Truth Values: One Girl's Romp Through M.I.T.'s Male Math Maze
"Truth Values" is a one-woman show about being a professional woman in a male-dominated field. Performed and written by Gioia De Cari.
Date: Friday, April 13th, 2012
Time: 7:00 pm
Duration: 2 hours
Location: Weitz Center for Creativity Theater
Sponsored by: Mathematics
Contact: Sue Jandro, x4360
Created as a response to former Harvard President Lawrence Summers' now infamous suggestion that women are less represented than men in the sciences because of innate gender differences, "Truth Values" is a true-life tale that offers a humorous, scathing, insightful and ultimately uplifting look at the challenges of being a professional woman in a male-dominated field. Writer/performer and "recovering mathematician" Gioia De Cari brings to life more than 30 characters in a hilarious and deeply touching performance that has earned raves from critics and stirred audiences to standing ovations. A discussion will follow the presentation.
This show is sponsored by:
The Departments of Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science, Economics, Geology, Mathematics, and Physics and Astronomy, as well as the Program in Cognitive Science, the Elizabeth Nason Distinguished Women Visitors Fund, Ethical Inquiry at Carleton, the Gender and Sexuality Center, the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, and the Michael Morrill Fund.
Tickets are free and required for admission. Click here to reserve a seat.