Librarie Paragraphe Bookstore

An innovative collection that evaluates diverse methods of recording, archiving, and remediating literature and literary culture in Canada. The materials we turn to for the construction of our literary pasts – the texts, performances, and discussions selected for storage and cataloguing in archives – shape what we know and teach about literature today. The ways […]

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Listening for Labour: Feminist Close Listening in the Literary Audio Archive — Feb 06, 2020 (Events)

Montreal - McGill University - Peel 3487 Seminar Room, 3487 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W7, CA

What kinds of labour are visible in historical accounts of literary communities? What kinds of labour are audible? Drawing on collaborative research with Deanna Fong on archival recordings from the SoundBox Collection held at the the University of British Columbia (Okanagan campus), this talk interrogates how attending to the medium of sound recording can remap history […]

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Feminist Close Listening in SpokenWeb Literary Audio Collections — Feb 12, 2020 (Events)

London - Queen Mary University London - Queen Mary University London

Feminist Close Listening in SpokenWeb Literary Audio Collections by Karis Shearer (Associate Professor in English & Cultural Studies at UBCO) focusing on literary audio, the literary event, the digital archive, book history, and women’s labour in literature and how attending to the medium of sound recording can remap history by citing gendered affective labour as an important foundation to collectivity and […]

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