Joint Mathematics Meetings 2017, Atlanta



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Wednesday, January 4


8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. AMS-MAA-ICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, I
International 7, International Level, Marriott Marquis

8:40 a.m.-8:55 a.m., M304, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Read the masters! Learning abstract algebra via Primary Source Projects, Janet Heine Barnett,
MAA Session on Teaching Abstract Algebra: Topics and Techniques, I

2:15 p.m.-6:05 p.m.
AMS-MAA-ICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, II
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis

5:15 p.m. -5:25 p.m., Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Preparing Students for Trigonometry with a Primary Source Project, Daniel E. Otero, 
MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Teaching and Learning Introductory Mathematics

6:00 p.m.-6:30 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Business Meeting International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
 
6:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Reception International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
 
7:00 p.m.-7:50 p.m.
SIGMAA on the History of Mathematics (HOM SIGMAA) Guest Lecture International 6, International Level, Marriott Marquis
Trigonometry and the Challenge of the History of Mathematics.
Glen Van Brummelen, Quest University


Thursday, January 5



Thursday January 5, 2017, 8:00 a.m.-11:50 a.m. AMS-MAA-ICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, III
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2017, 10:00 a.m.-11:10 a.m. MAA General Contributed Paper Session on History or Philosophy of Mathematics
Roswell, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency

Thursday January 5, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m. AMS-MAA-ICHM Special Session on History of Mathematics, IV
International 8, International Level, Marriott Marquis

Thursday January 5, 2:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m., Marquis Ballroom, Marquis Level, Marriott Marquis
Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (poster presentation)
Dominic Klyve, Janet Heine Barnett, Kathleen Clark, Jerry Lodder, Daniel E. Otero, Diana White, Nicholas A. Scoville, MAA/NSF Poster Session: NSF Division of Undergraduate Education Awards in the Mathematical Sciences


Friday, January 6



Friday January 6, 2017, 8:00 a.m.-10:50 a.m. MAA Session on Preserving and Writing the History of Mathematics Departments, I
Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency
 
Friday January 6, 10:00 a.m.- 10:20 a.m., A602, Atrium Level, Marriott Marquis
Collaborative Research: Transforming Instruction in Undergraduate Mathematics via Primary Historical Sources (TRIUMPHS), Nicholas A. Scoville, MAA Invited Paper Session on Research in Improving Undergraduate Mathematical Sciences Education: Examples Supported by the National Science Foundation's IUSE: EHR Program
 
Friday January 6, 2017, 1:00 p.m.-3:50 p.m.
MAA Session on Preserving and Writing the History of Mathematics Departments, II Embassy A, International Tower, LL2, Hyatt Regency

Friday January 6, 3:30 p.m.-3:50 p.m., Regency Ballroom VII, Ballroom Level, Hyatt Regency
Drinking straight from the source: Learning today’s mathematics through its historical roots, Janet Heine Barnett, Presentations by MAA Teaching Award Recipients

Friday January 6, 2017, 4:30p.m.-6:00p.m., Location TBD
Undergraduate Student Poster Session. HOM-related posters include:
  • Jonathan Murdock and Taner Kiral, Wabash College, The Four Curves of Alexis Clairaut



Saturday, January 7 



Saturday January 7, 2017, 8:45 a.m.-8:55 a.m., Kennesaw, Conference Level, Hyatt Regency
Distance in Geometry, Jerry Lodder, MAA General Contributed Paper Session on Geometry