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Volunteer for the Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop!

Volunteer for the Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop!
Dear HASTACers,
Last summer HASTAC hosted the inaugural Feminist Scholars Digital Workshop, an online, asynchronous, interdisciplinary, participant-driven workshop for scholars and individuals working on feminist-oriented research projects. The goal of the workshop is to create an online space where participants can exchange scholarship and ideas. HASTAC has offered to host the workshop again this summer, which will be held June 16th through 22nd. (#FSDW14)
We are in need of volunteers who are interested in helping organize and promote the workshop. Volunteers will gain valuable administrative and leadership experience, form connections with individuals from around the globe, help support feminist scholarship and research, and promote the collaborative, interdisciplinary values of HASTAC.
Volunteers should have an interest in feminist scholarship and research. Positions are available for undergraduate and graduate students, educators, professionals, and non-academics from a range of disciplines. Participants will ideally be HASTAC scholars or have a connection to the HASTAC community. 
The following positions are available:
Administrative Assistant (1 position)
  • Help place workshop participants into groups
  • Work with lead organizer to improve participants' workshop experience 
  • Greet workshop participants and answer questions
Social Media Correspondent (1 position. The individual selected will work with Michelle Moravec)
  • Promote workshop on HASTAC and social media sites such as Twitter and Facebook
  • Share workshop-related updates and materials on the web
Digital Archivist (2 positions) 
  • Use digital curating programs to archive workshop documents and materials
  • Experiment with data visualization and archival tools
Please note that you do not need previous experience in any of the above areas to volunteer. The most important thing is that you are interested and willing to learn. All work takes place online. Each position requires roughly 15-20 hours of volunteer time.
If you are interested in any of the above positions, or have questions, please email Lori Beth De Hertogh at no later than Monday, February 24th. Include in your email the following:
  • Name
  • Institutional or professional affiliation
  • Affiliation with HASTAC (i.e. HASTAC scholar, community-participant)
  • Rank (student, instructor, non-affiliated professional, etc.)
  • Position you’re interested in
  • Two to three informal paragraphs explaining why you’re interested in this position and the workshop; also briefly explain which area(s) of feminist scholarship you’re interested in
  • Résumé or CV
  • Links to professional website, HASTAC profile, Twitter, etc. 
  • Contact information
We look forward to hearing from you!  


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