Math Encounters: "The Fabric of Symmetry: Connecting Mathematics and Fiber Arts" with Susan Goldstine

02/05/2018 3:34 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

For those of you who haven't already registered for the next Math Encounters presentation, we are happy to announce that Susan Goldstine will be presenting "The Fabric of Symmetry: Connecting Mathematics and Fiber Arts" on Wednesday, February 7.

About the talk: What do knitting, embroidery, and beadwork tell us about symmetry?  What does symmetry tell us about design in textiles?  Join us in an exploration of contemporary mathematical fiber arts with Susan Goldstine, Professor of Mathematics at St. Mary’s College of Maryland and Associate Editor of the Journal of Mathematics and the Arts.  Special introduction by Robert P. Crease, Chair of the Department of Philosophy, Stony Brook University.

MoMath is pleased to offer two sessions of the upcoming Math Encounters presentation.  The first will begin promptly at 4:00 pm, with light refreshments served afterward.  The second will begin promptly at 7:00 pm, with light refreshments served beforehand, at 6:30 pm.  Both presentations will be held at MoMath, which is located at 11 E 26th Street in Manhattan.

Note that if you are waitlisted, you will not be admitted to the seating area until all registered participants have been accommodated.

Register for the 4:00 pm presentation

Register for the 7:00 pm presentation

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