Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
New Orleans, LA, January 58, 2007 (Friday  Monday)
Meeting #1023
Associate secretaries:
Susan J Friedlander, AMS susan@math.northwestern.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics

Sunday January 7, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

8:00 a.m.
Mathematical Concepts of Infinity in Ancient China.
Yibao Xu*, Borough of Manhattan Community College of the City University of New York
(102301603)

8:30 a.m.
An Exploration of Indian \emph{Upapatti} (Proof) in N\={i}laka\d{n}\d{t}ha Somay\={a}jin.
Homer S. White*, Georgetown College, Kentucky
(102301244)

9:00 a.m.
Is addition a fundamental operation in arithmetic? and other foundational issues in Indian mathematics.
Kim Plofker*, Providence, RI
(102301874)

9:30 a.m.
Diagrams  sources hitherto ignored.
Ken Saito*, Department of Human Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Osaka Prefecture University, Japan
(102301404)

10:00 a.m.
Mirrors of the Sea and Jade: Chinese Mathematics in the Song and Yuan Dynasties.
Joseph W. Dauben*, Herbert H. Lehman College, City University of New York
(102301619)

10:30 a.m.
Geometry and Islamic Art in TenthCentury Baghdad.
J. Lennart Berggren*, Simon Fraser University
(102301944)

Sunday January 7, 2007, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
The ellipse seen from China.
Andrea Breard*, Université des Sciences et Technologies de Lille; Laboratoire Paul Painlevé
(102301930)

1:30 p.m.
The Other Book Nobody Read: Georg Rheticus and the \emph{Opus Palatinum}.
Glen R Van Brummelen*, Quest University
(102301749)

2:00 p.m.
Communicating Mathematics in the \textit{Journal des savants} (16751737).
Jeanne Peiffer*, CNRS Paris
(1023011077)

2:30 p.m.
Problems of Infinitesimals: Descartes, Leibniz, and Peirce.
Maria Sol de Mora*, University of Basque Country
(102301610)

3:00 p.m.
Motivation and Context for B. Peirce's \textit{Linear Associative Algebra}.
Deborah A. Kent*, Simon Fraser University
(102301683)

3:30 p.m.
Robert Leslie Ellis on the misuse of the principle of insufficient reason.
Byron E. Wall*, York University, Toronto, Canada
(102301946)

4:00 p.m.
The MittagLeffler Theorem: Interpretation and Reception of a Mathematical Result, 18761884.
Laura E Turner*, Simon Fraser University
Thomas Archibald, Simon Fraser University
(102301291)

4:30 p.m.
A Political and Mathematical Unification: The Case of NineteenthCentury Italy.
Laura Martini*, Siena, Italy
(102301296)

5:00 p.m.
Mathematics in Brazil during the first half of the 20th century: institutionalization and professionalization.
Sergio Nobre*, UNESP  Rio Claro  Brazil
(102301722)

5:30 p.m.
Mathematics and pacifism in Cambridge 19151916: a student perspective.
June BarrowGreen*, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
(102301226)

Monday January 8, 2007, 8:00 a.m.10:55 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

Monday January 8, 2007, 1:00 p.m.5:55 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of the District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Euler Incorporated in the United States: Textbooks, Mathematical Instruments, and Telescopes.
Peggy Aldrich Kidwell*, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
(102301351)

1:30 p.m.
"The Acknowledged National Standard": Charles Davies, A. S. Barnes, and Textbooks as Teaching Tools.
Amy AckerbergHastings*, University of Maryland University College
(102301458)

2:00 p.m.
Janos Bolyai's American supporter, G. B. Halsted.
Albert C. Lewis*, Indiana Univ.  Purdue Univ. Indianapolis
(102301240)

2:30 p.m.
Peirce's Cantor.
Matthew E Moore*, Brooklyn College of the City University of New York
(102301787)

3:00 p.m.
The other American mathematical congress.
David E. Zitarelli*, Temple University
(102301378)

3:30 p.m.
Volterra in America.
Judith R. Goodstein*, California Institute of Technology
(102301645)

4:00 p.m.
A punishment tour for ``P'' Echols.
Shawnee McMurran, California State University, San Bernardino, and U. S. Military Academy
V. Frederick Rickey*, U. S. Military Academy
(102301868)

4:30 p.m.
Frege's Diary and Frege's Politics.
Martin D Davis*, UC Berkeley (visitor); NYUCourant (Emeritus)
(102301276)

5:00 p.m.
Applied Mathematics in Nazi Germany.
Sanford L Segal*, University of Rochester
(102301444)

5:30 p.m.
World War II and After: Impact on American Women in Mathematics.
Judy Green, Marymount University
Jeanne LaDuke*, DePaul University
(102301586)
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