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« Thursday, April 19, 2012 » Seminars
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 2:00 p.m.   
Campion 139
Speaker: Prof. William McCallum (University of Arizona)

Title: Illustrative Mathematics: Building a discerning community of mathematics educators.

Abstract: Illustrative Mathematics (illustrativemathematics.org) provides guidance to states, assessment consortia, testing companies, and curriculu...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 3:30 p.m.   
Devlin 101
Sam Tanenhaus, editor of the New York Times Book Review, will address the public role of the contemporary intellectual, exploring ways in which serious thinkers engage with a range of audiences and interests. As editor at the New York Times Book Review, Tanenhaus enjoys a particularly rich perspect...
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 4:00 p.m.   
Cushing 209
Speaker: Prof. Robert Ghrist, UPENN

Abstract: This colloquium surveys a surprisingly beautiful integral calculus based on Euler characteristic, with a focus on computations and applications to problems of network data aggregation....
 
 
 
 
Thursday April 19, 2012 | 5:30 p.m.   
120 East Wing, Newton Campus
An international panel of scholars in legal and politcal thought on citizenship claims comes to BC to discuss the issue of citizenship and its interpretation across the globe. Three people who have navigated the bureaucracy claims will also present on their experiences....
 
 
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