The Shakespeare Conference: SHK 21.0232  Thursday, 10 June 2010

From:         Jeremy Fiebig <This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.>
Date:         Tuesday, Jun 1, 2010 at 3:44 PM
Subject:      The Shakespeare Standard | New Features, Call for Editors

The Shakespeare Standard (http://theshakespearestandard.com) introduces several new features, including

The Shakespeare Wave: The Shakespeare Standard is host to the first (known) Shakespeare-centered Wave (http://theshakespearestandard.com/wave/). Google Wave (http://wave.google.com/about.html) is a real-time communication/document application that has been used to host electronic conferences, academic course work, and other real-time events. The Wave can be used to share documents, host discussions, conduct informal polls, share photos and videos, and a variety of other extensions. A Google account with Wave is required. This really is a phenomenal tool and worth a few minutes of your time. Incidentally, we're also interested in adding other related waves, so please feel free to suggest your own.

The Production Hub and Event Calendar (http://theshakespearestandard/production-hub/): The Shakespeare Standard hosts an online event calendar for all manner of Shakespeare-related events, including conferences, productions, lectures, etc. Users can schedule events themselves; events are broadcast site-wide so that all readers will encounter the events regardless of the page they're on.

The Shakespeare Standard (http://theshakespearestandard.com) seeks volunteer editorial staff in the following areas:

-Performance (Assistant/Associate Editors): review development, feature development, archiving, "Common Players" feature

-Images (Assistant/Associate/Full Editors): production photo development, rights, etc.

-Voices (Assistant/Associate/Full Editors): editorial content, podcasting, community interaction, discussion generation, polls, etc.

-Publications (Assistant/Associate/Full Editors): books and journals

-Special Projects (Assistant/Associate/Full Editors): special projects to be determined; special projects may be submitted by applicant(s)

Editors will be responsible for developing and publishing area-related content for TSS in accordance with our editorial policies, including posting news items in their designated areas, and for generating original content for the site at the rate of 2-3 items per month.

To apply for one of these volunteer positions, email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. and include brief cover matter, a short biography, and a recent resume/CV.

More features, including what we hope to be our first edition of an early modern resource, are slated for the next few weeks.

The Editors of The Shakespeare Standard

Jeremy Fiebig

S H A K S P E R: The Global Shakespeare Discussion List
Hardy M. Cook, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
The S H A K S P E R Web Site <http://www.shaksper.net>

DISCLAIMER: Although SHAKSPER is a moderated discussion list, the opinions expressed on it are the sole property of the poster, and the editor assumes no responsibility for them.


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