This summer, I reached out to Jentery Sayers with some questions about his research on voice user interfaces. He told me his research had veered in new directions and proposed that we discuss other related projects happening at The University of Victoria, where he teaches, and runs the Praxis Studio for Comparative Media Studies. He suggested I get in touch with Julie Funk and Faith Ryan to learn more about what’s happening at the lab, which I did. Here’s a peek into their innovative work: ‘literary machine listening’ and teaching audio in fiction in the classroom.
Article, Interviews, SPOKENWEBLOG | audio in fiction, Faith Ryan, Jentery Sayers, Julie Funk, Listening-Sound-Agency-Forum, literary audio, Literary Machine Listening, Pedagogy, Readers are Listening, SpokenWeb Symposium, The Praxis Studio for Comparative Media Studies, The Praxis Studio UVic, University of Victoria
The SpokenWeb research network invites you to submit proposals to an interdisciplinary symposium to be held at Concordia University in Montreal, 17-18 July 2020. The theme of the SpokenWeb Symposium will be: Listening, Sound, Agency Listening to sound entails scenarios of subjection and agency. In Althussarian terms we might say that we are persistently interpellated, […]
Opportunities | Call for proposals, Concordia University, Montreal, SpokenWeb Symposium
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 […]
Presentations | Jason Camlot, SFU, SpokenWeb Symposium
Opening Plenary of SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 For a very long time now, the United States has—audaciously and impossibly—labored under the illusion that it is a “colorblind” nation: that skin color simply “doesn’t matter” when it comes to employment, or schooling, or opportunity of any sort. That it is possible to “not see color” when it comes to intimate relationships, to hiring or firing, […]
Presentations | Jennifer Lynn Stoever, Simon Fraser University, Sounding Out!, SpokenWeb Symposium