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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22 December 1591
Three months after her first husband's death, the twenty-year-old Margaret Devereux (later Margaret Hoby) married Thomas Sidney (younger brother of the poets Sir Philip Sidney and Mary Sidney, Countess of Pembroke).
22 December 1802
Sara Coleridge was born at Greta Hall near Keswick, Cumberland.
22 December 1821
Ellen Weeton was accused of assault; she was jailed and threatened with the lunatic asylum.
- 22 December 1591