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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 […]


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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Bodies in Lyric with Tanya Evanson — Jan 31, 2020 (Events)

Montreal - Concordia University - 4th Space Concordia University

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 […]

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Reading with the Ears: Digital Audiobooks in a Cultural and Institutional Perspective — Nov 08, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Milieux Institute, EV 11.705 (11th floor)

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 […]

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