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Bryn Mawr College
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Colloquium Schedule

Spring 2013

This is the Spring 2013 schedule of the Bi-Co Mathematics Colloquium, organized jointly by Bryn Mawr and Haverford mathematics departments.

Current and past colloquia

Date

Speaker

Title of Talk

Location

Monday
Jan 28
Patricia Cahn
University of Pennsylvania
"Counting Crossings of Curves on Surfaces" Haverford
Monday
Feb 4

Klaus Volpert

Villanova University

"The Math and Magic of Financial Derivatives" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Feb 11

Rosa McCullagh 
Univ. of Chicago Laboratory School
"Visualization in High School Mathematics" Haverford

Monday

Feb 18

Lily S. Khadjavi

Loyola Marymount University

"Social Justice and Mathematics: Analyzing police practice in Los Angeles" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Feb 25

Andrew Cooper
University of Pennsylvania
"Using the heat equation to shorten curves (and other Lagrangian submanifolds)" Haverford

Monday

Mar 4

Cecilia Diniz Behn (BMC '99)

Gettysburg College

"Dynamics of sleep-wake regulation" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Mar 11

SPRING BREAK NO COLLOQUIUM  

Monday

Mar 18

Whitney George

West Chester University

"Positive Twist Knots and the Uniform Thickness Property" Haverford

Monday

Mar 25

Nalini Anantharaman

Université Paris-Sud (Orsay) and Institute for Advanced Study

"Order and chaos in wave propagation" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Apr 1

David Kung

St. Mary's College of Maryland

"Closer to Fair: Mathematics and Social Justice" Bryn Mawr

Monday

Apr 8

Ralph Gomez
Swarthmore College

"A Brief Tour of Sasakian Geometry" Haverford

Monday

Apr 15

Alden Walker

University of Chicago

"Finding surface maps with linear programming" Haverford

Monday
Apr 22

Peter Sarnak

Princeton University and Institute for Advanced Study

"Thin matrix groups and Diophantine analysis" Bryn Mawr

For more information, please contact Djordje Milićević (Bryn Mawr) or Josh Sabloff (Haverford).