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Event Details: Fall 2013 Mathematics Colloquium - November 11, 2013

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MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM

                  NOVEMBER 11TH, 2013

 

“Elementary, My Dear Aunt Sally: Teaching Hollywood Mathematics and 

Teaching America through Hollywood”

 

We discuss our role in putting math on the big and small screen and creating ancillary educational initiatives, with a focus on Elementary starring Lucy Liu (Kill Bill, Charlie’s Angels, Ally McBeal), Medium, Numb3rs, and Flatland the Movie, starring Kristen Bell, Martin Sheen, and Michael York.


Professor Jonathan Farley is co-founder of Hollywood Math and Science Film Consulting. His main research interests include lattice theory and mathematical terror theory. 


This Colloquium session will begin with a light informal supper and discussion at 6:30 PM in 177 Grace Dodge Hall, followed the colloquium lecture from

7:30PM to 9:00PM 179 Grace Dodge Hall.


To request disability-related accommodations contact OASID at oasid@tc.edu,(212) 678-3689,          (212) 678-3853 TTY,(646) 755-3144 video phone, as early as possible.

Type: Lectures & Talks

Location: 179 Grace Dodge Hall

Date & Time: 11/11/2013, 6:30 PM - 9:00 PM

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