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Managing Editor,

Pirandello Society of America

PSA is the annual journal of the Pirandello Society of America. It is distributed to all members and institutional subscribers. The Society invites applications for a new Managing Editor. This is an internship position that will provide valuable experience for someone looking to expand their portfolio and acquire additional real-world experience with editing, formatting, design, and professional publication.
The Managing Editor is responsible for finalizing the journal for publication and should be someone with experience at text formatting, desktop publishing, and copyediting. S/he will work collaboratively with the journal Editors and the Senior Editor in a professional and timely manner. The Managing Editor will also assist in copyediting the final proofs for the journal before it is finalized and sent to press.
This internship position is unpaid; however, if the Managing Editor is also able to design the journal’s cover image s/he will receive compensation for that design.
Required Skills:
Text formatting
Desktop publishing
Copyediting
InDesign or similar publishing program
FTP for transferring files
Image editing for publication
Professional communication and teamwork abilities
Desirable Skills:
Reading knowledge of Italian and English
Familiarity with or experience with academic publishing
We look forward to hearing from students who have interests in academic publishing, editorial work, and design for this opportunity to expand their professional experience. Interested candidates should send the following materials to the editors at editorpsa@gmail.com by November 17, 2017:
Brief cover letter detailing the applicant’s skills and experience and how they relate to the position requirements
A resume highlighting any relevant qualifications and experience
The name and contact information of a professional reference who can attest to these skills and to the candidate’s ability to manage time well and complete tasks in an effective manner

Global Legacies – Pirandello across Centuries and Media

 

The Pirandello Society of America will have its one-day conference in NYC

“Global Legacies – Pirandello across Centuries and Media”

Saturday 16 September 2017, 8:00 am – 6:30 pm

Hunter College, CUNY, 695 Park Ave, New York City

 

Keynote Speaker: Pietro Frassica, Princeton University

 

Celebrating the 150th anniversary of Luigi Pirandello’s birth, this one-day conference sponsored by the Pirandello Society of America seeks a broad spectrum of contributions that evaluate and illuminate Pirandello’s legacies on world theatre, literature, cinema, and other media over a period of more than a hundred years. We encourage contributions that are interdisciplinary and engage with a variety of theoretical models when looking at Pirandello’s work and its multifaceted resonance.

English is the official language of the Conference.

The full program for the conference is available. Click here to read.

For further information about The Pirandello Society of America please visit our website at: http://pirandellosociety.org/ and Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/pirandellosocietyofamerica/

The Pirandello Society of America is pleased to be featured among a series of international conferences being held across the globe in honor of Pirandello’s 150th anniversary: Pirandello International 2017, Pirandello in a Globalized World. From Agrigento to Rome, Johannesburg to Munich, these events demonstrate the world-spanning reach of Pirandello’s influence today. More information and the full calendar for the international conference series can be found online: http://pirandello.eu/international2017/

 

 

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