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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19 April 1663
On Easter Day the future Mary Carleton, the German princess, went through a form of marriage with John Carleton at Great St Bartholomew's Church in Smithfield, London; another ceremony with a licence followed two days later.
19 April 1710
Four Iroquois sachems or leaders, visiting London, had an audience with Queen Anne.The British governor of Massachusetts had arranged their visit in the interest of keeping up pressure on the French in North America, with Indian aid.
19 April - 12 May 1731
John and Charles Wesley, walking across the country to visit their mother and the rest of their family at Epworth, stopped both going and coming to visit Sarah Chapone at Stanton.
- 19 April 1663