Orlando’s linked data and Visualize This! winners

This fall WestGrid and Compute Canada hosted their annual Visualize This! competition, featuring Orlando’s first linked dataset in its Humanities category. The results are in and we congratulate all participants, including the first- and third-place winners, Philippe Nazair (Université du Québec à Rimouski and MERIDIAN Consortium) and Catherine Winters (Digital Humanities Innovation Lab, Simon Fraser … Read moreOrlando’s linked data and Visualize This! winners

Visualize This! and Orlando’s first linked dataset release

Compute Canada’s 2018 Visualize This! competition, hosted by WestGrid, is underway and we are thrilled that Orlando’s first linked dataset is the subject of the humanities visualization challenge. The Orlando British Women’s Writing Dataset Release 1: Biography and Bibliography is drawn from Orlando textbase content, developed by project members at the University of Guelph, and structured … Read moreVisualize This! and Orlando’s first linked dataset release

UARE student delivers poster presentation on Orlando

Congratulations to our summer Graduate Research Assistant Gideon Brobbey, for his participation in a University of Alberta Research Exchange (UARE) showcase on 22 August 2018. He created and presented a poster on the centrepiece of his Orlando activities: a new textbase entry on British-Nigerian writer Helen Oyeyemi, which he is co-authoring with our Literary Director, … Read moreUARE student delivers poster presentation on Orlando

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