Hannah Stewart on “A Different Kind of Literary History”

This summer, our Undergraduate Research Assistants are blogging about their experience with the project. First up, Hannah Stewart from the University of Guelph: From the moment I found out that I was going to be an undergraduate research assistant working with the Orlando Project this summer, I was ecstatic. I’m an English major, an aspiring … Read more Hannah Stewart on “A Different Kind of Literary History”

Orlando’s New Interface: User Testing Begins

We’re happy to share news about one of our works in progress: we’re overhauling the Orlando textbase interface, making significant changes to it for the first time since the textbase went live in 2006. We’re about to begin a key stage in the revision process: user testing. And we aim to gather a wide array … Read more Orlando’s New Interface: User Testing Begins

Orlandians in the World: New and Forthcoming Publications

We’re taking a moment to round up and celebrate our team’s publications informed by and about Orlando: Susan Brown’s article on the challenges of classifying gender in digital scholarship, “Categorically Provisional,” in the January 2020 PMLA special issue on “Varieties of Digital Humanities”; the December 2019 article by Corrinne Harol and her co-authors Brynn Lewis … Read more Orlandians in the World: New and Forthcoming Publications

Orlando and Women’s History Month, 2020

We hope new users and those familiar with our textbase, Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present, will enjoy its free access during March, marking Women’s History Month. To learn more about Orlando, check out our post on the Cambridge Core blog, hosted by our publisher, Cambridge University Press. To … Read more Orlando and Women’s History Month, 2020

Orlando’s Research at the Intersections of Gender

Our Literary Director, Katherine Binhammer, is participating in “Working the Intersections of Gender,” the inaugural conference of Intersections of Gender, a cross-disciplinary hub comprising one of the University of Alberta’s signature areas of research. In “Computing Sexual Difference in Digital Literary History: The Orlando Project and Intersectionality,” Binhammer will discuss “how Orlando approached the question … Read more Orlando’s Research at the Intersections of Gender

Welcoming Orlando’s New Team Members

The Orlando Project is thrilled to welcome our new members for 2019-2020. Orlando’s first post-doctoral fellow, Katherine Binhammer, joins us as Literary Director this year. Based at the University of Alberta, Professor Binhammer works on the history of the novel, eighteenth-century British cultural studies, and feminist literary history. She is the author of Downward Mobility: … Read more Welcoming Orlando’s New Team Members