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

2016 Library Fair

More Pictures

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