Orlando Sessions on Humanistic Math

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These are excerpts from the program for the Joint Mathematics Meetings, January 10-13, 1996, Orlando, Florida.


From the MAA Session on The Scholarship of Humanistic Mathematics:
  • Humanistic mathematics.
    Kazem Mahdavi, State University of New York, College at Potsdam
  • Measuring the relative effectiveness of military opponents.
    Thomas J. O'Reilly, Saint Joseph's University
  • The rhythm of problem-solving.
    Martin Vern Bonsangue, California State University, Fullerton
  • Mathematics and arts.
    Mihaela Anca Poplicher, University of New Hampshire
  • Integrating art, computing, and children's writing with mathematics.
    Deane E. Arganbright, University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New Guinea
    Susan Arganbright, Gonzaga University
  • Calculus for liberal arts: A humanistic approach.
    Kathleen M. Shannon, Salisbury State University
  • Devising channels that nurture ingenuity and creativity in mathematics classes.
    Helen Christensen, Loyola College
  • Multicultural mathematics in upper division math courses.
    Michael Morelli, University of Nebraska, Lincoln
  • A capstone writing course in mathematics.
    Raymond F. Coughlin, Temple University
  • Student poems and stories on conic sections, set theory and more.
    Regina Baron Brunner, Cedar Crest College
  • History of mathematics in Jeopardy.
    Robert Lewand, Goucher College
  • The first CAMS project at Salisbury State University.
    Homer W. Austin, Salisbury State University
    Barbara A. Wainwright, Salisbury State University
  • "The Shock of the New": A freshman honors seminar.
    Leon M. Cohen, Hampden-Sydney College
    Elizabeth J. Deis, Hampden-Sydney College
  • Symmetry: A link between art and mathematics.
    Catherine Gorini, Maharishi International University
  • Reform in mathematics education and Dewey's philosophy.
    Bernard A. Fleishman, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute
  • The history of mathematics: The humanistic way.
    Dorothy W. Goldberg, Kean College of New Jersey
  • Solving problems and playing baseball.
    Kenneth J. Preskenis, Framingham State College
  • Non-supersaturated solutions: Problems and their educational uses.
    Stephen I. Brown, State University of New York, Buffalo
  • Curriculum development via literary and musical forms.
    Joel K. Haack, University of Northern Iowa
  • Use of small groups in beginning and intermediate algebra.
    Frances A. Rosamond, National University
  • Algebraic models of marriage systems: Have mathematicians been insensitive to the needs of anthropologists?
    James M. Cargal, Troy State University
  • Humanistic experiences in learning mathematics.
    Robert B. Davis, Rutgers University, New Brunswick
  • Mathematics as a non-literary form of communication.
    Mark Klespis, Sam Houston State University
  • Mathematics in poetry.
    JoAnne S. Growney, Bloomsburg University
  • Beckettian mathematics.
    Paul R. Manning, Oratory Preparatory School
  • Using political cartoons in teaching critical mathematics literacy.
    Marilyn Frankenstein, University of Massachusetts, Boston
  • The humanism of mathematical investigations.
    Lawrence E. Copes, Augsburg College

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