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Decolonizing “Mayakovsky”: radiofreerainforest and the digital archive — Feb 11, 2021 (Events)

Simon Fraser University - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/9445298041

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.

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Student Research Showcase​ (Lightning Talks) — Jul 22, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/j/132863636​

These sessions of the SSI are designed for student researchers to present ideas, experiences, and research they have been pursuing for feedback and discussion from members of the wider SpokenWeb network. Each presenter will talk for a maximum of five minutes and show a maximum of three slides. Following each “lightning talk,” we will open […]

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How are we listening, now? A SpokenWeb Podcast Conversation — Jun 18, 2020 (Events)

Virtual Participation - https://concordia-ca.zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_cjuFvZGhTxGJlkS4EvfSdQ

In the first weeks of the COVID-19 pandemic, Concordia researchers Jason Camlot and Katherine McLeod co-produced “How are we listening, now? Signal, Noise, Silence” for The SpokenWeb Podcast series in order to document our reactions to the changes in our sonic environments during this time of social distancing and self-isolation.           […]

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Listening for Labour: Feminist Close Listening in the Literary Audio Archive — Feb 06, 2020 (Events)

Montreal - McGill University - Peel 3487 Seminar Room, 3487 rue Peel, Montreal, QC, H3A 1W7, CA

What kinds of labour are visible in historical accounts of literary communities? What kinds of labour are audible? Drawing on collaborative research with Deanna Fong on archival recordings from the SoundBox Collection held at the the University of British Columbia (Okanagan campus), this talk interrogates how attending to the medium of sound recording can remap history […]

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Feminist Close Listening in SpokenWeb Literary Audio Collections — Feb 12, 2020 (Events)

London - Queen Mary University London - Queen Mary University London

Feminist Close Listening in SpokenWeb Literary Audio Collections by Karis Shearer (Associate Professor in English & Cultural Studies at UBCO) focusing on literary audio, the literary event, the digital archive, book history, and women’s labour in literature and how attending to the medium of sound recording can remap history by citing gendered affective labour as an important foundation to collectivity and […]

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Reading with the Ears: Digital Audiobooks in a Cultural and Institutional Perspective — Nov 08, 2019 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Milieux Institute, EV 11.705 (11th floor)

SpokenWeb and the Media History Research Centre Present Iben Have (Aarhus University, Denmark) Friday, 8 November 2019 3pm – 5pm Milieux Institute, EV 11.705 (11th floor) Concordia University 1515 St. Catherine St. W Reading with the Ears: Digital Audiobooks in a Cultural and Institutional Perspective This presentation is about digital audiobooks and how the current […]

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