Mathematical Images and Identities: Education, entertainment, social justice -- Mathematical Images and Gender Identities


blogs and other writing

Weblog - Book Chapters - Keynotes - Conference papers - Web Material - Workshops and other stuff

Weblog

See the MII weblog at http://blogs.londonmet.ac.uk/mii/

Book Chapters (forthcoming)

Mendick, H., Moreau, M. P. & Epstein, D. (forthcoming) Special cases: neoliberalism, choice and mathematics education, in: L. Black, H. Mendick & Y. Solomon (Eds) Mathematical Relationships in Education: identities & participation, New York, Routledge.
Moreau, M. P., Mendick, H. & Epstein, D. (forthcoming) ‘Terrified, mortified, petrified, stupefied by you’ … and gendered? Constructions of ‘mathematical man’ in popular culture, in: E. Watson & J. Kille (Eds) Contemporary Mediated Masculinities.

Keynotes and invited talks

Heather Mendick gave a keynote talk which used some material from this project at the PREMA conference in Barcelona, 25th-26th January, 2007, entitled: 'I could always just play': gender and mathematical ability.

Heather Mendick gave a keynote talk based on the project at the Mathematics, Science and Technology in the Body of Education conference in Volos, 18th-19th December, 2007, entitled Undoing mathematics?, Fantasies of gender and mathematics.

Heather Mendick gave an invited talk based on the project to the annual conference of the Heads of Department of Mathematical Sciences in Birmingham, 7th-8th April, entitled: Imagining mathematicians: issues of gender

Conference papers

Mendick, H., Hollingworth, S., Moreau, M. P. & Epstein, D. (2007) Being a sumbody: new stories of choosing mathematics, Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 27(3), 84-89 (presented at Northampton, 17 November)

Mendick, H., Moreau, M.-P. and Epstein, D. (2007) Looking for Mathematics. Paper presented to the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics day conference, London South Bank University, March. (Proceedings of the British Society for Research into Learning Mathematics, 27(1), 60-65)

Moreau, M.-P. Mendick, H. and Epstein, D. (2007) Gendered, ‘raced’ and classed: constructions of mathematicians in popular culture. Paper presented to the Gender and Education conference, Trinity College Dublin, 28-30 March

Epstein, D., Mendick, H. and Moreau, M.-P. (2007) Absolute cultures: mathematics education meets cultural studies. Paper presented to the Cultural Studies Now, London, 19-22 June.

Moreau, M.-P., Mendick, H. and Epstein, D. (2007) Mathematical futures or domestic happiness: constructions of mathematicians’ working and domestic lives in popular culture and schools. Paper presented to the Gender Work and Organisation conference, Keele, 27-29 June.

Mendick, H., Epstein, D. and Moreau, M.-P. (2007) Mathematical Images and Identities: education, entertainment, social justice. Paper presented to the Mathematical Images and Identities: End of Award Event, London Metropolitan University, 12 July.

Epstein, D. Moreau, M.-P. and Mendick, H. (2007) Imagining the mathematician: young people talking about popular representations of maths. Paper presented to the British Educational Research Association conference, Institute of Education, London, 5-8 September.

Web Material

National Centre for Excellence in the Teaching of Mathematics material (Mathematical Images and Identities article)

Maths and popular culture mathmapedia entry

Workshops and other stuff

Heather Mendick led a session of the Critical Mathematics Education Group based on this project on 27th March, 2007. This group meets termly at Sheffield Hallam University.


Heather Mendick led a session based on this project called ‘Moving Images of Maths’ at the Mathematical Association conference, held at Keele University, 11-14th April, 2007.

Heather Mendick led a session based on this project called ‘Popular Mathematics?’ at the Association of Teachers of Mathematics conference, held at Loughborough University, 2nd-5th April, 2007.

Mendick, H., Epstein, D. & Moreau, M. P. (2007) Moving Images of Maths, Primary Mathematics, 11(3), 26-27.

The final report to the ESRC is available here

Times Educational Supplement article: A Good Deal for Maths by Helen Ward, 20/7/2007