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Joint Mathematics Meetings
Hyatt Regency Atlanta and Marriott Atlanta Marquis, Atlanta, GA
January 47, 2017 (Wednesday  Saturday)
Meeting #1125
Associate secretaries:
Brian D Boe, AMS brian@math.uga.edu
Gerard A Venema, MAA venema@calvin.edu
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics

Wednesday January 4, 2017, 8:00 a.m.10:50 a.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Daniel Otero, Xavier University

Wednesday January 4, 2017, 2:15 p.m.6:05 p.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Daniel Otero, Xavier University

2:15 p.m.
From L'Hôpital to Lagrange: Analysis Textbooks in the 18th Century.
Robert E Bradley*, Adelphi University
(1125011476)

2:45 p.m.
Jean le Rond d'Alembert: l'enfant terrible of the French Enlightenment.
Lawrence A. D'Antonio*, Ramapo College of New Jersey
(1125011417)

3:15 p.m.
Did Euler Scoop Möbius?
William Dunham*, Research Associate in Mathematics, Bryn Mawr College
(112501254)

3:45 p.m.
The Power of Power Series: Hensel and Analogy.
Fernando Q Gouvea*, Colby College
(112501538)

4:15 p.m.
A Tour of Group Generalisations of the 1920s and 1930s.
Christopher D. Hollings*, University of Oxford
(112501308)

4:45 p.m.
Discussion

5:15 p.m.
An incompleat chronology of the $(7,3,1)$ block design.
Ezra Brown*, Virginia Tech
(112501607)

5:45 p.m.
How did Leibniz solve the catenary problem?
Michael R. Raugh*, Los Angeles, California
(112501776)

Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.11:50 a.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Daniel Otero, Xavier University

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.3:50 p.m.
AMSMAAICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Organizers:
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College arice4@rmc.edu
Sloan Despeaux, Western Carolina University
Daniel Otero, Xavier University