Indigenising University Mathematics

Tentative Programme

This is an outline of the plan, and is not yet set in stone. All events are located at the Birabahn Building, The Wollotuka Institute with some online options.

Monday 20th September 2021
Time - AEST Activity Details
9:00 - 10:00 Coffee
10:00 - 10:30 Welcome Kathy Butler + Nathan Towney + an elder + Maths/stats persons
10:30 - 11:00 Yarn Why are we all here?
11:00 - 11:30 Morning tea Fire + encouraged to explore cultural trail
11:30 - 12:00 Theme 1: Reimagining the present Kathy Butler, Tammy Small and Mark Maclean
12:00 - 12:30 Yarm What does Theme 1 mean to us?
12:30 - 13:30 Lunch BBQ
13:30 - 14:00 Theme 2: Country Jade Kennedy and Maureen Edwards
14:00 - 14:30 Yarn What does Theme 2 mean to us?
14:30 - 15:00 Afternoon tea
15:00 - 15:30 Theme 3: Language and oral traditions Dan Collins and Rowena Ball
15:30 - 16:00 Yarn What does Theme 3 mean to us?
Time for people to rest, hang out
18:00 -> Dinner at Wollotuka Guest speaker


Tuesday 21st September 2021
Time - AEST Activity Details
7:30 - 8:00 Coffee
8:00 - 8:30 Theme 4: Indigenous Mathematics Edward Doolittle and Naomi Borwein
8:30 - 9:00 Yarn What does Theme 4 mean to us?
9:00 - 9:30 Breakfast
9:30 - 10:00 Theme 5: Traditional Knowledge Henry Fowler and Veselin Jungic
10:00 - 10:30 Yarn What does Theme 5 mean to us?
10:30 - 11:00 Morning tea
11:00 - 11:30 Theme 6: Love and Pedagogy Michael Donovan and Jo-ann Larkins
11:30 - 12:00 Yarn What does Theme 6 mean to us?
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch
13:00 - 14:10 Community contributions
14:10 - 14:40 Yarn
14:40 - 15:10 Afternoon tea
15:10 - 15:30 AustMS and Stats Society
15:30 - 16:00 Address by an Elder
16:00 - 17:00 Yarn Collecting our thoughts
17:00 - 17:30 Drinks at Wollotuka and goodbye