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News from the National Math Festival

December 2020  · www.nationalmathfestival.org

Announcing our upcoming 2021 lineup. It's all free. And fun for all ages. Get ready! 
 

From rap to juggling...from a game show to a theater performance...it's all here this spring with the National Math Festival online!

Mark your calendars and register today!

  • Tuesday, January 12, 2021 (1:00 – 2:00 pm ET):
    Math Rap (Double Feature): Music Notes and Professor Lyrical
     
  • Wednesday, January 27, 2021 (1:00 – 2:30 pm ET):
    “Witches of Agnesi” Play Performance (Pre-Recorded) and Panel Discussion (Live)
     
  • Tuesday, February 9, 2021 (1:00 – 2:00 pm ET):
    Mathical Book Prize 2021 Winners Announcement
     
  • Tuesday, February 16, 2021 (1:00 – 2:30 pm ET):
    What’s the Big Idea: Game Show Featuring Students and Mathematicians, Hosted by the Young People’s Project
    Note: This event requires a separate Eventbrite registration. 
     
  • Wednesday, March 17, 2021 (1:00 – 2:30 pm ET):
    Believe-It-Or-Not, It’s Math (x2): Numberphile and Science Circus
Register for NMF Live Performance Series (January – March)
Register for NMF Live Game Show (February 16, 2021)

January Highlights


Join us in January for math, music, and theater, as we celebrate math, hip hop culture, and the perseverance of women in mathematics across the years.

Tuesday, January 12, 2021 (1:00 – 2:00 pm ET): Math Rap (Double Feature)
  • Math Concert with the Music Notes
  • Hip Hop Math with Professor Lyrical

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 (1:00 – 2:30 pm ET): “Witches of Agnesi” Play Performance (Pre-Recorded) and Panel Discussion (Live)
  • Dr. Susan Gerofsky (University of British Columbia)
  • Dr. Moira Chas (Stony Brook University)
  • Dr. Nancy Scherich (University of Toronto)
  • Dr. Shelly Jones (Central Connecticut State University)

Available until Dec. 31: Recordings from the Mathical Book Prize – Live Author Readings


In case you missed it live, you can still enjoy recordings from last week's live author readings. But hurry because they're only available through the end of the year. 

Video from Dec. 9: Tweens and Teens Take on Mathical
Video from Dec. 10: Little Ones Rule with Mathical

For additional resources shared during the events, please visit the Mathical blog for complete details. 

Preview the 2021 NMF Program


Keep up to date with the latest program highlights, including registration links coming in January for the NMF Live Online weekend events (April 16–18, 2021). Visit us here.  

2021 Sponsors


We gratefully thank our 2021 Festival sponsors:
Simons Foundation
Alfred P. Sloan Foundation
National Science Foundation (NSF)
Schmidt Futures
Kavli Foundation
American Mathematical Society (AMS)
Donate to the 2021 Festival
MSRI · IAS · MoMath logos
The 2021 National Math Festival is a program of the Mathematical Sciences Research Institute (MSRI), in cooperation with the Institute for Advanced Study (IAS) and the National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath).

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