Student Workshop Announces Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce that Professor Sharon Ruston will be the keynote speaker at the postgraduate and early career workshop ‘Texts and contexts: the cultural legacies of Ada Lovelace’.

Student workshop details:

Professor Ruston will also take part in an expert panel which includes graphic novelist Sydney Padua and biographer Richard Holmes.

Professor Ruston is Chair in Romanticism in the Department of English and Creative Writing at Lancaster University, and her main research interests are in literature and science in the Romantic period. Her publications include Shelley and Vitality (2005), and Creating Romanticism: Case studies in the literature, science, and medicine of the 1790s (2013). She is currently co-editing the Collected Letters of Sir Humphry Davy and his Circle.

The deadline for proposals for workshop papers is 5pm, Friday 28 August. We welcome proposals from postgraduates and early career researchers from all disciplines. Please see our call for papers for more information.

Registration, at a cost of £10, is now open for both speakers and non-speakers. Registration is open via the University Store.