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SpokenWeb Digital Anthology Meeting — Sep 30, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - University of Texas at Austin - Zoom Link Below

Join us via Zoom on September 30, 2022 at 3:00PM Central Time to discuss the collection that you research and to begin considering how digital annotation might shape the preservation, teaching, and argumentation about unique events in recorded literary history. 

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The Media History Research Centre Presents: Book Salon! And a Talk By Armond R. Towns — Sep 22, 2022 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Room EV 11.725

The Media History Research Center is running a Book Salon on September 22nd, showcasing and celebrating recent local publications. The works showcased here will feature SpokenWeb Principle Investigator Jason Camlot, as well as SpokenWeb team co-applicants Jonathan Sterne and Darren Wershler. Their guest Dr. Armond R. Towns (Carleton University), author of On Black Media Philosophy (U of California Press, 2022) will present his talk: The Medium is the Message Revisited: Media and Black Epistemologies

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SpokenWeb Symposium 2023 — May 1-3, 2023 (Events)

Edmonton - University of Alberta - Hybrid

The SpokenWeb Research Network (www.spokenweb.ca) is hosting the 2023 SpokenWeb Research Symposium at the University of Alberta, in Edmonton, Canada from May 1-3, 2023. We invite those from inside and outside the Network who engage with sound in their research and/or creative practice to submit paper or panel proposals that respond to the conference theme: Reverb: Echo-Locations of Sound and Space.

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ORAL/TRANS/MISSIONS | A performance retrospective by Clifton Joseph — May 06, 2022 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Hotel 10, Salle Godin

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.

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SpokenWeb Podcast Listening Party: Season 3 Episode 8 – Academics on Air — May 02, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Registration Link Below

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.

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THE SPOKENWEB SOUND INSTITUTE (SSI) 2022 — May 19-20, 2022 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - See Schedule

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).

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Poetry by Memory: A Recording Booth, Co-Presented with the Blue Metropolis International Literary Festival — May 7-8, 2022 (Events)

Montreal - Hotel 10, Hall

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.

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