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2023 Joint Mathematics Meetings (JMM 2023)
 John B. Hynes Veterans Memorial Convention Center, Boston Marriott Hotel, and Boston Sheraton Hotel, Boston, MA
 January 47, 2023 (Wednesday  Saturday)
 Meeting #1183
Associate Secretary for the AMS Scientific Program:
Steven H. Weintraub, Lehigh University shw2@lehigh.edu
AMS Special Session on The History of Mathematics I

Friday January 6, 2023, 8:00 a.m.12:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The History of Mathematics I
Room 207, Hynes Convention Center
Organizers:
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College jemma_lorenat@pitzer.edu
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College
Deborah Kent, University of St. Andrews
Daniel E Otero, Xavier University

8:00 a.m.
In Praise of Mathematics in Ancient China: Works on Bamboo Strips and their Later Commentaries
Joseph W. Dauben*, City University of New York
(11830120960) 
9:00 a.m.
The Tangled Tale of the Tangent
Glen R. Van Brummelen*, Trinity Western University
(11830116991) 
10:00 a.m.
Mathematical Cosmology and Observational Astronomy 19201940
Craig G. Fraser*, University of Toronto
(11830117078) 
11:00 a.m.
Speaking to the Public: Mathematicians on American Radio, the 1920s through 1940s
Albert C. Lewis, Independent historian
Karen H Parshall*, University of Virginia
(11830117246)

8:00 a.m.

Friday January 6, 2023, 1:30 p.m.5:30 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The History of Mathematics II
Room 207, Hynes Convention Center
Organizers:
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College jlorenat@pitzer.edu
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College
Deborah Kent, University of St. Andrews
Daniel E Otero, Xavier University

1:30 p.m.
CANCELLEDJosephine Mehlberg (1905  1969), Mathematician
Marjorie Senechal*, Smith College
(11830118222) 
2:00 p.m.
Lucien Hibbert: In the Service of Mathematics and Country
Louis M Beaugris*, Kean University
(11830121689) 
2:30 p.m.
Danish Translations of Euclid's Elements
Toke Knudsen*, SUNY Oneonta
(11830119960) 
3:00 p.m.
Translation of "Calculus of Probabilities" by A. A. Markov, first edition, 1900
Alan L Levine*, Franklin and Marshall College
(11830116992) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:00 p.m.
Book History, Robert Simson, and John Playfair
Amy AckerbergHastings*, MAA Convergence
(11830117780) 
4:30 p.m.
Early history of compactness and its use in pedagogical design.
Naveen Somasunderam*, SUNY, Plattsburgh
(11830118123) 
5:00 p.m.
Imagining AI: mathematical stories in a museum context
David E Dunning, University of Pennsylvania
Ursula Martin*, University of Edinburgh
Máté Szabó, University of Greenwich
(11830121994)

1:30 p.m.

Saturday January 7, 2023, 8:00 a.m.11:00 a.m.
AMS Special Session on The History of Mathematics III
Room 207, Hynes Convention Center
Organizers:
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College jemma_lorenat@pitzer.edu
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College
Deborah Kent, University of St. Andrews
Daniel E Otero, Xavier University

8:00 a.m.
Amos Dettonville, Blaise Pascal, and a Cycloidal Challenge
Maria R Zack*, Point Loma Nazarene University
(11830120528) 
8:30 a.m.
Mr. Newton's Approbation: John Flamsteed and Isaac Newton
Lawrence Arthur D'Antonio*, Ramapo College
(11830117236) 
9:00 a.m.
The history of $\frac {\partial x}{\partial y} \frac {\partial y}{\partial z} \frac {\partial z}{\partial x} = 1$ and its many names
Carey Witkov*, EmbryRiddle Aeronautical University
(11830121557) 
9:30 a.m.
Mathematics and the Real World: The Case of Jacob Amsler and his Planimeter
Eisso Johannes Atzema*, University of Maine
(11830118231) 
10:00 a.m.
CANCELLEDSteiltjes and asymptotic expansions.
Brenda Davison*, SFU
(11830118156) 
10:30 a.m.
A Case of Mistaken Identity: Hensel's Solution to the Problem of Common Inessential Discriminant Divisors
Fernando Q. Gouvêa*, Colby College
Jonathan Webster, Butler University
(11830117847)

8:00 a.m.

Saturday January 7, 2023, 1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
AMS Special Session on The History of Mathematics IV
Room 207, Hynes Convention Center
Organizers:
Jemma Lorenat, Pitzer College jemma_lorenat@pitzer.edu
Adrian Rice, RandolphMacon College
Deborah Kent, University of St. Andrews
Daniel E Otero, Xavier University

1:00 p.m.
Everyday Numeracy in the Nineteenth Century: Aspects of Arithmetic in AngloAmerican Society
Adrian Rice*, RandolphMacon College
(11830116981) 
2:00 p.m.
Quaternions at Twilight: The final mathematical work of Mary Somerville
Brigitte Stenhouse*, University of Toronto
(11830116998) 
2:30 p.m.
William Kingdon Clifford's evolutionary approach to mathematics and his posthumous reputation, 18601880
Sylvia Nickerson*, University of Toronto
(11830121682) 
3:00 p.m.
Russell on the foundations of mathematics, early 1901
Alejandro R. Garciadiego*, UNAM, Mexico
(11830119543) 
3:30 p.m.
Discussion 
4:00 p.m.
The four fours and four nines problems revisited
Shawn McMurran, California State University San Bernardino
James J. Tattersall*, Providence College
(11830118964) 
4:30 p.m.
Educating Engineers: Developing Emergency Mathematics Curricula during the Second World War
Brit Shields*, University of Pennsylvania
(11830120345) 
5:00 p.m.
Mathematical Equations as Illustrative Tools: The Hidden Social Work of Mathematics in Biology
Abigail TaylorRoth*, University of Chicago
(11830117953) 
5:30 p.m.
Mathematics in a Children's Classic: Norton Juster's The Phantom Tollbooth
Thomas L Drucker*, University of WisconsinWhitewater
(11830121060)

1:00 p.m.