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Dinner + trip to see "Proof"

by

Professors Alan Taylor and Karl Zimmermann
Union College

October 2, 2002
5 pm
Old Chapel


Abstract:

The first event of the Fall term is a trip to Albany to see an award-winning play about Mathematicians and Mathematics: "Proof," by David Auburn. 5 PM: Dinner, Old Chapel Includes brief presentations by Professors Taylor and Zimmermann on connections between the play and real events, real mathematicians. 6:20 PM: Depart by car for Albany 7:30 PM: Play begins at the Capital Repertory Theater Total Cost is $10, for ticket + dinner. Thanks to the Capital Rep for a discount, and to an Intellectual Enrichment Grant from Union for paying most of the rest.

Sign up for tickets: Mon. & Tues., Sept. 30 and Oct. 1 Sign up in the Mathematics Office, Bailey 202, and pay at the time you sign up for the ticket. Soon after "Proof," Professor Karl Zimmermann will give a follow-up talk on a topic in Number Theory.


For additional information, send e-mail to math@union.edu or call (518) 388-6246.
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