Whereas the Orlando textbase was first published by Cambridge in 2006, the Orlando Project itself began in 1995. In May 2015, the conference Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | Culture will take place in Edmonton to mark the Orlando Project’s 20th birthday and to explore ongoing advances in the fields of digital literary and cultural studies. We look forward to welcoming an international, multidisciplinary group of delegates, who will . . . Read more
Once again The Orlando Project was delighted to celebrate Women’s History Month by making the textbase freely available for the month of March 2014, courtesy of Cambridge University Press.
Susan Brown and John Simpson presented a paper titled “From XML to RDF in the Orlando Project” at the 2013 International Conference on Culture and Computing in Kyoto, Japan, on September 16. The beginning of the conference was postponed due to a typhoon warning for Kyoto and the surrounding area that had shut down the train systems, preventing . . . Read more
“The most unaccountable of machinery”: The Orlando Project produces a textbase of one’s own,” an essay by Susan Brown, Patricia Clements, and Isobel Grundy initially presented at last year in Saskatoon is now available in Interdisciplinary / Multidisciplinary Woolf: Selected Papers from the Twenty-Second Annual International Conference on Virginia Woolf, edited by Ann Martin and Kathryn Holland (Clemson, SC: Clemson University Digital Press, 2013). Print copies of the collection can . . . Read more
Orlando can now be searched through NINES, the Networked Infrastructure for Nineteenth-Century Electronic Scholarship. See the link under “Explore” on the Orlando home page or simply click here to search the full text of all entries. Inclusion in NINES means that Orlando materials are now searchable alongside NINES’ other rich collections of primary and secondary digital resources.
New Author Entries
- Lady Jane Cavendish, c. 1621-1669: as a young woman growing up in a highly performative social and cultural milieu, she was lead author on two dramatic works (one almost certainly performed) and a body of poetry.
- Elizabeth (Cavendish) Egerton, Countess of Bridgewater, 1626-63: her juvenile part . . . Read more
In March 2013 Cambridge University Press again marked Women’s History Month by making the Orlando textbase freely available. As before, this resulted in greatly increased use and some new subscriptions.
We loved this update on student feminism.
New Author Entries
- Anna Williams, 1706-83, translator, poet, and anthologist, whose ambition of compiling a dictionary of scientific terms (in which she was an expert) came to nothing, probably because she was by then totally blind.
- Lady Anna Miller, 1741-81, travel writer, patron of poetry, and anthologist.
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The University of Waterloo’s department of English recently posted on its blog some remarks by Professor Aimee Morrison, former Orlandian, about her research, and the use of social media as composing autobiography:
Aimée Morrison, professor in the department of English at University of Waterloo, shares her thoughts on the future of social media, including Facebook. Professor Morrison also discusses her current research . . . Read more