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 […]
SpokenWebPod Listening Party – “Talking about Talking” ft. jamilah malika & Jessica Karuhanga — May 04, 2021 (Events)
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 […]
Re-Opening Doors into Vancouver’s Strathcona Neighbourhood, a Conversation with Daphne Marlatt and Carole Itter — May 05, 2021 (Events)
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).
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.
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.
What is ethical listening? This new episode of the SpokenWeb Podcast will be released next Monday, April 5. It brings us into a series of interviews with Humanities scholars Mathieu Aubin, Clint Burnham, Treena Chambers, and T.L. Cowan about their approaches to the ethics of listening in their own research.
Intergenerational mentoring is a central experience of cultural transmission; within publishing networks we can sense a print-based trace of Black feminist sensations of belonging. Magazines of the 1980s, such as Fireweed and Tiger Lily, offer a view into activist spaces where gaining access to print was a means to rewrite the terms of racialization and socioeconomic oppression. This panel will conjure personal memories around institutions such as Sister Vision Press and Fresh Arts as crucibles for cultural production in Toronto.
This speaker series takes an algorithmically produced network diagram of publishing metadata as a jumping off point for story-telling around personal memories.
Clint Burnham discusses the radiofreerainforest digital archive at SFU, focusing on the Four Horsemen’s poem “Mayakovsky,” and asking what it means to listen to sound poetry – that is, in this case an LP, broadcast on a community radio station in 1989, and since preserved as a digital object.
What might an audiobook liberated from preconceived notions of the printed book sound like?