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Friday

August 29, 2008
12:00 pm

Expert in ethnomathematics, math history to give Sampson Lecture

Ubiratan D’Ambrósio, an authority on the fields of ethnomathematics, math education and the history of mathematics, offers two talks at Bates College on Sept. 18. D’Ambrosio offers an informal look at 19th-century Brazilian mathematician Joaquim Gomes de Souza at 4:30 p.m. His second talk, Bates’ annual Sampson Lecture, is titled “Ethnomathematics in a Global World” and begins at 7:30 p.m.

Tuesday

May 5, 1998
1:10 pm

Mathematics professor to discuss gender inequities in the field

Christine Stevens, professor of mathematics and computer science at Saint Louis University, will discuss the consequences of more men than women entering careers in mathematics, science and engineering in her talk Mathematical Inequalities, Social Inequities and Science Education May 18 at 7:30 p.m. in Chase Hall’s Skelton Lounge. The public is invited to attend free of charge.