CFP: Celebrating the Achievements and Legacies of Ada Lovelace (18 October 2013)

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Institute of Technology, College of Arts and Letters
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS
Celebrating the Achievements and Legacies of Ada Lovelace
18 October 2013
Stevens Institute of Technology, College of Arts and Letters

An interdisciplinary conference celebrating the achievements and legacies of the poet Lord Byron's only known legitimate child, Ada Byron King, Countess of Lovelace (1815-1852), will take place at Stevens Institute of Technology (Hoboken, New Jersey) on 18 October 2013. This conference will coincide with the week celebrating Ada Lovelace Day (15 October 2013), a global event for women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM). All aspects of the achievements and legacies of Ada Lovelace will be considered, including but not limited to:
-Lovelace as Translator and/or Collaborator
-Technology in the Long Nineteenth Century
-Women in Computing: Past/Present/Future
-Women in STEM

-Please submit proposals or abstracts of 250-500 words by 14 June 2013 to: Robin Hammerman (rhammerm@stevens.edu).

cfp categories: 
humanities_computing_and_the_internet
interdisciplinary
romantic
science_and_culture