About Uniform Convergence
Uniform Convergence is a one-woman play, written and performed by mathematics graduate student Corrine Yap. It juxtaposes the stories of two women trying to find their place in a white male-dominated academic world. The first is of historical Russian mathematician Sofia Kovalevskaya, who was lauded as a pioneer for women in science but only after years of struggle for recognition. Her life's journey is told through music and movement, in both Russian and English. The second is of a fictional Asian-American woman, known only as "Professor", trying to cope with the prejudice she faces in the present. As she teaches an introductory real analysis class, she uses mathematical concepts to draw parallels to the race and gender conflicts she encounters in society today.
AMS inclusion/exclusion blog post (October 9, 2018)
Westover School review (April 5, 2018)
Yale production photos (November 10, 2017)
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Pomona College - sponsored by AWM
Ithaca College - math colloquium
Avenues: The World School
Yale University - sponsored by Dimensions at Yale
Rutgers University - math colloquium