Northwestern University Mathematical Calendar
Special Seminar
Year 1999-2000


Wednesday, January 0, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Calendar Conundrums
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, January 12, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Calendar Conundrums
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #1
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, January 18, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 2, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway ,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Archimedes and His World
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #2
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, January 26, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Cantor's Infinities
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #3
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, January 27, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Leo Butler,   Queen's University
Title: TBA
Contact info here


Wednesday, February 2, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Surreal Numbers
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #4
Abstract and details available


Friday, February 4, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Yitwah Cheung,   UIC
Title: Failure of Ergodicity in a (Rational) Billiard
Abstract and details available


Tuesday, February 8, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 3:00pm
Victoria Sadovskaya,   Pennsylvania State University
Title: Multifractal formalism and dynamical systems
Contact info here


Wednesday, February 9, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 2:00pm
Boris Kalinin,   Pennsylvania State University
Title: Measure-theoretic rigidity of higher-rank abelian actions
Contact info here
Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Goedel and Undecidability
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #5
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, February 16, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway ,   Nemmers Prize Lectures #6
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Geometry, Logic, and Physics
Abstract and details available


Tuesday , February 22, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 104, 3:00pm
Professor Mikhail Grinberg,   MIT
Title: Self-Indexing and Perverse Sheaves
Abstract and details available


Wednesday, February 23, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Escher and Symmetry
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #7
Abstract and details available


Friday, February 25, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Martina Bode,   Wellesley College
Title: Presentation on Calculus Teaching
Contact info here


Wednesday, March 1, 2000

Special Seminar       Tech LR 3, 4:00pm
Professor John H. Conway,  
Title: Thinking About Mathematics (and Many Other Things): Finally, Fun
Special Note: Nemmers Prize Lectures #8
Abstract and details available


Friday, March 10, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 2pm
Timothy Comar ,  
Title: Presentation on Calculus
Contact info here


Wednesday, May 10, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Christopher Flannery, (NU Ph.D, '94),  
Title: Life on the Outside
Contact info here


Wednesday, August 16, 2000

Special Seminar       Lunt 105, 4:10pm
Professor Henry Warchall ,   National Science Foundation
Title: NSF Through the Eyes of a Mathematics Program Director
Abstract and details available



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