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From Trash to Treasure – Collection Thinking: Using, Moving, Holding. A Talk at SFU by Jason Camlot and Linda Morra — Mar 08, 2022 (Events)

Burnaby, BC - Simon Fraser University - Bennett Library, Room 7200

In this talk, editors Jason Camlot (Professor and CURC, Concordia University) and Linda M. Morra (Farley Visiting Scholar) speak about Collection Thinking: Using, Moving, Holding (Routledge, forthcoming 2022, with Dr. Martha Langford), a volume designed to examine the communities and institutions involved in collecting practices in their various forms.

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Readings and Discussion featuring UAlberta Writer in Residence Ifeoma Chinwuba and Edmonton Poet Laureate Titilope Sonuga — Feb 07, 2022 (Events)

Virtual Participation - University of Alberta - RSVP Link Below

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.

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SpokenWeb Podcast Listening Party – Lisa Robertson and the Feminist Archive — Nov 01, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Simon Fraser University - RSVP Link Information Below

In this episode, SpokenWeb contributor Julia Polyck-O’Neill shares an archived recording of Canadian poet Lisa Robertson with us and talks us through two interviews she recorded with Robertson. Polyck-O’Neill invites us to consider the significance of Robertson’s intimate archival collections in light of the relationships between archives, memory, affect, and mortality.

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An Introduction to The Library of Historical Audio Recordings at i78s — Jul 22, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation

The Library of Historical Audio Recordings at I78s is the public portal into the Giovannoni Collection—an extensive private archive of sound recordings on cylinders and discs from the 1890s through the 1930s.  In this presentation, we’ll introduce the site’s conception, design, and features, followed by a guided tour highlighting categories of content which are likely to […]

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SpokenWebPod Listening Party – “Talking about Talking” ft. jamilah malika & Jessica Karuhanga — May 04, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - Remote

A new episode of The SpokenWeb Podcast features jamilah malika and Jessica Karuhanga talking with producer Katherine McLeod about the sounds and sound-based practices that have informed their projects as recipients of the 2020-2021 SpokenWeb Artist-Curator in Residence Award. SpokenWeb RA, poet, and spoken word artist Faith Paré also talks about exploring the SpokenWeb audio […]

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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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Access to Print: Desire Lines — Apr 30, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation

This network shows us how the absences, or received lack, in one publishing project generates desire for new ones. These panelists will share their personal memories of scenes and magazines as sites of discursive community, reflecting on how one magazine can emerge as a response to another.

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Podcasting as a Field of Critical Study — Apr 20, 2021 (Events)

Virtual Participation - RSVP for Zoom Link

This online panel presentation will use the recent volume, Podcasting: New Aural Cultures and Digital Media (ed. Dario Llinares, Neil Fox, Richard Berry) as an opportunity to think and engage in discussion about the emergence of podcasting as a field of critical study. 

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