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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

3 days ago

Call for proposals by Feb 15 for upcoming & inaugural SpokenWeb Conference "Resonant Practices in Communities of Sound", running May 30-31, 2019 at the SFU Harbour Centre in Vancouver. Check out the topic list on their site—it's big, covering technology, oral culture, sound poetics, materiality & more. Paper proposals should include an abstract (300 words) and a bio (75 words). Panels, roundtables and other presentation formats should include a brief description of the theme of the panel (250 words) in addition to paper abstracts and bios for each presenter. Email proposals to Deanna Fong ( and Cole Mash ( Presenters will be notified of acceptance by late February. UVic School of Music UVic Writing University of Victoria, Visual Arts Art History & Visual Studies University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre

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SpokenWeb Symposium 2019 Call for Papers: Resonant Practices in Communities of Sound SFU Harbour Centre (Vancouver, BC) || May 30-31, 2019 The first in a series of annual Sound Symposia hosted by SpokenWeb, Resonant Practices in Communities of Sound asks presenters to think through the articulation....

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3 days ago

Hey, UVic is back open for business today (Wed) . . . although the Fine Arts coffee shop is still closed (sigh), so better grab a java elsewhere before coming to the Fine Arts complex.

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University of Victoria, Faculty of Fine Arts

4 days ago

Weather alert! University of Victoria Phoenix Theatre will be CANCELLING the Tuesday, February 12 preview of Trojan Women. * Due to the closure of UVic on Tuesday, the Wednesday, Feb 13 preview is now becoming both the first dress rehearsal and a non-public, student-only preview. * We’re sorry for the inconvenience and hope you can join us after this snow clears up and we open Thursday night. Also: Our box office is currently closed and will resume regular hours when UVic opens again.


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