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Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive: Now on 18th Connect

Please join us in welcoming the Eighteenth-Century Poetry Archive (ECPA) to the 18th Connect collection! ECPA provides an open-access digital archive of high-quality primary and secondary sources. Their full-text collection is edited and annotated as a collaborative effort, with a large network of editors, scholars, and students dedicated to collaborating and sharing texts. ECPA also […]

January Roundup: Happy Birthday Mozart!

The images in this gallery celebrate the life of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, whose 264th birthday occurs on January 27th. Mozart began composing from the age of 5 and composed over 600 works throughout the course of his short life. His work is considered archetypical of the Classical style, spanning many genres including symphony, opera, solo […]

18th Connect Was at Behn/ Burney 2019!

In November of 2019, the Auburn University College of Liberal Arts hosted the biennial joint meeting of the Aphra Behn and Frances Burney Societies. The theme of the conference was “Public Good(s),” and scholars presented a wide range of conferences and workshops that engaged with the questions surrounding public engagement and advocacy, both historically and […]

July 2019: 18th Connect at ISECS!

In July of 2019, The British Society for Eighteenth-Century Studies hosted the ISECS International Congress on the Enlightenment at the University of Edinburgh. The theme of the congress was “Enlightenment Identities,” and ISECS welcomed a wide range of submissions on the topic. We are pleased to announce that 18th Connect was represented at this conference! […]

Featured Collection: Digital Library of the Caribbean

Our first featured collection comes to us from the University of Florida’s George A. Smathers Libraries, which has partnered with the Digital Library of the Caribbean to make available a large collection of maps and images accessible through 18thConnect. According to the Digital Library of the Caribbean: “The dLOC Caribbean Map Collection‘s maps represent only […]

August 2019, Elizabeth Brissey Appointed Project Manager for 18thConnect.Org

Please join us in welcoming Elizabeth Brissey to the 18thConnect team as project manager. Elizabeth is a PhD candidate at Auburn University, where she studies Medieval and Early Modern epistemology, material culture, book history, and cognitive studies in literature. As project manager, Elizabeth is assisting in checking submissions of XML for peer review, uploading materials […]

18th Connect’s New Director: Dr. Emily Friedman

We’re excited to announce that Dr. Emily Friedman, Associate Professor of English at Auburn University, has been appointed director of 18th Connect! Dr. Friedman received her master’s degree from the University of York, England and her Ph.D. in English from the University of Missouri. In addition to her work with 18thConnect, Dr. Friedman is the […]