The Department of Statistics, in partnership with the Department of Mathematics, the Department of Applied Mathematics and the Simons Laufer Mathematical Sciences Institute, will be hosting a free public screening of the movie Journeys of Black Mathematicians: Forging Resilience.
Location: Kane Hall, 110
Date: Thursday, February 15, 2024
Time: 6:00 pm – 8:30 pm
The film traces the evolution of a culture of Black scholars, scientists and educators in the United States. It follows the stories of prominent pioneers, showing how the challenges they faced and their triumphs are reflected in the experiences of today's mid-career Black mathematicians. With over 50 individuals featured, Forging Resilience is the first of two documentary films, with the second one’s release anticipated to 2025.
The screening will be followed by a Q&A session with Director George Csicsery and a reception at Kane Hall’s Walker-Ames room.
Admission is free, but we ask that you RSVP at this link.