Mathematics Awareness Month Public Lecture Series

Mathematics Awareness Month is held each year in April. Its goal is to increase public understanding of and appreciation for mathematics. To that end Cornell's Department of Mathematics sponsors an annual public lecture in keeping with each year's theme. To learn more about Mathematics Awareness Month, its history and previous years’ themes, visit

Upcoming Lectures

Alberto A. Martínez, University of Texas at Austin
Pythagoras and Other Fictions: Do we need them in math?

Thursday, April 13, 2017 - 4:30 p.m. - 251 Malott Hall

If you need accommodations to participate in this event, please contact Heather Peterson.

Previous Lectures in the Series