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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30 October 1605
Lady Anne Clifford's father died, plunging her into legal battle for the right to inherit his estates.
30 October 1723
Eliza Haywood issued her second separately-published novel of the year, Lasselia. It had a second issue alone, apart from reprinting in Haywood collections.
30 October 1743
Alexander Pope published The Dunciad in Four Books (the three original books radically revised, plus the recently issued fourth book).
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