The Atwater Poetry Project, in partnership with the Blue Metropolis Festival and SpokenWeb, are pleased to welcome dub poetry legend CLIFTON JOSEPH for a special spoken word presentation, our first live event since March 2020.
A founder of the Canadian tradition of dub poetry, a political performance poetry genre of Caribbean roots, and 1/3 of the influential group DE DUB POETS with Lillian Allen and Devon Haughton, Joseph will perform work from throughout his forty-year career before joining APP curator Faith Paré in conversation.
Performances | Atwater Poetry Project, Blue Metropolis, CLIFTON JOSEPH, dub poetry, Faith Paré, Montreal, performance, poetry, SpokenWeb
Ariel Kroon, Nick Beauchesne, and Chelsea Miya celebrate the history of early UAlberta college radio and its producers in this episode, including interviews with host Jars Balan and audio engineer Terri Wynnyk, as well as archival radio show audio of Western Canadian poets Douglas Barbour and Phyllis Webb.
College Radio, Douglas Barbour, Listening Party, Phyllis Webb, Podcast, SpokenWeb
The SpokenWeb Sound Institute (SSI) will be back in person this year! It will take place at Concordia University in Montreal, 18-20 May 2022. Participation in SSI workshops and events is open to all members of the SpokenWeb network who are able to attend (with select Planning Meeting events offered virtually, as well).
Institutes | Concordia University, Sound Institute, SpokenWeb, workshops
In this episode, Kate Moffatt and Kandice Sharren take us behind the scenes of cataloguing the Women and Words Collection at Simon Fraser University.
Launch | Listening Party, Podcast, SpokenWeb, Women and Words
In this episode, Jason Camlot – SpokenWeb Director and Professor of English at Concordia University – takes us on a reflective listening tour through recordings of the Words and Music Show as it has evolved since early 2020.
Launch | Jason Camlot, Listening Party, Podcast, SpokenWeb, The Words and Music Show
SpokenWeb, a research program that preserves literary sound recordings, will run a booth on site where festival attendees will be invited to recite lines from a poem they know by heart into a microphone for preservation on a reel to reel tape.
Collaborations, Performances | Blue Metropolis, Concordia University, Memory, Montreal, poetry, Recitation, Recording, SpokenWeb
This free in-person event will be hosted by Katherine McLeod featuring readings by and discussion with SpokenWeb team members Klara du Plessis, Faith Paré, and Carlos A. Pittella.
Collaborations, Performances | Blue Metropolis, Concordia University, Discussion, Montreal, Poetry Reading, SpokenWeb
Working with SpokenWeb’s digital archives of historical literary sound recordings, this session will introduce ideas and methods of listening to sound archives, and will lead participants in listening to and discussion of a selection of clips of recordings that document Montreal poetry readings from the 1960s to the present.
Collaborations, Listening Practice | Blue Metropolis, Concordia University, Listening, Listening Practice, Montreal, SpokenWeb
The SpokenWeb Research Network (www.spokenweb.ca) will host an in-person and virtual graduate student symposium (academic conference) to be held at Concordia University in Montreal, 16-17 May 2022, on the theme of “The Sound of Literature in Time.”
Conferences, Symposia | Call for Papers, Concordia University, literature, Montreal, Sound, SpokenWeb, SpokenWeb Symposium 2022, Time
SpokenWeb UAlberta and the Department of English and Film Studies at the University of Alberta are pleased to present a dual reading and discussion featuring three prominent Edmonton-based authors.
Performances, Talk | Edmonton, Ifeoma Chinwuba, Reading, SpokenWeb, Titilope Sonuga, Uchechukwu Peter Umezurike, University of Alberta