2006 Schedule

Program for Women and Mathematics

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12:00-5:00 p.m.

Registration (Fuld Hall Common Room)

3:00-4:30 p.m.

Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

4:30 p.m.

Tour of Institute campus given by Margaret Sullivan (meet in Fuld Hall Common Room)

6:00 p.m.

Informal supper and orientation (Coffee Lounge, Dining Hall)

  

Tuesday, May 16

  

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Giuliana Davidoff, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kate Okikiolu, University of California, San Diego

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:15 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Ruth Gornet, University of Texas atArlington

 

 

Gazillions of Isospectral Riemann Surfaces

 4:30 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

Introductions and Seminar Series Overview

 5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

Dr. Angela Creager, Princeton University

 7:00 p.m.

Informal Supper (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

Wednesday, May 17

 

 

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Giuliana Davidoff, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kate Okikiolu, University of California,San Diego

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 4:00 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Brittany Fasy, Saint Joseph University

 

 

Realizing Groups as Semi-direct Products



 4:40 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Karen Acquista, Boston University

 

 

Feyman diagrams and special values of zeta-functions

 5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

Dr. Shelley Costa, Swarthmore College

 7:00 p.m.

Informal Supper (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 8:30 p.m.

Movie night "Proof", (Wolfensohn Hall)

  

Thursday, May 18

 

 

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Giuliana Davidoff, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Kate Okikiolu, University of California, San Diego

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 4:00 p.m.

Colloquium (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

 

Enrico Bombieri, Institute for Advanced Study

  5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

"A Day in the Life" Panel Discussion

 7:00 p.m.

Informal Supper (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

  

Friday, May 19

 

 

 8:00-9:45 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:00- 9:30 a.m.

T-shirt Sale, Harry's Bar  Dining Hall

 9:30 - 10:00 a.m.

Depart for Princeton University

(talks, lunch, campus and art museum tour, and dinner)

 

 

(Bus departs from front of Fuld Hall no later than 10 am )

  

Saturday, May 20

  

10:00 a.m. 

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Margaret Robinson, Mount Holyoke College

11:00 a.m.

Recreational activities organized by participants

  

Sunday, May 21

 

 All day

Recreational activities organized by participants

  

Monday, May 22

 

 

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Margaret Robinson, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Audrey Terras, University of California, San Diego

 

 

Introduction to Graph Zeta Functions and The Graph Theory Prime Number Theorem

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 4:00 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

 

Ivana Alexandrova, University of Toronto

 

 

The Scattering Amplitude at a Maximum of the Potential

 4:40 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Nicole Raulf, Princeton University

 

 

Asymptotics of class numbers

 5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

Discussion I:  "We're all in this together" (Articles to help prepare for discussion can be found on the resource cart in the Simonyi Hall classroom.)

 7:00 p.m.

Informal Supper (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 8:30 p.m.

Concert, Guitarist Stanley Alexandrowicz joins Jon Magnussen, Artist-in-Residence for an open rehearsal of "Kaleimanu's Dream" in preparation of an upcoming recording session.  (Wolfensohn Hall) 

  

Tuesday, May 23

  

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Margaret Robinson, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Audrey Terras, University of California,San Diego

 

 

Edge and Path Zetas and Bass' Proof of Ihara's Formula

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 4:00 p.m.

Colloquium (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Harold Stark, University of California,San Diego

 

 

Zeta Functions and Class Numbers

 5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

“How to Survive Graduate School†Panel Discussion

 7:00 p.m.

Informal Supper (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

  

Wednesday, May 24

 

 

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Giuliana Davidoff, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Audrey Terras, University of California, San Diego

 

 

Finite Unramified Galois Coverings of Connected Graphs and Artin L-Functions

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 4:00 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Yaim Cooper, MIT

 

 

Properties determined by the Ihara Zeta function of a graph

 4:40 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Cristina Ballantine, College of the Holy Cross

 

 

Zeta functions of Graphs, Buildings and Ramanujan graphs

 5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

Discussion II: "Case Studies"

 7:00 p.m.

Informal Supper (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 8:30 p.m.

Movie night "Memoirs of a Geisha" (Wolfensohn Hall)

  

Thursday, May 25

 

 

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Margaret Robinson, Mount Holyoke College

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Audrey Terras, University of California, San Diego

 

 

Applications of Artin L-Functions: Density of Primes Splitting in a Covering, can you hear the shape of the graph?

12:00 noon

Lunch (Dining Hall)

 1:15 p.m.

Review Session: Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 2:30 p.m.

Review Session: Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 3:45 p.m.

Afternoon Tea (Fuld Hall Common Room)

 4:00 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

 

Habiba Kadiri, University of Montreal

 

 

Zeros of L-functions and applications

 4:40 p.m.

Research Seminar (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

Pirita Paajanen, The Hebrew University ofJerusalem

 

 

Zeta functions of finitely generated infinite groups

 5:15 p.m.

Women in Science Seminar (Dilworth Room, Dining Hall)

 

 

Dr. Vita Rabinowitz, Gender Equity Project, Hunter College

 6:30 p.m.

Closing Dinner (Birch Garden, Dining Hall)

  

Friday, May 26

 

 

 8:00-10:30 a.m.

Breakfast (Dining Hall)

 9:30 a.m.

Beginning Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

 

 

Review Session/Problem Session

10:30 a.m.

Break

10:45 a.m.

Advanced Lecture Course (Simonyi Hall Seminar Room)

12:00 noon

Lunch

 

 

 

 

 

 

Close of Program

Schedule current as of 5/5/06