Mapping Victorian Sociability

What are the relationships among authors’ locations, their proximity to each other, and the development of their writing careers? How did sociability inform creativity during the Victorian period specifically? Orlando is sponsoring, with VSAWC (the Victorian Studies Association of Western Canada) and the University of Calgary, a new DH project, Mapping Victorian Literary Sociability, that … Read moreMapping Victorian Sociability

Orlando and Wikipedia

Thanks to our publisher, Cambridge University Press, Orlando is now available to Wikipedia editors via The Wikipedia Library. We are pleased that access to the textbase is growing and look forward to seeing its materials used in articles throughout the encyclopedia.

Orlando and Women Writers Online: Free for the Month of March

We are delighted to announce that two online sources for feminist literary studies, Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present and Women Writers Online, will once again be free during March in celebration of Women’s History Month. Orlando is a literary and cultural history generated from original scholarship about the lives … Read moreOrlando and Women Writers Online: Free for the Month of March

Writers With Entries: January 2018 Update

NEW AUTHOR ENTRIES This batch of new entries remarkably reflects the international aspect of British women’s writing. We have here authors of English, Irish, Welsh, New Zealand, Nigerian, and totally unknown origins and allegiances; we have careers largely pursued in Italy, Mexico, New Mexico, New York, and all around the world; we have intimate involvement … Read moreWriters With Entries: January 2018 Update

Orlando welcomes editorial and advisory board members

As part of our shift to Orlando 2.0, we have invited scholars of women’s writing and digital humanities to join our editorial and advisory boards. We will be working with them on such initiatives as the peer-reviewed process of external contributions to the Orlando textbase and a collection of print volumes drawn from and in … Read moreOrlando welcomes editorial and advisory board members

Susan Brown holds Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Digital Scholarship

Congratulations to Orlando’s Susan Brown, recently appointed Canada Research Chair (Tier I) in Collaborative Digital Scholarship at the University of Guelph. In other news, Laura Mandell includes Susan Brown on her short list of DH leaders in her interview with Melissa Dinsman on “The Digital in the Humanities” for the Los Angeles Review of Books. … Read moreSusan Brown holds Canada Research Chair in Collaborative Digital Scholarship

Margaret Atwood, Canadian literary history, and the University of Alberta

In early April, Margaret Atwood delivered the 10th annual Henry Kreisel Lecture, sponsored by the University of Alberta’s Canadian Literature Centre/Centre de Littérature Canadienne (CLC). Her lecture, “The Burgess Shale: The Canadian Literary Landscape of the 1960s,” will be broadcast by CBC Radio’s Ideas later this year. Here is Atwood at the event with the … Read moreMargaret Atwood, Canadian literary history, and the University of Alberta

New Directions/Directors for Orlando

We are delighted to announce that Corrinne Harol has undertaken the position of Literary Director of the Orlando Project. Dr. Harol (PhD UCLA), Associate Professor in the Department of English and Film Studies, University of Alberta, specializes in Restoration and eighteenth-century literature and culture. Areas of research interest include the intersections of literary, scientific, political, … Read moreNew Directions/Directors for Orlando