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Public Lecture-The Mathematics of Gift Exchange in the Brazilian Amazon
Thursday, June 8, 2006 - 7:00pm to Thursday, June 8, 2006 - 9:00pm

Reflecting the core principle that mathematics is a pancultural human activity, the speakers will explore the diversity of mathematical practices in peoples lives.

Lecture by : Dr. Mariana Ferreira, Anthropology, San Francisco State University

Native American Student and Community Center, 710 S.W. Jackson, Portland, OR 97207

This public lecture is part of a series sponsored by the Graduate School of Education, Diversity Action Council of the President's Diversity Initiative/Center for Academic Excellence; Internationalization Action Council of the President's Internationalization Initiative; Department of Computer Science; Department of Curriculum and Instruction; Continuing Education, Center for Teaching and Learning in the West; Leadership in Ecology, Culture and Learning; AISES; Association for Asian Pacific American Leadership in Education.

Students: For course credit information contact Swapna Mukhopadhyay, swapna@pdx.edu