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.
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.
A Special SpokenWeb Collections Processing Meeting with Francisco Berrizbeitia — Feb 24, 2022 (Events)
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.”
A Belly Full of Vlarf: A Poetry Book Launch by Jason Camlot and John Emil Vincent — Nov 26, 2021 (Events)
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.
Deep Listening®: extreme slow walk and the sonic art of breath: Pauline Oliveros text scores with Anne Bourne — Sep 29, 2021 (Events)
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.
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.
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.
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 […]
Fifty Years Later: The Sir George Williams Affair by Louis Rastelli (ARCMTL) — Feb 23, 2019 (Events)
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 […]