Getting Lit with Linda Presents: The Languages & Sounds That Are Home: Kaie Kellough's Magnetic Equator
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by Linda Morra
2M ago
In this crossover  episode (Episode 7, Season 2), Linda begins with the sound of her father's old espresso machine, to explain how she sees -- or hears -- sound working in Magnetic Equator (published by McClelland & Stewart) by international poet, novelist, and sound performer Kaie Kellough. You can hear a sample of his sound poetry here. This episode includes a small excerpt read by Kellough himself (with permission by Kellough). In the "take-away" section, Linda talks about a biography she recently read by Sherrill Grace, about Canadian author Timothy Findley (published by Wilfrid L ..read more
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Listening in Uncertainty
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by Nadège Paquette
4M ago
This episode navigates this question using an associative method which links stories and sounds, forming a non-linear audio collage. Listeners are invited to tune in to their affective and embodied responses to end time stories including Lulu Miller’s podcast and Kiyoshi Kurosawa’s horror film, and stories of endurance, with Kathy Jetñil-Kijiner’s poem and Tanya Tagaq’s audiobook. Nadège Paquette (she/they) is a white settler living in Tiotià:ke/Montréal, on the lands and waters of the Kanien’kehá:ka Nation, where they are completing a master’s degree in English Literature at Concordia Univers ..read more
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Introducing ShortCuts, Live!
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by Katherine McLeod
4M ago
A fresh take on sounds from the past, ShortCuts is a monthly feature on The SpokenWeb Podcast feed and an extension of the ShortCuts blog posts on SPOKENWEBLOG. Stay tuned for monthly episodes of ShortCuts on alternate fortnights (that’s every second week) following the monthly SpokenWeb podcast episode. If you are a SpokenWeb RA with an archival clip to feature on ShortCuts, do write to us at spokenwebpodcast@gmail.com with your pitch.   Host and Series Producer: Katherine McLeod Supervising Producer: Maia Harris Sound Designer: James Healey Transcription: Zoe Mix   SHOW NOTES Archi ..read more
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As It Is or As It Was: Translating “The Ruin” Poem
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by Ghislaine Comeau
5M ago
Ghislaine Comeau is a PhD student in the English department at Concordia University. Her SSHRC funded doctoral project, inspired by the recent Global Middle Ages movement, focuses on re-examining texts from the early medieval period to further investigate direct references and allusions to “Saracens.” In addition to her more “traditional” approaches to scholarly work, she has recently discovered that she has a great appreciation for and desire to consume and produce research-creation projects that can serve a wider audience – popular or pedagogical. Works Cited / Featured Audio   Creed, R ..read more
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Welcome to Season 5!
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by Maia Harris, James Healy, Zoe Mix, Hannah McGregor, Katherine McLeod
5M ago
The SpokenWeb Podcast is back for another season as we continue our quest to uncover "what literature sounds like." With a whole new line-up of episodes created by researchers across the SpokenWeb network, we’ll explore the sounds of translation, the act of uncertain listening, audio pedagogy, the intersection of computing, voice, and poetics, and much much more. Our fearless host Katherine McLeod is back and will be joined by Hannah McGregor, host of seasons 1-3. Welcome back Hannah! We have something for everyone curious about the affordances of literature, sound, history, and the amorp ..read more
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The Serendipitous Headlight 24
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by Carlos A. Pittella, Sherine Elbanhawy, Ariella Ruby, Alex Affonso, Olive Andrews, Miranda Eastwood
7M ago
SUMMARY “Though staff turnaround is a challenge for student-run publications, community support remains when people love it. Let’s revive the love for Headlight.” This was the sign-off of an application for managing editor for Headlight, Concordia University’s graduate student-run literary journal. Carlos A. Pittella’s application was accepted shortly after—along with Sherine Elbanhawy’s application for co-managing editor—and the 24th edition of Headlight was put into motion. This episode is a behind-the-scenes look at Headlight 24, and an exploration of what happens when print publication mee ..read more
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What’s that noise? Listening Queerly to the Ultimatum Festival Archives
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by ella jando-saul
9M ago
SUMMARY Have you ever heard a sound on a recording and weren’t sure if it was intentional? That’s what happened to the Listening Queerly research team when they were listening to a recording of the Ultimatum Festival (Montreal, 1985). This team works under the direction of Dr. Mathieu Aubin as part of a SSHRC-funded Insight Development Grant. They’ve been working with a series of recordings of the Ultimatum Festival, which are part of the Alan Lord audio collection, a collection currently being digitized and catalogued by SpokenWeb (Concordia). The Listening Queerly research team – Mathieu Aub ..read more
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Audiobooks in the Classroom
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by maya schwartz, michelle levy
10M ago
What does it mean to “read” an audiobook? What happens when we think about the audiobook pedagogically? Featuring a round-table conversation with graduate students at Concordia University and an interview with Dr. Jentery Sayers from the University of Victoria, this episode by Dr. Michelle Levy and SFU graduate student Maya Schwartz thinks through what it means to invite audiobooks into the literary classroom. Works Cited Baron, Naomi S. How We Read Now: Strategic Choices for Print, Screen, and Audio. Oxford University Press, 2021, https://academic-oup-com.proxy.lib.sfu.ca/book/41098. Carrigan ..read more
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ShortCuts Live! Talking with Annie Murray
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by katherine mcleod, annie murray
11M ago
SUMMARY This month, ShortCuts presents another ShortCuts Live! Producer Katherine McLeod talks with Annie Murray about the EMI Music Canada Archives at the University of Calgary, and their way into these archives begins with a cassette tape. And not just any cassette tape. Listen to find out which tape and why this tape unfurls a story of recording not only in relation to what’s on the tape but also to archival collections of Canadian music. Audio objects are sonic objects in the sounds they hold, the stories they tell – both on their own as materials and in our affective attachments to t ..read more
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Revisiting "Mountain Many Voices: The Archival Sounds of Fred Wah"
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by don shipton, teddie brock
11M ago
In the summer of 2022, research assistants Don Shipton and Teddie Brock took part in a roundtable discussion that explored the archival work of student researchers involved with the audio archives of Canadian poet, Fred Wah. Alongside his literary and academic work, Wah has had a longstanding practice of recording poetry readings, lectures, and conversations, documenting key moments in North American poetry. This sonic-archival meditation highlights the impact of recording technology on the trajectory of poetic circulation and composition, as it brings together the ‘many voices’ that constitut ..read more
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