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From: Andy Trevathan <[log in to unmask]>
Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2013 22:06:13 -0600
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I agree, Jennifer.  I didn't much like the logo.  I thought it was because
of my graphic design/marketing background, and that I was just being
b**chy. :)  Thank you for saying what I was thinking.


On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 9:38 PM, Jennifer Wilson <[log in to unmask]> wrote:

> Roxana, I'm so excited about your leadership of the group. You're really
> bringing us into the 21st century. Congrats. It will be so fun to note how
> many people have "liked" the page.
> As for the logo, please consider starting over. It's graphically messy and
> hard to read. Something much simpler and dignified would be helpful. Sorry
> for being painfully honest. It's my advertising/marketing background. The
> logo communicates the essence of the organization and I'd hate to think
> people's opinion would be that the Society is "messy," illegible, complex,
> unappealing, as those are too often associated with Pound.
> All the best,
> Jennifer Wilson
> On Tue, Nov 19, 2013 at 1:28 PM, Roxana Preda <[log in to unmask]>
> wrote:
> > Dear friends,
> >
> > This is just to say that Justin made good on his offer to put up a page
> > for our society on Facebook. The link is simplicity itself but here it is
> > for convenience: https://www.facebook.com/poundsociety?fref=ts
> >
> > I know some of you doubted that the F page could do any good. Yet I think
> > it can potentially do service to promote our society to the world, be
> > useful to us, should we need it and also to undergraduates and general
> > readers. At my university I have seen students communicate with tutors
> via
> > facebook so I would not want to miss this possibility for promoting the
> EPS.
> >
> > The F page will only contain official information first circulated on our
> > mailing list, no one will miss out for not being a(n) F user.
> >
> > I have already begun to promote the society in the UK through the
> > so-called BAMS website (British Association for Modernist Studies) as
> well
> > as on the academia.edu. No doubt we will have other opportunities to
> make
> > the existence of our society known and I would welcome your suggestions
> in
> > this regard.
> >
> > On F you can see the new society logo. I wonder what you think of it.
> >
> > Best,
> > Roxana
> >
> > --
> > The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in
> > Scotland, with registration number SC005336.
> >

*Andy Trevathan*
"Out of suffering have emerged the strongest souls; the most massive
characters are seared with scars." ~ Kahlil Gibran
"We cannot cure the world of sorrows, but we can choose to live in joy." ~
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