Janelle Jenstad


Janelle Jenstad, associate professor in the department of English at the University of Victoria, is the general editor and coordinator of The Map of Early Modern London. She is also the assistant coordinating editor of Internet Shakespeare Editions. She has taught at Queen’s University, the Summer Academy at the Stratford Festival, the University of Windsor, and the University of Victoria. Her articles have appeared in the Journal of Medieval and Early Modern Studies, Early Modern Literary Studies, Elizabethan Theatre, Shakespeare Bulletin: A Journal of Performance Criticism, and The Silver Society Journal. Her book chapters have appeared (or will appear) in Performing Maternity in Early Modern England (Ashgate, 2007), Approaches to Teaching Othello (Modern Language Association, 2005), Shakespeare, Language and the Stage, The Fifth Wall: Approaches to Shakespeare from Criticism, Performance and Theatre Studies (Arden/Thomson Learning, 2005), Institutional Culture in Early Modern Society (Brill, 2004), New Directions in the Geohumanities: Art, Text, and History at the Edge of Place (Routledge, 2011), and Teaching Early Modern English Literature from the Archives (MLA, forthcoming). She is currently working on an edition of The Merchant of Venice for ISE and Broadview P. She lectures regularly on London studies, digital humanities, and on Shakespeare in performance.

Roles played in the project

  • Project Director
  • Conceptor
  • Toponymist
  • Author
  • Editor
  • Proofreader
  • Researcher
  • Vetter
  • Encoder
  • MoEML Transcriber
  • Markup Editor
  • Compiler
  • Author of Abstract
  • Geographical Information Specialist
  • Transcriber
  • Name Encoder
  • Transcription Proofreader
  • Course Supervisor
  • Author of Textual Introduction
  • Metadata Co-Architect
  • JCURA Co-Supervisor
  • Final Markup Editor
  • Geographic Information Specialist
  • First Transcriber
  • Data Manager
  • Copy Editor
  • Author of Term Descriptions
  • Geographic Information Specialist (Modern)
  • Peer Reviewer
  • Second Author
  • Reviser
  • Course Instructor
  • Course supervisor
  • GIS Specialist
  • Author of Stub
  • Primary Author
  • Second Encoder
  • Encoder (Structure and Toponyms)

Contributions by this author

Janelle Jenstad is a member of the following organizations and/or groups: (2)