Special performance in English on May 11, 2023, in honor of the International Day of Women in MathematicsFreie Universität Berlin will host a theater performance about mathematician Emmy Noether (1882-1935) on May 11. The piece "Diving into Math with Emmy Noether" will be performed in English by the Portraittheater Vienna and presents the life and accomplishments of one of the most influential mathematicians of the twentieth century. The theater performance is taking place as part a two-day series of events in honor of International Day of Women in Mathematics. Admission is free. Advance registration is required.
Emmy Noether’s works and teachings left a lasting mark on modern algebra, opening new avenues for a modern structural perspective in mathematics. Noether began her studies at a time when women were only beginning to break down the barriers that prevented them from entering the doors of German universities. She eventually overcame even stronger resistance when she applied for the right to teach at a German university. It took her four years before she acquired that certification (Habilitation) in Göttingen on June 4, 1919, after submitting a thesis in which she solved one of the central problems in Einstein’s general theory of relativity. To celebrate the centenary of this event and the career of a unique personality in the history of mathematics, the ensemble Portraittheater Vienna produced a biographical play, directed by Sandra Schüddekopf and starring Anita Zieher as Emmy.
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