Mathematics of Being Human

(Note: one of the authors of the play, Manil Suri, got his PhD from CMU and is an active research mathematician and an active novelist.)

Forwarded from Ivan Yotov:

Dear Colleagues,

As part of Pitt’s “Year of the Humanities,” this week there will be five shows (Wed-Sat) of the play, “The Mathematics of Being Human”.  The play is written by University of Maryland professors Michele Osherow (English) and Manil Suri (Mathematics). The purpose of the play is to raise awareness about the interconnections between different fields. It was recently enthusiastically reviewed in the AMS monthly:

Tickets (free) can be reserved at

I would like to encourage all of you to see the play and I ask you to advertize it in your classes.