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. […]
Listening Practice Guided by Samuel Mercier – Nationalized listening: the imagined communities of Quebec poetry readings — Oct 16, 2019 (Events)
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!
SpokenWeb research affiliate Samuel Mercier was interviewed by Radio-Canada about the project and the discovery by the Concordia University team of the Alan Lord collection. He used the opportunity to talk about the project in general and about his field work on the French archives. Gravel le matin is one of the most popular shows […]
Samuel Mercier (SpokenWeb Research Affiliate) will be giving a talk at the conference Littérature, medias et discours culturel about the recent discovery of the Alan Lord archive by the SpokenWeb team. Cette communication vise à explorer le cas du fonds Alan Lord, découvert lors de mes recherches avec l’équipe de SpokenWeb, afin de montrer les enjeux […]
Hidden Collection Discovered (Post)
This is a story of the importance of an excellent inter-team collaboration, good relationship building, solid research practices and intellectual curiosity. Samuel Mercier is a Concordia-based researcher who joined the SpokenWeb project in August 2018. He has secured a “hidden” collection, which we are tentatively calling the Alan Lord Collection. Sam met with Ian Ferrier in […]