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‘O brave new world…’: The Future of Open Shakespeare is Open Literature

James Harriman-Smith - March 12, 2013 in Community, Musings, News, Releases, Technical

At the start of March 2013, openshakespeare.org went offline. Fear not: it will return in all its full annotating, comparing, analysing, searching, publishing glory soon, as an integral part of this website, where all its data, not least its introductions …

Shakespeare’s Birth and Shakespeare’s Death

James Harriman-Smith - May 1, 2012 in Essay, Musings, News, Review

This post was published by the Royal Shakesepare Company as part of their ‘Happy Birthday Shakespeare’ collection.

Shakespeare's GraveThe date of an author’s death is always more important than that of his birth. This is not to say that we shouldn’t …

‘That store of power you have’: Repositories

James Harriman-Smith - February 17, 2012 in Community, News, Technical

No Word of the Day this week, but an announcement instead. All the code behind Open Shakespeare, as well as the data is now freely available on GitHub. You can get to it with the following links:

Success in Inventare il Futuro Competition

James Harriman-Smith - November 8, 2011 in Community, Essay, News, Publicity, Technical, Texts

By James Harriman-Smith and Primavera De Filippi

On the 11th July, the Open Literature (now Open Humanities) mailing list got an email about a competition being run by the University of Bologna called ‘Inventare il Futuro’ or ‘Inventing the Future’. …

Shakespeare and the Internet

James Harriman-Smith - September 5, 2011 in Community, Essay, News, Publicity

From Monday 12th September to Monday 10th October, Open Shakespeare will host a series of articles on the topic of ‘Shakespeare and the Internet’. When we invited contributions, the theme was deliberately kept as broad as possible in order to …

Text Camp 2011

James Harriman-Smith - August 9, 2011 in Community, News, Texts

The Open Knowledge Foundation’s first ever Text Camp will be taking place this Saturday 13th August, thanks to JISC offering us the use of their meeting rooms in London.

Details

  • Where? Brettenham House, 9 Savoy Street, WC2E 7EG, London.

Text Camp 2011

James Harriman-Smith - August 8, 2011 in Community, News, Publicity

The Open Knowledge Foundation’s first ever Text Camp will be taking place this Saturday 13th August, thanks to JISC offering us the use of their meeting rooms in London.

Details

  • Where? Brettenham House, 9 Savoy Street, WC2E 7EG, London.

Announcing…Text Camp 2011

James Harriman-Smith - July 22, 2011 in Community, News

The OKF’s first ever ‘Text Camp’ hopes to bring together many different people, all interested in the relationship between digital technologies and literature, with a strong focus on the creation of open knowledge.

When? 13th August 2011, 10am – 6pm…

Open Literature: 10th – 17th July

James Harriman-Smith - July 18, 2011 in Community, News

A quick summary of progress so far, followed by a short list of ways to get involved.

 

– Annotation sprint on Open Shakespeare: now around 650 annotations on Hamlet – thanks to all who took part! Blog post coming …

Annotation Sprint III

James Harriman-Smith - July 12, 2011 in News, Publicity, Shakespeare

####Date: Thursday 14th July
####Time: 9am to 5pm BST
####(thus UTC 8am-4pm, EDT 4am-12 noon, PDT 1am-9am)

You can also follow us online using the hashtag **#annotation** or make suggestions on the Open Literature etherpad.

## How to Participate…