At this event Concordia graduate students Klara Du Plessis, Frances-Grace Fyfe, Aaron Obedkoff, Angus Tarnawsky, and Salena Wiener will read aloud passages they have selected from Field Notes and engage Professor Dobson in conversation about questions of sound, listening, land, belonging, and the process of writing about these things.
Presentations | Aaron Obedkoff, Alexandra Sweny, Concordia, Field Notes on Listening, Frances Grace Fyfe, Kit Dobson, Klara du Ples, Listening, Reading, SpokenWeb
Join 10 poets from Concordia’s Graduate Poetry Workshop as they share their latest work. Thank you to Spoken Web and Stephanie Bolster for their assistance in the hosting and creation of this event.
Performances | Belgo, Concordia, Galerie Hugues Charbonneau, Poetry Reading, Students
In this session we will be presenting the first functional iteration of the interactive Wikidata annotation tool proposed on the study described in the SpokenWeb Blog post: “A Proposal for Semantic Annotations: An AI-Assisted Approach.”
Workshops | AI, Concordia, Francisco Berrizbeitia, Swallow, Wikidata, workshop
Inspired by the long-format readings held at Sir George Williams University (now Concordia) in the 1960s, this book launch will celebrate two new titles, Jason Camlot’s Vlarf and John Emil Vincent’s Bitter in the Belly (both published in the Hugh MacLennan Poetry Series of McGill-Queen’s University Press), with substantial readings and presentations of the books by the authors.
Launch | 4th Space, Bitter in the Belly, book launch, Concordia, Jason Camlot, John Emil Vincent, Reading, SpokenWeb, Vlarf
An extreme slow walk through the sound field where you live; the stimulation of the neurobiology of listening through Taoist Qi Gong practice and meridians; humming intimately the resonance of the body; a microtonal palette of vowels for slow breath song; a memory of sounds from footprints on a landscape.
Workshops | Anne Bourne, Concordia, Deep Listening, Listening Practice, Pauline Oliveros, workshop
This network shows us how the absences, or received lack, in one publishing project generates desire for new ones. These panelists will share their personal memories of scenes and magazines as sites of discursive community, reflecting on how one magazine can emerge as a response to another.
Presentations, Talk | Access to Print, Concordia, Desire Lines, Joy Xiang, Kass Banning, Rinaldo Walcott, SpokenWeb, Will Straw, York University
What is ethical listening? This new episode of the SpokenWeb Podcast will be released next Monday, April 5. It brings us into a series of interviews with Humanities scholars Mathieu Aubin, Clint Burnham, Treena Chambers, and T.L. Cowan about their approaches to the ethics of listening in their own research.
Talk | Concordia, Concordia University, Listening, poetry
Listening to Vocal Production: SpokenWeb Through Lomax’s Cantometrics This week, Sean will lead participants in a guided session on the topic of vocal production in literary audio recordings. Drawing on the work of renowned ethnomusicologist, folklorist, and song-collector Alan Lomax (1915-2002), we will listen to vocal production in literary audio performances through the lens of […]
Workshops | Concordia, Event, Listening, Listening Practice, SpokenWeb, University of Alberta
SpokenWeb presents this event in collaboration with The Quebec Anglophone Heritage Network (QAHN). Exactly fifty years ago this month, at what later became Concordia, where this talk is being held, Canada’s most dramatic and important student occupation of the 1960s took place. When a group of students, primarily of Caribbean descent, filed a protest against […]
Presentations | ARCMTL, Concordia, Louis Rastelli, Montreal, QAHN