Abstract Launched in 2005 and rebooted in 2022, the Fred Wah Digital Archive is a digital web project that intends to act as a living archive of the work of Fred Wah, including a new interview with the author. As a consequence of the poet’s interest in the sonic and phonetic aspects of language, the […]
I first met Annie Murray in 2017 at a job interview (she was the interviewer, I the interviewee—thankfully I got the job), and in 2018 Annie asked me to join the SpokenWeb team as a research assistant. Four years later, we sit down—through our respective laptops—to chat about all things audio. As I soon found […]
SpokenWeb Podcast Listening Party: Season 3 Episode 9 – Talking Transcription: Accessibility, Collaboration, and Creativity — Jun 06, 2022 (Events)
At this Listening Party, we’ll be listening to and discussing the newest episode of the The SpokenWeb Podcast by ShortCuts producer Katherine McLeod and transcriber Kelly Cubbon, who will be talking transcription as an accessible, collaborative, and creative process.
In May, I reached out to Leah VanDyk shortly after she was awarded a Killam scholarship for her research in environmental humanities. Having met Leah before and heard her present at the “Text/Sound/Performance” conference in Dublin, Ireland in April 2019, I was excited to catch up with her and hear about her ongoing research. As I quickly found out, while her research focuses on environmental humanities, pedagogy, and accessibility, Leah is also often thinking about serendipitous moments activated through sound.