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Listening for Labour: Feminist Close Listening in the Literary Audio Archive — Feb 06, 2020 (Events)

Montreal - McGill University - Peel 3487 Seminar Room, 3487 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W7, CA

What kinds of labour are visible in historical accounts of literary communities? What kinds of labour are audible? Drawing on collaborative research with Deanna Fong on archival recordings from the SoundBox Collection held at the the University of British Columbia (Okanagan campus), this talk interrogates how attending to the medium of sound recording can remap history […]

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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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“But you can’t put that in a book”: Feminist Close Listening in the Soundbox Project – Deanna Fong & Karis Shearer — Apr 25, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin (C213)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Deanna Fong (SFU) and Karis Shearer (UBCO) will present a talk titled, ““But you can’t put that in a book”: Feminist Close Listening in the Soundbox Project” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click […]

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Press Play East: Remixing the Compact Cassette — Apr 04, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - TAG Research Center (EV 11-435)

This workshop, led by Jon Saklofske (Acadia University) and Deanna Fong (Simon Fraser University) reflects upon the materiality, affordances, and constraints of cassette tape technology through techniques of revisualization, remediation, and remix. Focusing on the complex interplay between live sound and its recorded document, this workshop asks: What does the recording do to sound, its […]

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Digital Editions, Digital Archives: A Symposium — Jun 18-20, 2018 (Events)

Kelowna, BC - UBC Okanagan - AMP Lab (Fip 251)

From June 18-20, Digital Editions, Digital Archives: A Symposium will take place at the Amp Lab (UBC Okanagan). SpokenWeb affiliated talks and workshops include: “Digital Pedagogies Round Table” featuring SpokenWeb affiliates: Jason Wiens (U Calgary); Deanna Fong (SFU); Cole Mash (SFU); Karis Shearer (UBCO); Megan Butchart (UBCO). Deanna Fong and Karis Shearer. “Gender, Affective Labour and […]

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Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - 4TH SPACE

Join us for a Deep Curation poetry reading, an experimental approach to literary event organization, the curator selecting the works to be read, as well as the thematic arc of the works’ placement and progression in relation to one another. This reading will synthesize poetry and scholarship by members of the SpokenWeb team to form […]

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