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Re-Opening Doors into Vancouver’s Strathcona Neighbourhood, a Conversation with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter — May 05, 2021 (Events)

Concordia and the Blue Met Festival - Virtual participation

Presented in partnership with the Blue Met Festival, this event will screen a new interview with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter, the editors of the Oral Historical book Opening Doors in Vancouver’s East End: Strathcona (1979).

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Gerry Gilbert and Billy Little reading “You Are Old, Father William” (Post)

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As the inaugural ShortCuts blog post, SpokenWeb RA Nina Fesenko selects a clip from Simon Fraser University’s Gerry Gilbert radiofreerainforest Collection and guides listeners through it. While listeners to radiofreerainforest will know that this radio program is no stranger to the bizarre, Gerry Gilbert and Billy Little’s reading of Lewis Carroll’s poem, “You Are Old, Father William,” is a reminder of what makes the bizarre so great…

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bill bissett on CKVU-TV September 1978 (Post)

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In this week’s Audio of the Week clip from PennSound, a partner affiliate of the SpokenWeb research network, we hear a televised reading of bill bissett chanting and reading from his then upcoming book Sailor (1978) on Vancouver’s CKVU-TV (now CityTV) show “The Vancouver Show” in early September 1978. By listening to the clip, you will gain an aural glimpse into bissett’s life following accusations of pornography against his work in the House of Commons.

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Lytle Shaw on “The Strategic Idea of North” — Sep 27, 2018 (Events)

Vancouver, BC - Simon Fraser University - Bennett Library (Wosk Room)

SpokenWeb, along with SFU Library and the Digital Humanities Innovation Lab, invite you to an upcoming talk by Lytle Shaw on “The Strategic Idea of North.” Shaw will explore the importance of sound to the construction of Canadian space, especially the North, through an examination of the work of R. Murray Schafer and Glenn Gould, […]

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The SpokenWeb Sound Institute 2019 — May 28-29, 2019 (Events)

Vancouver, BC - Simon Fraser University - Burnaby Campus, Bennett Library

The SpokenWeb Sound Institute is a two-day interactive event which will take place on the Burnaby campus of SFU, open to the members of the SpokenWeb network. It is an opportunity to reflect on the past year, solidify the work of each of the SpokenWeb Task Forces, share tools and knowledge, and plan the year ahead.

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