12.0140 studentship; EMLS editor opening

Humanist Discussion Group (humanist@kcl.ac.uk)
Thu, 23 Jul 1998 12:52:15 +0100 (BST)

Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 12, No. 140.
Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London

[1] From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu> (28)
Subject: Studentship

[2] From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu> (191)
Subject: Early Modern Literary Studies: Opening for an
Associate Editor (iEMLS)

Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 08:30:24 -0400 (EDT)
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: Studentship

>> From: "J.Hayward" <LE1978@wlv.ac.uk>

(Current value of bursary 5,500 UK pounds)

The University of Wolverhampton, School of Languages and European
Studies invites applications for a research studentship in automatic
abstracting. The successful candidate will work on developing an automatic
abstracting system incorporating various corpus-based, anaphora resolution
and term recognition approaches . We are looking for candidates with a good
honours degree in Computational Linguistics or Computer Science and with
excellent programming skills. Overseas candidates must have a good
command of English.

The successful candidate is expected to start the studentship on
10 September 1998.

For further information about the project, please contact
Prof. Ruslan Mitkov, tel. 01902 322471, Email R.Mitkov@wlv.ac.uk.

Formal applications must be made to:

The Research Support Unit
University of Wolverhampton
Dudley Campus
Castle View

and must include a completed application form (to be requested from Mrs.
Lesley Barlow - tel. 01902 323317, Email L.Barlow@wlv.ac.uk), a CV and
a covering letter in which the candidates explain why they apply for the
studentship and give details of their research interests/experience,
background and programming skills.

Please note that the closing date for applications is 1 August 1998.

Date: Wed, 22 Jul 1998 08:33:18 -0400 (EDT)
From: "David L. Gants" <dgants@english.uga.edu>
Subject: Early Modern Literary Studies: Opening for an Associate
Editor (iEMLS)

>> From: "R.G. Siemens, Editor, EMLS" <EMLS@UAlberta.ca>

Early Modern Literary Studies: Opening for an Associate Editor (iEMLS)

EMLS is currently seeking an Associate Editor, who will share=20
responsibilities for the Interactive section of the journal. The=20
position will begin in late September 1998.

Interactive EMLS (iEMLS) intends to explore the potential of=20
the internet as a scholarly medium. It has done so by

- offering a venue for circulating useful information widely=20
and quickly, as in our sections for Calls for Papers and=20
Conference Materials;
- supporting scholarly resources, such as the *Milton Quarterly*
Relational Database and the *SHAKSPER* Discussion=20
List Archive;
- providing the means for scholars to interact closely, regardless=
of geographical distance, with such projects as the=20
Virtual Seminar.

We are presently building upon this base, especially so in areas related to
the model of interactivity provided by the Virtual Seminar.

The Associate Editor maintains existing iEMLS features while=20
planning, consulting with others, and implementing new features=20
-- fully sharing associated tasks and duties with another Associate=20
Editor (the position is split between two editors). He or she devotes=20
approximately four hours per week to these duties and will be required=20
to have a good knowledge of early modern English literature and a=20
demonstrated competence in HTML, as well as a good knowledge of=20
internet publishing tools such as FrontPage (or the willingness to learn=20

Should you be interested in being considered for this position, please
send a cover letter and vita to:

R.G. Siemens, Editor
Early Modern Literary Studies
Department of English
3-5 Humanities Centre
University of Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. T6G 2E5.=20

Electronic Mail: EMLS@UAlberta.ca
Fax: (403) 492-8142

Review of candidates will begin in mid-August.

About EMLS

EMLS (ISSN 1201-2459) is published three times a year
for the on-line academic community by agreement with,
and with the support of, the University of Alberta's
Department of English. EMLS is indexed by the MLA
International Bibliography, the Modern Humanities
Research Association's Annual Bibliography of English
Language and Literature (ABELL), the Canadian Index
(CBCA), Web-Cite, the Lycos and InfoSeek indexing
services and others, as well as being linked to
resource pages of scholarly journals, libraries,
educational institutions, and others worldwide.

EMLS does not appear in print form, but can be obtained
free of charge in hypertextual format on the World Wide
Web at

* http://purl.oclc.org/emls/emlshome.html

The EMLS site is mirrored at Oxford University. EMLS is
a participant in the National Library of Canada's
Electronic Publications Pilot Project, where it is also
archived; it is also archived by the Committee on
Institutional Cooperation (CIC) Electronic Journals

Contact us!

* Journal Information, Comments, Mailing List: For
more information, to join our mailing list, or to
offer your comments on EMLS, please contact our
Assistant Editor, Sean Lawrence, at
* Site Information, Comments, &c.: All
correspondence pertaining to our site may be sent
our Associate Editor, Paul Dyck, at
* Editor: Correspondence to the Editor may be sent
to EMLS@UAlberta.ca.
* Hard-copy correspondence may be addressed to:
o Early Modern Literary Studies, Department of
English, 3-5 Humanities Centre, University of
Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. T6G 2E5.
o Fax: (403) 492-8142.

