# Mathematical Gazette

The *Mathematical Gazette* is published weekly, currently by the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Mathematical Sciences Department. It provides a list of mathematical seminars and colloquia in the Massachusetts area. Please send all announcements to ma-gazette@wpi.edu by noon on Thursday of the week preceding the talk.

## OCTOBER 27 - 31, 2014

**MONDAY, October 27, 2014**

**12:15
NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY GEOMETRY-ALGEBRA-SINGULARITIES-COMBINATORICS SEMINAR
**Ramis Movassagh (Northeastern University), “Eigenvalue Attraction,” Northeastern University, 511 Lake Hall.

http://www.math.neu.edu/content/geometry-algebra-singularities-combinatorics

**Tom Emmerling (Syracuse University), “Portfolio Balance Effects and the Fed's Large-Scale Asset Purchases,” Stratton Hall Room 308.**

4:00

WPI STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS COMMON

4:00

WPI STOCHASTIC ANALYSIS COMMON

http://www.wpi.edu/academics/math/news.html

**4:15**

BOSTON UNIVERSITY NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR

Chao Li (Harvard), “Level raising mod 2 and arbitrary 2-Selmer ranks,” MCS B21, 111 Cummington Mall. Tea and Cookies in MCS 144 at 4:00pm.

BOSTON UNIVERSITY NUMBER THEORY SEMINAR

http://math.bu.edu/research/algebra/seminar.html

TUESDAY, October 28, 2014

**2:30
MIT PHYSICAL MATHEMATICS SEMINAR
**Bin Liu (Cornell University and University of California, Merced), “The Effect of Cell Motion on the Motility of Flagellated Bacteria,” Building E17, Room 122. Reception following in Building E17, Room 401A (Math Dept. Common Room).

http://math.mit.edu/pms/

**WEDNESDAY, October 29, 2014
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**THURSDAY, October 30, 2014
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**FRIDAY, October 31, 2014
11:00
WPI MATHEMATICAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT COLLOQUIUM
**L.I.Manevitch (Russian Academy of Sciences), “Energy exchange, localization and transfer in nonlinear oscillatory chains and nanostructures (resonance non-stationary dynamics),”

Stratton Hall Room 203. Refreshments at 10:30 in the Mathematical Sciences Department Lounge, SH108.

http://www.wpi.edu/academics/math/news.html

**4:00**

TUFTS UNIVERSITY MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM

Patricia Garmirian (Tufts University), “A New and Direct Proof of the Central Limit Theorem,” Bromfield-Pearson Building, Room 101.

TUFTS UNIVERSITY MATHEMATICS COLLOQUIUM

http://math.tufts.edu/seminars/

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