Registration is free. Your RSVP is much appreciated so that we may plan for lunch.
Sixth in the Annual Series of Symposia
"Without Number: Mathematics and Culture"
Saturday, February 28, 2004
Boston University, College of Arts and Sciences (CAS)
685-725 Commonwealth Avenue
CAS Room B12
Start Time: 11:00 am - End Time: 5:00 pm
Hot beverages available throughout
Panel Discussion 11:00-12:30
African-American Mathematics: Successes and Challenges I
Keynote Address 2:00-3:00
"Some thoughts on teaching, mentoring, learning, and use of knowledge"
Coffee Break 3:00-3:30
Panel Discussion 3:30-5:00
African-American Mathematics: Successes and Challenges II
Confirmed Panelists: Terrence Richard Blackman (Medgar Evers College), Emery Brown (Harvard Medical School and Massachusetts General Hospital), Jimmie Davis (MITRE Corporation), Lloyd Douglas (The National Science Foundation), Jonathan Farley (MIT), Roosevelt Gentry (Jackson State University), Roscoe Giles (Boston University), Donald King (Northeastern University), Kenneth Manning (MIT), Raymond Thomas (Medgar Evers College)
Links to Visit
Northeast Alliance for Graduate Education and the Professoriate
Mathematical Association of America's SUMMA: Strengthening Underrepresented Minority Mathematics Achievement
The Faces of Science: African Americans in the Sciences
Mathematicians of the African Diaspora
Tenth Annual Conference for African American Researchers in the Mathematical Sciences
Boston University Mathematics Department
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