Editorial Group

The EMLS Editorial Group is representative of the
on-line academic community as a whole and includes
scholars with wide-ranging interests and experience,
from junior to well-established senior academics.

Senior Editorial and Advisory Board:

* Gordon Campbell, University of Leicester
* Hardy M. Cook III, Bowie State University
* Patricia Demers, University of Alberta
* Roy Flannagan, Ohio University
* W. L. Godshalk, University of Cincinnati
* Ian Lancashire, New College, University of Toronto
* Graham Parry, University of York, England
* Paul G. Stanwood, University of British Columbia

Advisory Editors:

* John Archer, University of New Hampshire
* Patricia Badir, University of British Columbia
* Richard W. Bailey, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor
* Glenn Black, Oriel College, Oxford
* Ronald Bond, University of Calgary
* Luc Borot, Centre d'Etudes et de R=E9cherches sur la
Renaissance Anglaise, Universit=E9 Paul-Valery,
Montpellier, France
* Douglas Bruster, University of Texas, San Antonio
* Thomas Corns, University of Wales, Bangor
* Peter Donaldson, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
* A.S.G. Edwards, University of Victoria
* Jane Finnan, University of Toronto
* Antonia Forster, University of Akron
* John K. Hale, University of Otago, New Zealand
* Robert S. Knapp, Reed College
* F.J. Levy, University of Washington
* Lawrence Manley, Yale University
* John Manning,University of Wales, Lampeter
* Mark Morton, University of Winnipeg
* Stephen Orgel, Stanford University
* Milla Riggio, Trinity College, CT
* Alan Rudrum, Simon Fraser University


* Raymond G. Siemens, University of Alberta


* Joanne Woolway, Oriel College, Oxford (On leave,
Fall 1997 - )

Associate Editors:

* Paul Dyck, University of Alberta (Interactive
* Lisa Hopkins, Sheffield Hallam University

Assistant Editors:

* James Doelman, McMaster University (Reviews)
* Sean Lawrence, University of British Columbia
* Mathew Martin, University of Alberta (Dialogues)

Editorial Assistants:

* Kim Yates, University of Toronto
* Laura Bonikowsky, University of Alberta
* Jennifer Lewin, Yale University

Electronic Editors:

* Richard Bear, University of Oregon (Managing
Editor, Discussion Groups)
* David L. Gants, University of Georgia (Managing
Editor, Electronic Texts)
* Joseph Jones, University of British Columbia
* Jeff Miller, University of British Columbia
* David Radford, University of Alberta (Site
* David Thomson, University of British Columbia
* C. Perry Willett, Indiana University (Managing
Editor, On-line Resources)

Submission Information

EMLS invites contributions of critical essays on
literary topics and of interdisciplinary studies which
centre on literature and literary culture in English
during the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries.
Contributions, including critical essays and studies
(which must be accompanied by a 250 word abstract),
bibliographies, notices, letters, and other materials,
may be submitted to the Editor by electronic mail at
EMLS@UAlberta.ca or by regular mail to Early Modern
Literary Studies, Department of English, 3-5 Humanities
Centre, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta,
Canada, T6G 2E5.

Electronic mail submissions are accepted in ASCII
format. Regular mail submissions of material on-disk
are accepted in ASCII, Wordperfect, or Microsoft Word
format; hard-copy submissions must be accompanied by
electronic copies, either on-disk or via electronic
mail, and will not be returned. All submissions must
follow the current MLA Handbook, in addition to the
following conventions used by Early Modern Literary
Studies for ASCII text: <b>bold text</b> is indicated
by tags which surround the text that is to appear in
bold, likewise with <i>italicized text</i>,
<u>underlined text</u>, and <sup>superscript</sup>;
superscript is used for note numbers in the text, and
notes themselves appear at the end of the document. A
document outlining the representation of non-ASCII
characters is available on-site or by request.

Reviews and materials for review may be sent to Lisa
Hopkins, the Associate Editor (Reviews), at
L.M.Hopkins@shu.ac.uk or by regular mail to the School
of Cultural Studies, Sheffield Hallam University,
Collegiate Crescent Campus, Sheffield, UK, S10 2BP.
Please note that all unsolicited materials sent to EMLS
for the purposes of review must be plainly marked with
the word "Donation" on the front of the mailing cover.

Brief hard-copy correspondence may also be sent by fax
to (403) 492-8142.

Materials published in EMLS are =A9 R.G. Siemens (Editor,

For more information regarding submission of materials,
send a message to our Assistant Editor, Sean Lawrence,
at seanlawrence@writeme.com.

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