I have been a part of the Macomb Multicultural International Initiatives (MMII) since I started at Macomb in 2011. Through MMII, I have had the opportunity to work with students and community members on many “Math and Culture” events. Here are some highlights of this work:

**Library Fair Student-Created Displays**

Year |
Attendance |
Topic |
Pictures |

2019 | Times of the world 1939-1945 | Pictures | |

2018 | 993 | Mathematics of the Harlem Renaissance Exhibit | Pictures |

2017 | 1,008 | Mathematics of Macomb County Exhibit | Pictures | Picture |

Fall 2016 | Innovations in Mathematics: Student-Created Exhibit* | ||

Winter 2016 | 792 | Canadian Statisticians Exhibit | |

2015 | 802 | Mathematics Exhibit: Detroit | Pictures |

Fall 2014 | Innovations in Mathematics* | ||

Winter 2014 | Mathematicians of Muslim Descent: Cultural Display | Pictures | |

Fall 2013 | Polish Mathematicians & Statisticians | Pictures | Picture | Picture | |

Winter 2013 | Mathematicians of China | Pictures | |

2013 | Innovation in Math | 2013 Library Fair | Picture | |

Winter 2012 | Russian Mathematicians | 2012 Library Fair | |

Fall 2012 | Indian Mathematicians | Pictures |

***Projects from the Innovations in Mathematics Displays**

Math for Education

Discrete Mathematics

Calculus

Everyday Math (Math for Liberal Arts)

Statistics**Mathematics and Film Discussions**

Semester |
Film |
Discussion Questions |

Fall 2018 | Fermat’s Last Theorem | Questions |

Winter 2018 | Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room | Questions |

Fall 2017 | The Big Short | |

Winter 2017 | The Man Who Knew Infinity | Questions |

Fall 2015 | N is A Number: Portrait of Paul ErÖs | Questions |

Winter 2015 | 21 | Questions |

Fall 2014 | Good Will Hunting | Questions |

Winter 2014 | A Beautiful Mind | Questions |

Fall 2013 | Proof | Questions |

Winter 2013 | Stand and Deliver | Questions |

**Other Events**

Poor Economics Book Discussion – April 1, 2019

This is the audio of the discussion of the book, “Poor Economics,” given by Prof. Trueman and Prof. Oaks on Tuesday, April 1, 2019, at the Macomb Community College South Campus Library.

A Russian Childhood – Book Discussion

This is a discussion of the book, “A Russian Childhood,” given by Prof. Oaks on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at the Macomb Community College South Campus Library.

A Curious History of Mathematics by Professor Oaks

Poor Economics Book Discussion – January 30, 2018

This is a discussion of the book, “Poor Economics,” given by Prof. Trueman and Prof. Oaks on Tuesday, January 30, 2018, at the Macomb Community College South Campus Library.

The Crest of the Peacock Book Discussion – October 2017

A Midwestern Asian-American’s Story

My presentation from the 2016 Midwest Institute Conference.

** Thinking in Numbers **book discussion

Fall 2014