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The (Dis)articulating Voice of the Phonograph: Early Spoken Recordings and the Sound of the Literary – Jason Camlot — May 31, 2019 (Events)

Vancouver, BC - The SpokenWeb Symposium - David Mowafaghian World Arts Centre

Closing Plenary of the SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 In this plenary lecture, Jason Camlot will share his appreciation of the strange sonic and material qualities of early sound recordings (c1888-1920), and outline methodologies for the critical study of early spoken recordings as literary artifacts.  To these ends, his presentation will first work to define some core critical […]

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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 Afterlife of Performance – Jason Camlot, Annie Murray, Darren Wershler — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin, Humanities Board Room (A102)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Jason Camlot (Concordia), Annie Murray (UCalgary), and Darren Wershler (Concordia) will present a talk titled, “The Afterlife of Performance” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.

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Séance de travail des membres du CRIHN 2018-2019 : Jason Camlot — Feb 15, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - CRIHN (Université de Montréal) - Salle C-2059, Carrefour des arts et des sciences

The Centre de recherche interuniversitaire sur les humanités numériques (CRIHN) will be hosting Jason Camlot, director of SpokenWeb, with Jared Wiercinski and Tomasz Neugebauer (both librarians at Concordia University). They will present on the development of a metadata schema and a metadata ingest system (Swallow) for the collections of digitized legacy literary audio that are […]

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Building (Digital) Humanities Communities around Sound Archives: The Story of SpokenWeb — May 16, 2019 (Events)

Ottawa - University of Ottawa - CreatorSpace (room 302 of Pérez Hall)

Dr. Jason Camlot will be giving a keynote presentation at The Digital Humanities Summer Institute 2019 at the University of Ottawa. In this plenary session, Dr. Camlot will discuss the great potential for humanities research of conceptualizing collaborative projects around unique yet largely unused collections of cultural heritage materials. Speaking from the experience of developing […]

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Media Affordances of Literary Audio — Nov 07, 2018 (Events)

Edmonton, AB - University of Alberta - Old Arts 3-47 (The SSI Offices)

SpokenWeb Director, Jason Camlot, will be giving a presentation titled ‘Media Affordances of Literary Audio’ at the Sound Studies Institute (University of Alberta) on November 7, 2018. This presentation considers the significance of different audio media technologies and formats (wax cylinder, acetate flat disc, aluminium long-playing transcription disc, reel-to-reel tape, etc.) for the historical forms […]

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The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Casa del Popolo

As an in-person holiday get-together, we would like to invite you to a SpokenWeb event at Casa Del Popolo. The event is part of The Word & Music Show series organized by Ian Ferrier and it features performances by Klara Du Plessis, Katherine McLeod, Jason Camlot. Aurelio Meza will be making Cartonera Books* throughout the performance). […]

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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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