Mathematical Conversations

Current Term

The following page displays mathematical conversations happening throughout the current term. Click the following link to see a full list of mathematical conversations for the academic year. For a complete list of all of the mathematical conversations, please click here.

Wednesday, January 23rd

Bourgain and the sum-product phenomena
Speaker:Avi Wigderson
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, January 30th

A mathematical conjecture about crumpling paper
Speaker:Francesco Maggi
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, February 6th

How to efficiently check proofs
Speaker:Dor Minzer
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, February 13th

Harmonic measure and boundary regularity
Speaker:Zihui Zhao
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, February 20th

Finite fields and the Ax–Grothendieck theorem
Speaker:Remy van Dobben de Bruyn
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, February 27th

Hodge theory: matrices and differential equations
Speaker:Simion Filip
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, March 6th

From Celestial Mechanics to the Arnold Conjectures
Speaker:Umberto Hryniewicz
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, March 13th

Wiggling and wrinkling
Speaker:Daniel Álvarez-Gavela
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, March 20th

from dynamics to contact topology and back
Speaker:Jo Nelson
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:White Levy Room

Wednesday, March 27th

A curious family of curves
Speaker:Amie Wilkinson
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, April 3rd

A glamorous movie star, the "bad boy" of music, and the development of spread spectrum communications
Speaker:Mark Goresky
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room

Wednesday, April 10th

How do computers do arithmetic, and should we believe the answers?
Speaker:Scott Tremaine
Time:6:00pm-7:30pm
Location:Dilworth Room