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2000 Joint Mathematics Meetings
Washington, DC, January 1922, 2000
Meeting #950
Associate secretaries:
Bernard Russo, AMS brusso@math.uci.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics

Friday January 21, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
An analytical society? In search of nineteenthcentury British analysts.
Adrian C Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(95001388)

9:00 a.m.
Individuals and Institutions in the Emergence of a Modern Mathematical Community in China.
Joseph W Dauben*, CUNY Graduate Center
(95001546)

9:30 a.m.
Patronage from Dukes to Foundations and the Development of Mathematical Fields.
Florence D. Fasanelli*, CollegeUniversity Resource Institute
(95001889)

10:00 a.m.
International Contributions to British Mathematical Journals, 18001900.
Sloan E Despeaux*, University of Virginia
(95001634)

10:30 a.m.
A Sideways Look at Hilbert's 23 Problems of 1900.
Ivor GrattanGuinness*, Middlesex University (UK)
(95001516)

Friday January 21, 2000, 1:00 p.m.2:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
A Tenthcentury Iranian Treatise on Problemsolving Methods in Geometry.
Jan P Hogendijk*, University of Utrecht
(95001366)

1:30 p.m.
Materialist Dialectics and Mathematics: Chinese Research in the Foundations of the Calculus during the Cultural Revolution (19661976).
Yibao Xu*, Graduate Center of CUNY
(950011011)

2:00 p.m.
Four centuries of spherical trigonometry in Sanskrit.
Kim Plofker*, Brown University
(95001955)

2:30 p.m.
Historical Reflections on the Role of Discovery Learning During the "New Math" Era: Rhetoric and Reality.
David L Roberts*, Laurel, MD
(95001490)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 8:30 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

8:30 a.m.
Mathematics in Latvia through the centuries.
Daina Taimina*, University of Latvia, Riga
Ingrida Henina, University of Latvia, Riga
(95001263)

9:00 a.m.
Modular miracles.
John C Stillwell*, Monash University
(95001134)

9:30 a.m.
Quadrilaterals from the Egyptians to Euler.
William W Dunham*, Muhlenberg College
(9500126)

10:00 a.m.
Plagiarism and piracy: Isaac Todhunter and his mathematical textbooks.
June E BarrowGreen*, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
(95001178)

Saturday January 22, 2000, 1:00 p.m.4:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on The History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia khp3k@virginia.edu
David E. Zitarelli, Temple University zit@vm.temple.edu

1:00 p.m.
From group representations to simple algebras: Richard Brauer and Emmy Noether, 19261933.
Charles W. Curtis*, University of Oregon
(95001449)

1:30 p.m.
Connections, Context, and Community: Abraham Wald and the Sequential Probability Ratio Test.
Patti W Hunter*, Naperville, IL
(95001649)

2:00 p.m.
Why Quadratic Equations?
Victor J Katz*, University of the District of Columbia
(95001374)

2:30 p.m.
Eberhard Hopf: the ergodic theorist who went back to Germany in 1936.
Matthew Frank*, University of Chicago
(95001132)

3:00 p.m.
Mathematics in France, 18701890: A View Via Doctoral Theses.
Thomas Archibald*, Acadia University
(95001370)

3:30 p.m.
Religious women and algebraic geometry at the Catholic University of America.
Judy Green*, Marymount University
Jeanne LaDuke, DePaul University
(95001836)

4:00 p.m.
Roth, Faulhaber, and Descartes.
Kenneth L Manders*, University of Pittsburgh
(950011291)

4:30 p.m.
Florian Cajori and the practice of history.
John Fauvel*, Open University
(95001368)
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