Dear Brian, So, I hear you’re the data expert? Well, I’ve got a conundrum for you. As an RA for SpokenWeb, we’re often working with disorganized, unlabelled, and sometimes incomplete archival collections. Take, for instance, the Alan Lord Collection we are currently working on. For context, this collection includes AV materials from Ultimatum  and […]
Teaching and Studying SpokenWeb Audio: User-Friendly Digital Tools for Slow and Distant Listening — Mar 21, 2023 (Events)
This workshop with Dr. Marit MacArthur and Augusta Funk (UC Davis) will offer a brief introduction to two user-friendly slow and distant listening tools. Drift helps users visualize and quantify sound patterns in recorded speech, while Voxit helps users quantitatively analyzing sound patterns in larger numbers of recordings. Both tools can support and augment traditional close reading and close listening practices. We will invite you to share projects you hope to develop, for the classroom and/or for scholarly work.