CFP: Ada Lovelace Conference Special Session

full name / name of organization: 
Stevens Inst. of Tech.
contact email: 
rhammerm@stevens.edu

CALL FOR PAPERS:
SPECIAL SESSION ON STEAMPUNK LITERATURE AND _THE DIFFERENCE ENGINE_ (William Gibson and Bruce Sterling)

An Interdisciplinary Conference
Celebrating 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, 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
-Ada Lovelace and her Circle

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

cfp categories: 
twentieth_century_and_beyond