Posts in TWC Committee

The OTW is Recruiting Tag Wranglers, Proofreaders, and Copyeditors

Would you like to wrangle AO3 tags? Do you have experience copyediting or proofreading academic journals? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Tag Wrangling Volunteer – closing 16 January 2019 at 23:59 UTC TWC Proofreader Volunteer – closing 16 January at 23:59 UTC TWC Copyeditor Volunteer – closing 16 January at 23:59 UTC We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page. If you don’t see a role that fits with your skills and interests now, keep an eye on the listings. We… Read more

The OTW is Recruiting for Open Doors, Policy & Abuse, and TWC!

Do you know MySQL and want to rescue at risk fan archives? Would you like to assist AO3 users by resolving complaints? Do you have experience copyediting or proofreading academic journals? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Open Doors Technical Volunteer – closing 03 October 23:59 UTC Policy & Abuse Staff – closing 03 October 23:59 UTC TWC Copyeditor Volunteer – closing 03 October 23:59 UTC TWC Proofreader Volunteer- closing 03 October 23:59 UTC We have included more information on each role below. Open roles and applications will always be available at the volunteering page…. Read more

The OTW is Recruiting Policy & Abuse Staff, Translators, Graphic Designers, and TWC Copyeditors & Proofreaders

Would you like to assist AO3 users by resolving complaints? Are you fluent in a language other than English? Are you good at working on a deadline? Do you have experience copyediting or proofreading academic journals? Do you have graphic design skills and enjoy creating social media content? The Organization for Transformative Works is recruiting! We’re excited to announce the opening of applications for: Policy & Abuse Staffers – closing 16 May 2018 23:59 UTC Translation News Volunteers – closing 16 May 2018 23:59 UTC TWC Committee Volunteer: Copyeditor – closing 16 May 2018 23:59 UTC TWC Committee Volunteer: Proofreader – closing 16 May 2018… Read more

Transformative Works and Cultures releases No. 25

Transformative Works and Cultures has released No. 25. The essays in this general-topic issue focus on book history, women’s writing, Teen Wolf, World of Warcraft, Sherlock, and cosplay, among other topics. Each issue includes articles representing theory, fannish meta, and book reviews, such as the following: Rereading Superman as a trans f/man by Dan Vena Milk and mythology in Singin’ in the Rain by Kelli Marshall A review by Kathryn Hemmann of the book Anime fan communities: Transcultural flows and frictions

Transformative Works and Cultures releases No. 24

Transformative Works and Cultures has released No. 24, a special issue on Queer Female Fandom, guest edited by Julie Levin Russo and Eve Ng. The essays in this issue focus on queer women as the object of fan study. Texts analyzed include Rizzoli & Isles, Grey’s Anatomy, The L Word, Wynonna Earp, The 100, Orphan Black, and Once Upon a Time. In addition, authors discuss J-pop and K-pop musicians and independent Web series. A multimedia piece by editor Russo provides examples of queer female fan vids.