Oral Literary History (OLH) is one of the primary research axes of the SpokenWeb project. This post offers an overview of what we perceive to be unique about OLH as a discipline, with attention to its theoretical underpinnings, ethics, and methods. The SpokenWeb project began conducting Oral History interviews in 2012, with people who participated […]
The virtual panel “Teaching with Sound / Sound and Pedagogy,” as part of SpokenWeb’s Listening, Sound, Agency Symposium, brought together scholars on May 19, 2021, to exchange ideas involving sound within the educational context. One of them was Nicole Brittingham Furlonge, who took from her book Race Sounds to present the paper, “‘New Ways to […]
Re-Opening Doors into Vancouver’s Strathcona Neighbourhood, a Conversation with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter — May 05, 2021 (Events)
Presented in partnership with the Blue Met Festival, this event will screen a new interview with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter, the editors of the Oral Historical book Opening Doors in Vancouver’s East End: Strathcona (1979).
This workshop will introduce participants to SpokenWeb’s Oral Literary History protocol, with special emphasis on conducting provenance and informational interviews. We will also engage in a more general discussion of Oral Literary History and its ethics, methods, and outcomes. All levels of experience are welcome to attend.
As a new member of the SpokenWeb team, I was thrilled to connect with Postdoctoral Fellow and SpokenWeb researcher, Mathieu Aubin, and learn about his work in a more specific context than our weekly meetings. Aubin’s research examines queerness in oral histories and audio recordings of literary events, engaging activist and marginalized voices, content, and […]
The first part of this workshop will introduce foundational concepts and methods from oral history. The workshop will then proceed into the presentation of clips, case-studies and scenarios for all-group discussion with the goals of 1. collaboratively defining a SpokenWeb Oral History protocol for engaging in interviews around collections of literary sound recordings, and 2. […]
The Centre for Oral History and Digital Storytelling, the Concordia Library and the Spokenweb Project are proud to co-sponsor a two hour workshop on “Archiving Oral History and Secondary Analysis” with Paul Thompson. Thompson is one of the founders of global oral history, and he is the author of the classic text The Voice of […]
Friday October 12, 2012 Exhibits at 6:00 P.M. Reading at 7:00 P.M. H-110, Henry F. Hall Building, Concordia University 1455 De Maisonneuve Street West (514) 848-2424 ext. 2340 The SSHRC IG SpokenWeb Research Team is pleased to announce its first event in the “Performing the Spoken Word Archive” series. The event will be held Friday, […]