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 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
The (Dis)articulating Voice of the Phonograph: Early Spoken Recordings and the Sound of the Literary – Jason Camlot — May 31, 2019 (Events)
Closing Plenary of the SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 In this plenary lecture, Jason Camlot will share his appreciation of the strange sonic and material qualities of early sound recordings (c1888-1920), and outline methodologies for the critical study of early spoken recordings as literary artifacts. To these ends, his presentation will first work to define some core critical […]
Sonifying Race, Surveilling Space: The Sonic Color Line & the Listening Ear – Dr. Jennifer Lynn Stoever — May 30, 2019 (Events)
Opening Plenary of SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 For a very long time now, the United States has—audaciously and impossibly—labored under the illusion that it is a “colorblind” nation: that skin color simply “doesn’t matter” when it comes to employment, or schooling, or opportunity of any sort. That it is possible to “not see color” when it comes to intimate relationships, to hiring or firing, […]
Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Jason Camlot (Concordia), Annie Murray (UCalgary), and Darren Wershler (Concordia) will present a talk titled, “The Afterlife of Performance” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.
Sound Pedagogies: Rethinking Approaches to Literary Audio Archives – Jason Wiens, Leah van Dyk, Isabelle Groenhof — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)
Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Jason Wiens (UCalgary), Leah van Dyk (UCalgary), and Isabelle Groenhof (UCalgary) will present a talk titled, “Sound Pedagogies: Rethinking Approaches to Literary Audio Archives” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.
Canadian Poetry Off the Page in the Undergraduate Classroom – Amy Thiessen, Karis Shearer, Megan Butchart — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)
Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Amy Thiessen (UBCO), Karis Shearer (UBCO), and Megan Butchart (UBCO) will present a talk titled, “Canadian Poetry Off the Page in the Undergraduate Classroom” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.