Dr. Patricia Clements, founding director of the Orlando Project, has received an honorary D.Litt. from the University of Alberta. Dr. Clements, along with thirteen other outstanding individuals, will participate in celebrating and encouraging the University of Alberta graduating class of June 2015.

The Orlando textbase was on free access for March 2015 (Women’s History Month). We hear this was much enjoyed.

Dr Michelle Levy of Simon Fraser University is to use data from Orlando for The Women’s Print History Project, 1750-1830 (awarded a SSHRC Insight Grant), the first comprehensive bibliographical database of women’s contributions to print for this crucial period. This project will build on the now extensive body of qualitative historical scholarship on women’s writing to enable rigorous quantitative analysis of patterns in women’s print history and to foster better . . . Read more

The Orlando Lecture series was launched on 4 November 2014 to
celebrate the feminist achievements of the University of Alberta’s
Department of English and Film Studies, including both the Orlando
Project and the Orlando textbase. The inaugural lecture was delivered
to a packed and appreciative audience by Larissa Lai and Rita Wong.

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