2019 Festival: Mathematics for Human Flourishing (2:00pm showing) | National Math Festival
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2019 Festival: Mathematics for Human Flourishing (2:00pm showing)

Saturday May 4, 2019 from 2:00pm - 2:45pm ET

Some think of mathematics as cold, lifeless, and unemotional. But mathematics can be a hopeful vehicle for building virtue and helping people flourish, and the practice of mathematics can help people connect to their deeply human desires — to play, to seek truth, pursue beauty, to explore freedom, to build community. I will share what a prison inmate has taught me about doing mathematics well.

This presentation repeats the session taking place from 11:30am – 12:15pm.

ASL interpretation will be provided at this event from 2:00pm – 2:45pm.

Room 201, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

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Dr. Francis Su

Dr. Francis Su is Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College, and past president of the Mathematical Association of America... Learn more