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2006 Joint Mathematics Meetings

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Sessions in the history of mathematics and its use in teaching are listed below.  Where available, there is a link to a fuller description of the session.  A complete program can be found here.

 

Thursday, January 12, 2006

 

9:00 – 11:00 am           MAA Minicourse #7, part 1.  Geometry with History for Teaching 

                                     Teachers.  David Henderson and Daina Taimina.

 

9:30 - 10:50 am            HOM SIGMAA Special Presentation.  The Shapes of Sacred

                                     Space:  The Geometry of Ancient Maya Art and

                                     Architecture. Edwin L. Barnhart and Christopher Powell.

 

2:15 – 6:05 pm           Joint Special Session. Ancient and Nonwestern Mathematics, part

                                   1.  Organized by Duncan Melville.

 

Friday, January 13, 2006

 

8:00 – 11:55 am           MAA Contributed Paper Session.  Using History of Mathematics

                                     in Your Mathematics Course.  Organized by Dick Jardine and Amy

                                     Shell-Gellasch.

 

1:00 – 3:50 pm             Joint Special Session. Ancient and Nonwestern Mathematics,

                                     part 2.  Organized by Duncan Melville.

 

1:00 – 3:00 pm             MAA Minicourse #11, part 1.  Teaching a Course in the History of

                                     Mathematics.  Fred Rickey and Victor Katz.

 

6:00 – 8:00 pm             HOM SIGMAA Annual Meeting.  Business meeting and guest

                                     lecture by Kim Plofker.  Organized by Amy Shell-Gellasch.

 

Saturday, January 14, 2006

 

9:00 – 11:00 am           MAA Minicourse #7, part 2.  Geometry with History for

                                     Teaching Teachers.  David Henderson and Daina Taimina.

 

1:00 – 5:50 pm             Joint Special Session. History of Mathematics, part 1. 

                                     Organized by Joe Dauben, Patti Hunter, and Karen Parshall.

 

Sunday, January 15, 2006

 

1:00 – 3:00 pm             MAA Minicourse #11, part 2.  Teaching a Course in the History of

                                     Mathematics.  Fred Rickey and Victor Katz.

 

1:00 – 5:50 pm             Joint Special Session. History of Mathematics, part 2. 

                                     Organized by Joe Dauben, Patti Hunter, and Karen Parshall.

 

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