Invitation
Opening Night:
Shashi Tharoor + Somini Sengupta
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Closing Night:
Preet Bharara
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Oct 8th Session 1A
Oct 8th Session 1B
Oct 8th Session 2A
Oct 8th Session 2B
Oct 8th Session 3A
Oct 8th Session 3B
Oct 8th Session 4A
Oct 8th Session 4B
Oct 8th Session 5A
Oct 8th Session 5B
 
Oct 9th Session 1A
Oct 9th Session 1B
Oct 9th Session 2A
Oct 9th Session 2B
Oct 9th Session 3A
Oct 9th Session 3B
Oct 9th Session 4A
Oct 9th Session 4B
Oct 9th Session 5A
Oct 9th Session 5B
 
Reviews
 
Call For Submission
Past Festival
2015
  

THIRD ANNUAL IAAC LITERARY FESTIVAL
NYU Kimmel Center, 9th Floor, 60 Washington Square South, NYC 
OCTOBER 7-9, 2016
 
Sunday October 9, 2016. 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
 
Session 3A
Ramanujan's Legacy
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Ken Ono in conversation with Manjul Bhargava
 
Fields medal Mathematician Manjul Bhargava engages Ken Ono in a discussion about his life and work based on  Mathematics prodigy Srinivas Ramanujan.
 
Ken Ono
Ken Ken Ono is the Asa Griggs Candler Professor of Mathematics at Emory University and a Fellow of the American Mathematical Society. He has received many awards for his research in number theory, including a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Packard Fellowship, and a Sloan Fellowship. He was awarded a Presidential Career Award by Bill Clinton in a ceremony at the White House in 2000, and in 2005 he was named the National Science Foundationís Distinguished Teaching Scholar. Ono served as Associate Producer and Consultant for the forthcoming film on the life and work of Ramanujan, The Man Who Knew Infinity. Additionally, he serves as Editor-in-Chief for several journals, including Research in the Mathematical Sciences and Research in Number Theory, and he is an Editor of The Ramanujan Journal. He also serves as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board for Graduate Texts in Mathematics.
 
My Search for Ramanujan

Manjul Bhargava
Manjul Bhargava Manjul Bhargava is the R. Brandon Fradd Professor of Mathematics at Princeton University, and also holds Adjunct Professor positions at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research in Mumbai, at IIT-Bombay, and at the University of Hyderabad.† He also holds the Stieltjes Chair, an endowed Professorship at Leiden University in the Netherlands. He is recognized worldwide as one of the foremost mathematicians of our times and one of the leading experts in Number
Theory, a branch of Mathematics in which he has made several pioneering breakthroughs.† Professor Bhargava is also widely acclaimed for his teaching and his efforts to disseminate mathematics and improve mathematics education around the world, not surprisingly making him one of the most sought-after teachers and public speakers in the subject.† In addition, he is an accomplished tabla player and classical Indian musician, and holds deep rooted interests in Indian languages, particularly Sanskrit.
In August 2014, Professor Bhargava was awarded the 2014 Fields Medal, considered the highest honor a mathematician can receive. Professor Bhargava is the first mathematician of Indian origin to receive the Fields Medal, known as the "Nobel Prize of Mathematics". In 2015, Professor Bhargava was awarded the Padma Bhushan from the President of India.
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