Virtual Conference: 'Mathematics at the Intersection of Art, Culture, and History: In Celebration of The Mathematical Intelligencer and Marjorie Senechal' Video Now Available

We are proud that we were able to present this virtual conference to celebrate the legacy of The Mathematical Intelligencer and Marjorie Senechal’s tenure as the Magazine’s Editor-in-Chief.  We hope that everyone who had the chance to attend the conference enjoyed it. We also want to thank all of the speakers for their wonderful contributions that day, as well as our hosts and organizers, Karen Parshall and Sergei Tabachnikov.  

The video of the conference can be found here:

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Marjorie Senechal (Smith College, US)

Organizers and Hosts: Karen Parshall (University of Virginia, US)
Sergei Tabachnikov (Penn State University, US)

Colin Adams (Williams College, US) and Andrea Young (Ripon College, US)
Title: “On Another Plane”

Seth Cottrell (New York City College of Technology, US)
Title: “Burning Man's Mathematical Underbelly”

Joseph W. Dauben (Lehman College, US)
Title: “Marjorie, the Met, and Managing the Intelligencer

Nikolai Dolbilin (Steklov Mathematical Institute of RAS, Russia)
Title: Crystallography and Delaunay’s Work”

John Ewing (President, Math for America, US)
Title: “As the World Grew Smaller—The Early Vision for The Mathematical Intelligencer”

Lisa Goldberg (UC Berkeley, US)
Title: “Hot Hands: What Data Science Can (and Can't) Tell Us About Basketball Trends”

Philip Ording (Sarah Lawrence College, US)
Title: “A Memo on Multiplicity”

Osmo Pekonen (U. Jyväskylä, Finland)
Title: “Bridging Art and Mathematics: Some Case Studies in STEAM Spirit”

Siobhan Roberts
Title: “Looking Everywhere and Looking Deeply”

Doris Schattschneider (Agnes Scott College, US)
Title: “Forty Years of Symmetry and Tiling with Marjorie”

Jean Taylor (UC Berkeley, US)
Title: “Words with Marjorie”

Daniel J. Velleman (Amherst College, US)
Title: “The Fundamental Theorem of Algebra: Past, Present, and Pictures.”

Attendance is Free and Open to Everyone

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Mathematics at the Intersection of Art, Culture, and History: In Celebration of The Mathematical Intelligencer and Marjorie Senechal
Saturday, February 27th, 10AM EST/7AM PST/3PM BST/4PM CET
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