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A Partly Common Language: Roundtable on the Poetics Essay — Nov 17, 2022 (Events)

Simon Fraser University

Online on Zoom (registration through Eventbrite here) Most often someone writing a poem believes in, depends on, a delicate, vibrating range of difference, that an “I” can become a “we” without extinguishing others, that a partly common language exists to which strangers can bring their own heartbeat, memories, images. —Adrienne Rich, “Someone Is Writing A Poem” […]

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The Universals and Particulars of Minimal Computing (Hybrid Event) — Oct 28, 2022 (Events)

Edmonton - University of Alberta - U of A Digital Scholarship Centre Rm 2-20A (Visualization Lab) / Virtual

Alex Gil will walk-through minimal computing as a critical practice, which invites us to reflect on the “inherent tension between universals and particulars, the global and the local, choice and necessity.”

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The Media History Research Centre Presents: Book Salon! And a Talk By Armond R. Towns — Sep 22, 2022 (Events)

Montreal, QC - Concordia University - Room EV 11.725

The Media History Research Center is running a Book Salon on September 22nd, showcasing and celebrating recent local publications. The works showcased here will feature SpokenWeb Principle Investigator Jason Camlot, as well as SpokenWeb team co-applicants Jonathan Sterne and Darren Wershler. Their guest Dr. Armond R. Towns (Carleton University), author of On Black Media Philosophy (U of California Press, 2022) will present his talk: The Medium is the Message Revisited: Media and Black Epistemologies

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Mountain Many Voices: The Archival Sounds of Fred Wah — Jun 16, 2022 (Events)

Vancouver - Simon Fraser University - Wosk Room, Special Collections

SpokenWeb presents Mountain Many Voices: The Archival Sounds of Fred Wah Thursday, June 16, 2022 1:00 – 2:30pm Wosk Room, Special Collections (7th Floor) WAC Bennett Library 8888 University Dr E Burnaby, BC V5A 1S6   Participants: Teddie Brock (SFU) Ana Brulé (Concordia) Liza Makarova (Concordia) Mozhgan Nourafkan (SFU) Kathryn Rouse (Concordia) Donald Shipton (SFU) […]

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