Loading Events

« All Events

  • This event has passed.

Uniform Convergence: A One-Woman Play

February 22, 2019 @ 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Uniform Convergence is a one-woman play, written and performed by mathematics graduate student Corrine Yap. It juxtaposes the stories of two women trying to find their place in a white male-dominated academic world. The first is of historical Russian mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya, who was lauded as a pioneer for women in science but only after years of struggle for recognition. Her life’s journey is told through music and movement, in both Russian and English. The second is of a fictional Asian-American woman, known only as “Professor”, trying to cope with the prejudice she faces in the present. As she teaches an introductory real analysis class, she uses mathematical concepts to draw parallels to the race and gender conflicts she encounters in society today.

See https://www.corrineyap.com/uniformconvergence/ for more information about the play.

Details

Date:
February 22, 2019
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Millikan 1051, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
+ Google Map

Other

Speaker Name
Corrine Yap

Details

Date:
February 22, 2019
Time:
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Event Category:

Venue

Millikan 1051, Pomona College
610 N. College Ave.
Claremont, CA 91711 United States
+ Google Map

Other

Speaker Name
Corrine Yap