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.
Readings and Discussion featuring UAlberta Writer in Residence Ifeoma Chinwuba and Edmonton Poet Laureate Titilope Sonuga — Feb 07, 2022 (Events)
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.
Listening to Vocal Production: SpokenWeb Through Lomax’s Cantometrics This week, Sean will lead participants in a guided session on the topic of vocal production in literary audio recordings. Drawing on the work of renowned ethnomusicologist, folklorist, and song-collector Alan Lomax (1915-2002), we will listen to vocal production in literary audio performances through the lens of […]
“Refining the Alchemical Ear: Adept Listening Practices and the Poetry of George Bowering, Margaret Atwood, and Penn Kemp” This workshop is a brief foray toward an “adept” listening practice; that is, to listen to poetry from the perspective of an aspiring adept, a seeker of spiritual and poetic truths. What can we learn about the […]
Tech Talks : The Unwinding Reel: A Personal Account of Media-Focused Literary Research — Feb 11, 2019 (Events)
Join us in the AMP Lab (FIP 251) for a regular Tech Talk where participants talk about their digital humanities research, digital tools, or how they worked through research problems. This week, Lee Hannigan (U Alberta, SpokenWeb) presents “The Unwinding Reel: A Personal Account of Media-Focused Literary Research”. For more information, click here.
SpokenWeb Director, Jason Camlot, will be giving a presentation titled ‘Media Affordances of Literary Audio’ at the Sound Studies Institute (University of Alberta) on November 7, 2018. This presentation considers the significance of different audio media technologies and formats (wax cylinder, acetate flat disc, aluminium long-playing transcription disc, reel-to-reel tape, etc.) for the historical forms […]