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Book Launch: Jason Camlot, Vlarf and John Emil Vincent, Bitter in the Belly — Dec 03, 2021 (Events)

Montreal - Argo Bookshop, 1841-A Rue St. Catherine Ouest

Join us IN PERSON for the official McGill-Queen’s University Press launch reading of two new poetry books, Jason Camlot’s Vlarf and John Emil Vincent’s Bitter in the Belly. Each book creates its own gleefully strange and sadly hilarious world from a wide gamut of emotions and texts. It will be a poetry event of the fun variety. The reading can host up to 40 attendees in the brand new Argo Bookshop space; vaccination status will be checked at the door and masks will be required throughout the event.

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A Belly Full of Vlarf: A Poetry Book Launch by Jason Camlot and John Emil Vincent — Nov 26, 2021 (Events)

Montreal / Virtual Participation - Concordia University - 4th Space / Virtual - Registration Link Below

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. 

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Special SpokenWeb “Listening, Sound, Agency” edition of the Words and Music Show — May 23, 2021 (Events)

Hosted from Montréal / Tiohtià:ke - Concordia University - Zoom

On the closing night of the 2021 “Listening, Sound, Agency” symposium, Wired on Words partners with SpokenWeb to co-host a special edition of the Words and Music Show.

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Phonographic Imaginaries: A Conversation with Renée Altergott (Post)

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I was very excited to initiate a conversation with Renée Altergott because her research dovetails with my own in numerous ways.  That said, my own research has focused on the history of early sound recording media technologies (and spoken recordings) in Anglo-American contexts, and Renée’s research explores this historical period of the medium in French […]

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Listening for Hope in the Sound Archive — Apr 21, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - RSVP for Zoom Link

In this listening practice, guide-hosts Jason Camlot and Katherine McLeod take up the call of SpokenWeb organizational partner Blue Metropolis to conduct an event that explores the theme of hope in relation to the archival pursuits of our research network.  To this end, we invite past guides of SpokenWeb listening practices, and all members of the SpokenWeb network, to select a short (30 second max) sound clip from their archival or other research interests that sounds an idea or feeling of hope, for us to listen to and discuss together.

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SpokenWeb Words and Music Show — Jul 19, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/3772249115

For the past three months, Ian Ferrier, host for twenty years (and running) monthly Words and Music Show, and the 2019 SW Curator in Residence, has collaborated with Jason Camlot (Director of SpokenWeb) in running the online version of the Words and Music Show.  While Words and Music usually takes a vacation in the month […]

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How are we listening, now? A SpokenWeb Podcast Conversation — Jun 18, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cjuFvZGhTxGJlkS4EvfSdQ

In the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, Concordia researchers Jason Camlot and Katherine McLeod co-produced “How are we listening, now? Signal, Noise, Silence” for The SpokenWeb Podcast series in order to document our reactions to the changes in our sonic environments during this time of social distancing and self-isolation.           […]

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Montreal Double Launch: CanLit Across Media & Home Feelings — Feb 20, 2020 (Events)

Montreal - Librarie Paragraphe Bookstore

An innovative collection that evaluates diverse methods of recording, archiving, and remediating literature and literary culture in Canada. The materials we turn to for the construction of our literary pasts – the texts, performances, and discussions selected for storage and cataloguing in archives – shape what we know and teach about literature today. The ways […]

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Listening Practice Guided by Jason Camlot – First Thoughts on Timbre — Jan 22, 2020 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Richler Library, LB 655

A weekly session for exploring and experimenting with different modes of listening. Each week our practice will be guided by an expert from SpokenWeb. What is listening? What are we listening for when we are listening? What are listening techniques for different disciplines? Join us, once or weekly, for Listening Practice. All are welcome!

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