TEXTS: a list of readings.
This course is not the standard verion of Math 452/552 History of
Mathematics. This semester, I will focus on the history of women in
mathematics, from Hypathia of Alexandria to modern times, together with the
study of social conditioning, education of women and gender issues.
The format of the class will be a seminar. As such, attendance is required and students are expected to contribute to in-class discussions. You may be call on to sumarized readings.
Students will research the biographies and works of selected women and/or social problems/issues pertaining the education of women, write a report on them and present it to the class.
You are responsible for all material covered and all announcements and assignments made at each class, whether you are present or not. You are also responsible for announcements made on the web page, so check it often.
When writing up work, be sure to give acknowledgment where it is due. Submitting someone else's work as your own (PLAGIARISM) is a serious violation of the University's Academic Integrity Code.