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Updated Shakespeare Globe USA Website
The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 8.0882. Wednesday, 27 August 1997.

From:           Michael Mullin <
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Date:           Wednesday, 27 Aug 1997 18:10:52 +1000
Subject:        Updated Shakespeare Globe USA Website

The International Shakespeare Globe Centre (USA) is pleased to announce
the opening of the updated Shakespeare Globe USA website:
www.shakespeare.uiuc.edu

Now open are the Classroom (please let us know if you wish your courses
to be linked), the Viewing Room, the Teachers' Room (for secondary
school teachers, the Library; (of links, by category), the Players'
Room, the Design Studio, Worlds Elsewhere, and the Playgoers' Rooms.
"Club Globe" for donors is still under construction.

In the Viewing Room you can view an excerpt from a Brazilian Romeo and
Juliet, the beginning of an archive of Shakespearean performance. Other
excerpts are currently restricted to University of Illinois affiliates.
To view a sample excerpt, you will need to download Vosaic, the
streawming video application (plug-in) developed by the University of
Illinois. Just follow the simple directions.

To see where the hits are coming from, click on the counter on the start
page.

For users with 14.4k or slower modems, the website opens with a
low-graphics version.  Click on high bandwidth if you have a faster
connection.

Comments and suggestions are welcome.  Please send them to the webmaster
via the website.

And please remember to visit our sister Globe sites at Reading and the
University of Georgia.  Links are on the start page.

Michael Mullin,
Founder and Director
Shakespearwe Globe USA Website
 

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