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Category Archives: intersectionality
Trans Day of Visibility: a reading list
Today, March 31st, is Transgender Day of Visibility. As seen on the left (taken from the banner on the community’s Facebook page), the day is more than just about visibility. Again, from their page, “March 31st is Transgender Day of … Continue reading
Complicit Function Theorem
This week, I was separated by small degrees from two separate acts of terrorism motivated by hate. (1) Students and faculty/staff on my campus had set up a local version of The Clothesline Project, in which survivors of sexual violence … Continue reading
Why I’m leaving a Research I University for a Liberal Arts College
I knew at a pretty early stage in my life — my freshman year of college, to be exact — that I wanted to become a research mathematician. I have degrees from fancy research universities and had visiting positions at fancy … Continue reading
Get Off The Road
Many reliable mathematical models of the environment say we are destroying this planet with $CO_2$ (carbon dioxide) or at least making it uninhabitable for human culture as we know it within a couple of generations. What responsibility do we, as … Continue reading
Love $\simeq$ love : A celebration of LGBT+ Mathematicians
Today is the anniversary of the Stonewall riots, which are now known as the beginning of a new age of LGBT+ activism around the world. On June 28, 1970, the first gay pride parades took place, which have now become … Continue reading
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Feminist Theory and Research Methodologies for More Socially Affirming Undergraduate Mathematics Education
Gender research in education explores, among other things, the possible reasons for women’s lower rates of achievement and retention than those of men across STEM fields including mathematics. However, much of this scholarship, particularly in mathematics education, limits its analyses … Continue reading
Supremum/Supremacy
I’m going to say something political that some of you may not like. In the spirit of The Oatmeal, I’m going to ask you to read to the end before you decide that I cannot possibly have said what I … Continue reading
Math education in the Berkeley Hills: CIME 2017
(Guest post by Dagan Karp.) I want to tell you about CIME, a super awesome workshop, even though it’s problematic in some of the ways that academic researchfocused workshops tend to be, in my experience. What the *#&% is CIME … Continue reading