We’re thrilled to announce that the next Words & Music Show will feature the book and album launch for Dark Sky Preserves, a collaboration between Ian Ferrier, Louise Campbell and Sarah Beth Goncarova.
Launch, Performances | Dina Cindric, Elizabeth Lima, Ian Ferrier, Jason Camlot, Jason Selman, John Stuart, launch, Louise Campbell, Montreal, Quebec Writers Federation, Rachel McCrum, Sarah Beth Goncarova, SpokenWeb, The Words and Music Show
Curated by Felicity Tayler, the exhibition Desire Lines. Displaced Narratives of Place highlights these lines, bounded by metadata describing three magazines published in Toronto between 1978 and 1987 : Fireweed, Border/Lines, and Fuse (formerly known as Centerfold), as well as their network of artists and writers who have mobilized around them.
Launch | Artexte, Desire Lines, exhibition, Felicity Tayler, launch, Magazines, Metadata, Montreal, SpokenWeb, Toronto
In this session, the University of Alberta SpokenWeb digital rights team will guide you through this complex process and break it down into a few, easier-to-manage steps in order to make your rights management process a success.
Workshops | Ariel Kroon, Copyright, Michael O’Driscoll, Process, Rights Management, Sean Luyk, SpokenWeb, Trello, University of Alberta
At this event Concordia graduate students Klara Du Plessis, Frances-Grace Fyfe, Aaron Obedkoff, Angus Tarnawsky, and Salena Wiener will read aloud passages they have selected from Field Notes and engage Professor Dobson in conversation about questions of sound, listening, land, belonging, and the process of writing about these things.
Presentations | Aaron Obedkoff, Alexandra Sweny, Concordia, Field Notes on Listening, Frances Grace Fyfe, Kit Dobson, Klara du Ples, Listening, Reading, SpokenWeb
We invite applicants for a 2-year postdoctoral fellowship in critical approaches to literary audio, creative and critical remediations, performance, media archaeology, book history and print culture, digital humanities, and/or the archive informed by feminism, queer theory, etc. The successful postdoctoral fellow will join the AMP Lab at UBC Okanagan, where the SpokenWeb SoundBox collection is housed, and will work under the co-supervision of Dr. Karis Shearer and Dr. Emily Christina Murphy, with support from the SpokenWeb UBCO research team.
Opportunities | archival studies, book history, cultural studies, digital humanities, digital media, gender studies, library and information studies, literary studies, Postdoctoral fellowship, public humanities, sound studies, SpokenWeb, UBCO, University of British Colombia Okanagan
The SpokenWeb Project and the Sound Studies Institute at the University of Alberta invite proposals from accomplished Sound Artists for a four-week residency and two-week exhibition to be held in Edmonton, Canada from April 1 – May 12, 2023.
Opportunities | Artist In Residence, Call for Artists, Edmonton, Opportunity, Sound Studies Institute, SpokenWeb, SpokenWeb Symposium, University of Alberta
fter two years of virtual and hybrid book fairs in 2020 and 2021, we’re thrilled to return to the Concordia McConnell Building Atrium. Produced by the Association of English-language Publishers of Quebec (AELAQ) in partnership with the Quebec Writers’ Federation (QWF), the Holiday Book Fair presents exciting new works from local publishers, authors, and translators, a full program of hybrid literary events, and multiple author signings.
Collaborations | 4th Space, AELAQ, Atwater Library, Atwater Poetry Project, Book Fair, Books, Concordia University, Montreal, Montreal Review of Books, Quebec, QWF, SpokenWeb, Ursa Mtl
In an exciting world premiere, the eight finalists for the inaugural Quebec Writers’ Federation Spoken Word Prize will offer short performances showcasing their talents. The prize is open to all forms of spoken word performance, from storytelling to sound poetry, hip hop, and dub. Presented by the Quebec Writers’ Federation and Concordia’s SpokenWeb project, the event will be hosted by poet and SpokenWeb director Jason Camlot.
Performances | 4th Space, Caitlin Murphy, Concordia University, Debbie Braide, Erin Moure, Jason Camlot, Joanne Pelletier, Liana Cusmano, Lucia De Luca, performance, poetry, Prize, Quebec Writers Fund, QWF, Raissa Simone, Roen Higgins, spoken word, SpokenWeb
SpokenWeb’s Fall 2022 All Team Meeting will consist of each institution giving a short (5 min MAX) update on the projects currently underway, with a special focus paid to any potential opportunities for students from other institutions to be involved in.
Meetings | All Team, Digitization, Listening, Meeting, Participation, podcasting, SpokenWeb, Students, Zoom
Join us for a conversation with author Kit Dobson on methodologies of listening and the ways they might open up alternative forms for scholars.
Talk | Canadian Literature Centre, Edmonton, Kit Dobson, Listening, SpokenWeb, Talk, University of Alberta