Joint Mathematics Meetings Program by Special Session
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Joint Mathematics Meetings
San Diego, CA, January 69, 2008 (Sunday  Wednesday)
Meeting #1035
Associate secretaries:
Michel L Lapidus, AMS lapidus@math.ucr.edu, lapidus@mathserv.ucr.edu
James J Tattersall, MAA tat@providence.edu
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics

Tuesday January 8, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College, CUNY jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

Tuesday January 8, 2008, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College, CUNY jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
The early history of $F=ma$: approaches to central force motion at the beginning of the eighteenth century.
Niccol\'o0 Guicciardini*, Universita' di Bergamo (Italy)
(103501334)

1:30 p.m.
Richard Dedekind (18311916): a pathbreaking mathematician.
Israel Kleiner*, York University
(103501374)

2:00 p.m.
Publishing Research: Specialized Mathematical Journals in Italy (18501914).
Laura Martini*, Siena, Italy
(103501347)

2:30 p.m.
Lord Kelvinthe Irish connection..
Raymond G. Flood*, Kellogg College, Oxford University
(103501391)

3:00 p.m.
Formulas, concepts, and the ``Jacobi limit'': observations on change in latenineteenthcentury mathematics.
Tom Archibald*, Simon Fraser University
(103501221)

3:30 p.m.
Jacques Hadamard (18651963) and the Calculus of Variations.
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
(103501592)

4:00 p.m.
How influential was mechanics in the development of neoclassical economics?
Ivor GrattanGuinness*, Middlesex University, UK
(103503318)

4:30 p.m.
``Antiaircraft guns all day long": computing for the Ministry of Munitions.
June E BarrowGreen*, The Open University, Milton Keynes, UK
(103501279)

5:00 p.m.
L.S. Pontrjagin's letters to I.I. Gordon.
Evgeny I Gordon*, Eastern Illinois University
(103501278)

5:30 p.m.
Mathematicians fleeing from Hitler's Germany.
Reinhard SiegmundSchultze*, University of Agder, Kristiansand (Norway)
(103501332)

Wednesday January 9, 2008, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College, CUNY jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

Wednesday January 9, 2008, 1:00 p.m.5:50 p.m.
AMSMAA Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
Organizers:
Joseph W. Dauben, Lehman College, CUNY jdauben@att.net
Patti Hunter, Westmont College
Victor J. Katz, University of District of Columbia
Karen H. Parshall, University of Virginia

1:00 p.m.
Sophie Germain's manuscripts on Fermat's Last Theorem: A further evaluation of their scope, depth, and original techniques.
Reinhard Laubenbacher, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
David Pengelley*, New Mexico State University
(103501348)

1:30 p.m.
Hubert Newton and the study of mathematics in the midnineteenth century.
Steve Batterson*, Emory University
(103501490)

2:00 p.m.
The Mathematics of \em{Nature}, 18691900.
Sloan Evans Despeaux*, Western Carolina University
(103501302)

2:30 p.m.
The Algorithmic Side of Riemann's Mathematics.
Harold M. Edwards*, New York University
(103501443)

3:00 p.m.
Paucissima et Maturissima: Kurt Goedel's Reluctance to Publish in the Philosophy of Mathematics.
Thomas Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(103501505)

3:30 p.m.
American Mathematicians and School Reform: A Survey of Motives, Methods, and Outcomes from the 1890s to the Present.
David Lindsay Roberts*, Prince George's Community College
(103501473)

4:00 p.m.
Who was Miss Mullikin?
Thomas L. Bartlow, Villanova University
David E. Zitarelli*, Temple University
(103501571)

4:30 p.m.
Tracing curve tracing.
John McCleary*, Vassar College
(1035141557)

5:00 p.m.
Mathematician In Search of War Work: Alice Bache Gould, 19171918.
Deborah Kent*, Hillsdale College
(1035011026)

5:30 p.m.
Priority arguments are not priority disputes.
John W Dawson*, Pennsylvania State University, York (Emeritus)
(103501396)
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