Author Archives: Beth Malmskog

stories

Math needs more stories. All kinds of stories: about where ideas come from and what they mean; about the people who do math–how, why, and where they came from; about the beautiful and messed up parts of the community, and … Continue reading

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Building Locality

My first three years out of graduate school, when I was in visiting positions, I was moving a lot and didn’t have much extra energy to dig into the communities where I lived. I made some great friends, but we … Continue reading

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How many conferences is too many conferences?

Conference folks inside Number Man on MIT campus. Vaguely in rows, from back left to front: Joe Gunther, Frank Thorne, Ben Smith, Colin Weir, Jen Berg, Mckenzie West, Irene Bouw, David Harvey, and my forehead. Hello from the end of … Continue reading

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