European Science Café: Lecture #4

If science is your thing there’s an event coming up that you need to put in your diary. Our European Science Café series continues in May with a lecture entitled ‘Mathematics and Music.’

In this talk Professor of Mathematics Dirk Schlingmann will discuss the relationships between mathematics and music. He will explain in layman’s terms how mathematics can be helpful in understanding musical tone systems, analyzing sound and creating music.

We’re hosting this along with the Consulate General of Germany and the Atlanta European Science Café, here are the details:

When: Wednesday, May 14, 2014
Where: Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta Auditorium
Time: 6pm
Admission: Complimentary

Get the date in your diary! We’re looking forward to seeing you there!

Dirk Schlingman fotoBio:
Dr. Dirk Schlingmann: Dean, College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina Upstate

Dr. Dirk Schlingmann has served as Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences at the University of South Carolina Upstate since July 2010. Before coming to USC Upstate, Dr. Schlingmann served as Chair, Department of Mathematics and Statistics at Eastern Kentucky University and Chair, Department of Mathematics and Computer Science at Bethany College, Bethany, West Virginia. Dr. Schlingmann earned his Ph.D. in mathematics from the Free University of Berlin, Germany, his Masters’ degree in mathematics from the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, and his German Diplom degree in mathematics from the University of Bonn, Germany. Dr. Schlingmann enjoys playing all kinds of music and plays the guitar. Admission is complimentary and open to the public. Doors open at 5:30 pm, and light refreshments will be served.

The Atlanta European Science Café is sponsored by

British Consulate General in Atlanta
Consulate General of France in Atlanta
Alliance Française d’Atlanta
Goethe-Zentrum Atlanta
German Consulate General Atlanta
Consulate General of Switzerland in Atlanta
Consulate General of Ireland Atlanta
Consulate General of Belgium in Atlanta
with organizational assistance from the Atlanta Science Tavern

 

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