Room 206, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level

14-18 18+
3:15pm - 4:00pm

Math, Music, History: 300 Years in 30 Minutes

Would you cook dinner from a 300-year-old recipe book? Make clothes from a 300-year-old pattern? Undergo treatment from a 300-year-old medical manuscript? Probably not. But what about playing a 300-year-old piece of music? Or studying a 300-year-old mathematical idea? Math and music seem to age better than some other aspects of human culture. Come take a tour of some highlights over the past few hundred years, with mathematician and violinist Dr. Lillian Pierce.

This lecture is generously supported by the American Mathematical Society (AMS).

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This presentation repeats the session taking place from 11:30am – 12:15pm in Room 207a, Level 2.

Presented by:

Dr. Lillian Pierce

Duke University

Dr. Lillian Pierce grew up home-schooled in a small town in California, where she developed a life-long fondness for Renaissance music and perfectly ripe avocados. She then studied mathematics at…