Orlando’s New Interface: User Testing Begins

We’re happy to share news about one of our works in progress: we’re overhauling the Orlando textbase interface, making significant changes to it for the first time since the textbase went live in 2006. We’re about to begin a key stage in the revision process: user testing. And we aim to gather a wide array … Read more Orlando’s New Interface: User Testing Begins

Orlandians in the World: New and Forthcoming Publications

We’re taking a moment to round up and celebrate our team’s publications informed by and about Orlando: Susan Brown’s article on the challenges of classifying gender in digital scholarship, “Categorically Provisional,” in the January 2020 PMLA special issue on “Varieties of Digital Humanities”; the December 2019 article by Corrinne Harol and her co-authors Brynn Lewis … Read more Orlandians in the World: New and Forthcoming Publications

Orlando and Women’s History Month, 2020

We hope new users and those familiar with our textbase, Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present, will enjoy its free access during March, marking Women’s History Month. To learn more about Orlando, check out our post on the Cambridge Core blog, hosted by our publisher, Cambridge University Press. To … Read more Orlando and Women’s History Month, 2020

Orlando’s Research at the Intersections of Gender

Our Literary Director, Katherine Binhammer, is participating in “Working the Intersections of Gender,” the inaugural conference of Intersections of Gender, a cross-disciplinary hub comprising one of the University of Alberta’s signature areas of research. In “Computing Sexual Difference in Digital Literary History: The Orlando Project and Intersectionality,” Binhammer will discuss “how Orlando approached the question … Read more Orlando’s Research at the Intersections of Gender

Welcoming Orlando’s New Team Members

The Orlando Project is thrilled to welcome our new members for 2019-2020. Orlando’s first post-doctoral fellow, Katherine Binhammer, joins us as Literary Director this year. Based at the University of Alberta, Professor Binhammer works on the history of the novel, eighteenth-century British cultural studies, and feminist literary history. She is the author of Downward Mobility: … Read more Welcoming Orlando’s New Team Members

Orlando and Women’s History Month, 2019

We are pleased to share that, once again, full access to Orlando: Women’s Writing in the British Isles from the Beginnings to the Present is free during March in celebration of Women’s History Month. Since Women’s History Month 2018, Orlando has been featured in pieces published in Modernism/modernity, Feminist Modernist Studies, and Inside Higher Ed … Read more Orlando and Women’s History Month, 2019

Susan Brown and collaborators win Cyberinfrastructure Funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation

We are thrilled for Susan Brown, Orlando’s Technical Director and one of our founding leaders, whose LINCS (Linked Infrastructure for Networked Cultural Scholarship) has just won a major grant from the Canada Foundation for Innovation. The project “will convert large datasets into an organized, interconnected, machine-processable set of resources for Canadian cultural research. LINCS will … Read more Susan Brown and collaborators win Cyberinfrastructure Funding from Canada Foundation for Innovation