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
Deane E. Arganbright, University of Papua New Guinea, Papua New
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
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
Paul R. Manning, Oratory Preparatory School
Using political cartoons in teaching critical mathematics
Marilyn Frankenstein, University of Massachusetts, Boston
The humanism of mathematical investigations.
Lawrence E. Copes, Augsburg College