The National Math Festival will feature Navajo Math Circles on Saturday, April 22, 10 a.m., as part of an all-day free, public program at the Washington Convention Center in Washington, D.C. The math festival brings together some of the most fascinating mathematicians of our time to inspire and challenge participants to see math in new and exciting ways. Offerings include lectures, hands-on demos, art, films, performances, puzzles, games, children's book readings, and more. Read about Navajo Math Circles and watch the festival video.
Zala Films has completed two short videos for the Navajo Nation Math Circles project. They can be viewed at the project's website.
The Navajo Math Circles Project (5:42) is an introductory piece, and Navajo Math Wrangle (12:48) presents a deeper view of the problem-solving approaches taken at the Navajo Math Circles when they are set in an exciting and competitive yet collaborative milieu.
See Navajo Math Circles and participate in a post-film discussion with Dr. Hugo Rossi of the University of Utah and Curtis Frazier of Utah State University, Blanding Campus, on Tuesday, March 14, at 7 p.m. The Utah Film Center event, presented in partnership with the Natural History Museum of Utah and The City Library, will be held at The City Library, 210 E. 400 S. Salt Lake City.
Navajo Math Circles screens twice at the Sedona International Film Festival in Arizona--Wednesday, February 22, at 6 p.m., and Saturday, February 25, at 3 p.m. Filmmaker George Csicsery and mathematician Matthias Kawski will be present at the Q&A sessions following the screenings, along with some Navajo students and parents appearing in the film.
Mathematician Tatiana Shubin will be present at the free screening of Navajo Math Circles on Monday, February 6, at 6:30 p.m., at Circle Cinema, 10 South Lewis Avenue, Tulsa, Oklahoma. A co-founder and co-director of the Navajo Nation Math Circles Project, Dr. Shubin will participate in a Q&A following the screening. The event is co-sponsored by Circle Cinema, the University of Tulsa, the Tulsa Math Teachers' Circle and the Tulsa Math Girls' Circle with support from the Flint Family Foundation. Visit the Tulsa Math Teachers' Circle site for more info.