On Thursday November 12, 7pm ET (4pm PT), join nearly all contributors to CanLit Across Media in a virtual conversation that promises to be one of liveliest and “live” book launches (on Zoom) you may ever attend!
What might an audiobook liberated from preconceived notions of the printed book sound like?
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. […]
Presentations, Talk | Alvaro Echánove, Anglophone Heritage Network, Aphrodite Salas, Concordia University, Jason Camlot, Katherine McLeod, Klara du Plessis, Marlene Oeffinger, Montreal, Oana Avasilichioaei, Podcast, SpokenWeb, Stacey Copeland
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 […]
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 […]
Listening for Labour: Feminist Close Listening in the Literary Audio Archive — Feb 06, 2020 (Events)
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 […]
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 […]
Oral poetry, storytelling, monologue, slam and experimental sound performance remain at the fringes of the literary world–largely because they lack a critical framework. This talk will examine some current states in spoken word and look at the work of three Tiohtià:ke/Montreal-based artists: Kaie Kellough, Moe Clark and Cat Kidd. We round it all out with […]
Reading with the Ears: Digital Audiobooks in a Cultural and Institutional Perspective — Nov 08, 2019 (Events)
SpokenWeb and the Media History Research Centre Present Iben Have (Aarhus University, Denmark) Friday, 8 November 2019 3pm – 5pm Milieux Institute, EV 11.705 (11th floor) Concordia University 1515 St. Catherine St. W Reading with the Ears: Digital Audiobooks in a Cultural and Institutional Perspective This presentation is about digital audiobooks and how the current […]
SpokenWeb / Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling / Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network Present The launch of three new titles and a talk by Dr. Jeffrey Weingarten Monday, 11 November 2019 12pm – 2pm “The Sun Room” LB 1019 (10th floor of Library Building, Concordia’s Downtown Campus), Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling. […]
Launch, Presentations | Aiden Hodgins, Alicia Aroche, Cassandra Marsillo, Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, Concordia University, Eerika Koskinen-Koivisto, Hilary Orange, Jeffrey Weingarten, José Alavez, Lea Kabiljo, Lilyane Rachédi, Pharo Sok, Piyusha Chatterjee, Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network, Rod MacLeod, Sarah De Nardi, Sébastien Caquard, Steven High