# Events for October 13, 2021

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## 4:30 pm

### What we talk about when we talk about math (Prof. Lillian Pierce)

Title: What we talk about when we talk about math Speaker: Prof. Lillian Pierce, Nicholas J. and Theresa M. Leonardy Professor of Mathematics at Duke University Abstract: In 1864, the mathematician J. J. Sylvester wrote: May not Music be described as the Mathematics of the sense, Mathematics as Music of the reason?...Thus the musician feels […]

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