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Deep Curation @ Blue Met Festival — May 03, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - Hôtel 10, Salle Godin

Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Deep Curation is a new and experimental approach to literary event planning. The event is curated and hosted by Klara du Plessis, PhD candidate in the Department of English and features poets Liz Howard, Oana Avasilichioaei and Tess Liem (MA 17). “This format refocuses agency […]

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Performing the Archive: A Remix @ Blue Met Festival — May 05, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - La Vitrola

Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: Free Jason Camlot partners with Katherine McLeod, affiliate assistant professor of English and a researcher with SpokenWeb. Together they will transform archived poetry readings from the SpokenWeb project into a remix of voice, rhythm and movement. Hosted by Deanna Fong, a long-time SpokenWeb collaborator, this event […]

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The Words and Music Show @ Blue Met Festival — May 04, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival - Hôtel 10, Salle Godin

Part of the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival Cost: $7 This event is hosted by writer, performer and SpokenWeb community partner Ian Ferrier. It is Montreal’s longest-running literary variety show and this edition will feature Melanie Mununggurr-Williams, Liz Howard, Kaie Kellough and Julie Bruck. For tickets and more information, click here.

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SpokenWeb brings literary archives to life at this year’s Blue Met Festival (Post)

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When recording to tape became accessible in the 1960s, artists began documenting literary performances and conversations. But most of these audio archives remain inaccessible or in danger of decay. Those that do end up being digitized are largely unreachable by a wide audience. SpokenWeb, a cross-university project funded by the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council […]

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