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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21 October 1621
Mary Ward set out with four of her companions in pilgrims' dress to Rome to see the Pope (who by this time was the short-lived Gregory XV).
21 October 1622
Elizabeth Joscelin died of puerperal fever nine days after the birth of her daughter.
21 October 1624
Brilliana, Lady Harley, bore the eldest of her seven children, Edward, later her chief correspondent.
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