Call for Papers: Celebrating the Achievements and Legacies of Ada

Celebrating the Achievements and Legacies of Ada

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 (

Dr. Robin S. Hammerman
Teaching Assistant Professor
College of Arts and Letters
Stevens Institute of Technology
Hoboken, New Jersey

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