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Virtual Listening Practice Guided by Karis Shearer and Amy Thiessen — May 06, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/488323124

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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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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Feminist Close Listening in SpokenWeb Literary Audio Collections — Feb 12, 2020 (Events)

London - Queen Mary University London - Queen Mary University London

Feminist Close Listening in SpokenWeb Literary Audio Collections by Karis Shearer (Associate Professor in English & Cultural Studies at UBCO) focusing on literary audio, the literary event, the digital archive, book history, and women’s labour in literature and how attending to the medium of sound recording can remap history by citing gendered affective labour as an important foundation to collectivity and […]

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Canadian Poetry Off the Page in the Undergraduate Classroom – Amy Thiessen, Karis Shearer, Megan Butchart — Apr 26, 2019 (Events)

Dublin, Ireland - TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE - University College Dublin (J208)

Part of TEXT / SOUND / PERFORMANCE 2019 Amy Thiessen (UBCO), Karis Shearer (UBCO), and Megan Butchart (UBCO) will present a talk titled, “Canadian Poetry Off the Page in the Undergraduate Classroom” as part of Text / Sound / Performance – Making in Canadian Space in Dublin, Ireland. For more info, click here.

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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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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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CoLab Pop Up: The AMP Lab — Nov 06, 2018 (Events)

Kelowna, BC - Okanagan CoLab - 1405 St Paul St #201

The SpokenWeb Project is one two featured research teams presenting at the community start-up / tech space as part of the AMP Lab pop-up event. Karis Shearer, and SpokenWeb RAs Caitlin Voth, Evan Berg, Megan Butchart, Stephen French, and Amy Thiessen will present work on design, digitization, cataloguing, metadata in SpokenWeb. The event is taking […]

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Press Play Workshop: Media Buttons — Nov 22, 2018 (Events)

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

This week the AMP Lab (FIP 251) is hosting a Media Buttons workshop where you will get to make your own buttons by collaging found audio media. Visit the lab during our workshops to take a break from writing papers and make something! Be sure to register at amplab.ubco@gmail.com because space is limited! The workshop […]

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Press Play Workshop: Tape Surgery — Nov 08, 2018 (Events)

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

This week, the AMP LAB (FIB 251) is hosting a Tape Surgery workshop where you will get to create a unique art object using analog cassette tapes and collage. Visit the lab during our workshops to take a break from writing papers and make something! Be sure to register at amplab.ubco@gmail.com because space is limited! The workshop […]

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Press Play Workshop: Chapbooks — Nov 29, 2018 (Events)

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

This week the AMP Lab (FIP 251) is co-hosting a workshop with UBCO’s Creative Writing Course Union and participants will make chapbooks (small, hand-sewn books) featuring found poetry they will write using poems from our archive (this time the poems are by Daphne Marlatt and Fred Wah). Visit the lab during our workshops to take a break […]

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