CONFERENCE NEWS: Digital Diversity 2015: Writing | Feminism | CultureWhereas the Orlando textbase was first published by Cambridge University Press in 2006, the Orlando Project itself began in 1995. This May, 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 participate in workshops, panels, and poster and demo sessions. For more information about the conference, including its featured speakers, check out its website at digitaldiversity2015.org and follow its Twitter account @digdiv2015.
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26 February 1546
Katherine Parr wrote a letter to the Fellows of Cambridge University, urging them to use "our vulgar tonge."
26 February 1592
Christopher Marlowe's tragedy The Famous Tragedy of the Rich Jew of Malta, his "most cynical play", was performed at the Rose Theatre in London.It was posthumously entered in the Stationers' Register for publication on 22 May 1594. Its protagonist practises vigorous freelance terrorism against Christians.
26 February 1616
Dorothy Leigh's The Mothers Blessing was entered in the Stationers' Register. It was published the same year, with one dedication to Elizabeth of Bohemia and another to Leigh's three sons.
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