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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The (Dis)articulating Voice of the Phonograph: Early Spoken Recordings and the Sound of the Literary – Jason Camlot — May 31, 2019 (Events)
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
Building (Digital) Humanities Communities around Sound Archives: The Story of SpokenWeb — May 16, 2019 (Events)
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 the SpokenWeb research program from small beta collaborations via SSHRC Research Development Initiative, Connections and Insight Grant support, into a large-scale […]
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 […]
The SpokenWeb Show — Dec 16, 2018 (Events)
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). […]
Deep Curation II — Feb 14, 2019 (Events)
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 […]