May 25, 2011

Spicuiri: Matematica şi poezia

Dr. Monica Patriche în cotidianul LUMINA - Opinii, Miercuri, 25 Mai 2011
Ca la carte :
Matematica şi poezia

Părintele Arsenie Praja, pustnicul din Apuseni

Cotidanul LUMINA
Reportaj - Marti, 24 Mai 2011

„Vine el Paştele şi o să fie şi mai frumos!“ :
Părintele Arsenie Praja, pustnicul din Apuseni
de Dumitru Manolache

Fotografie (din chilia Părintelui Ghelasie de la Frăsinei):
Arsenie Praja Pustnicul şi bătrânul Petre (© Florin Caragiu)

May 24, 2011

Research, persons and participative experience

On Mathematical Trips, a few thoughts about undergraduate research, persons and their participative experience. Indeed, the complexities of (undergraduate) research that even an otherwise well prepared academic (mentor) faces, ultimately point to persons (as in real persons, and not ``the idea of a person''), and their participative experience.

May 20, 2011

Spicuiri: Vasko Popa's Forgetful Number

A Forgetful Number - a poem by Vasko Popa (who "was the first [poet] in post-World War II Yugoslavia to break with the Socialist Realism") in the volume Secondary Heaven (Collected Poems), "Yawn of Yawns" (1968).

Image source (Riemann zeta function ζ(s) in the complex plane).

May 4, 2011

The Way Back (2010)

A review in Slate Magazine about "Hollywood's first film about the Soviet Gulag" - here.
Washington Post Review

Teaching matters

Teaching awards received - in 2010 and 2011 (the latest on May 2nd, which just happens to be Nana's birthday).