CFP: History and Pedagogy of Mathematics (HPM) Americas Section, Spring 2017 Meeting

March 31-April 2, 2017, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia

We seek a variety of talks on relations between the history and pedagogy of mathematics. At this meeting we hope to feature a special session on the history and pedagogy of mathematics in engineering. We encourage submissions of paper proposals in this area.

Talks will be about 25 minutes long, followed by abundant time for discussion.

Abstracts of proposed talks need to be received by March 1, 2017.

They can either be submitted via our website

Or sent to Dave Roberts at

You can also register for the meeting on the website. The fee schedule is as follows: Standard registration received by March 8: $60.00 Standard registration after March 9: $65.00 Registration for full-time graduate students and K-12 teachers, any time: $10 If you do not wish to use the website for registration, please fill out the attached registration form.

Travel and Lodging information:

The University of Pennsylvania is easily accessible by car, bus, train, and plane. Detailed information is offered by the UPenn Graduate School of Education website. (Detailed directions to the HPM conference location will be provided on the HPM-Americas website closer to the meeting date.)

A block of rooms has been reserved at the Club Quarters Hotel in downtown Philadelphia, which is a short subway ride (or about a mile and a half walk) to the University of Pennsylvania campus. Rooms are $157/night plus tax, and reservations must be received by March 1st to guarantee the room rate. We recommend booking early, as available rooms are limited.

Guests may begin calling at their convenience to make reservations by referencing the group code UOP300 or via this link here.

Member Services can be reached at 203-905-2100 during the hours of:

Mon. – Fri. 7 am – 11 pm

Sat. 9 am – 5 pm

Sun. 10 am – 6 pm

Should you be interested in other forms of accommodation, we recommend exploring options at AirBnb Philadelphia.

Call for papers

Deadline: March 1, 2017

Posted: February 23, 2017