Amanda Folsom

Professor and Department Chair

Amherst College
Department of Mathematics and Statistics
Amherst, MA 01002




2020-2021
Isaac Newton Institute, Cambridge, England     May/June (dates TBD), 2021*
• Algebra/Number Theory LGBTQ+, Toronto, invited plenary speaker     June 2021* (event pending)
Vanderbilt Number Theory Seminar (Zoom), speaker,December 8, 2020
UCLA Number Theory Seminar (Zoom), speaker,December 7, 2020
Heilbronn Number Theory Seminar, Bristol, UK (Zoom), speaker,December 2, 2020
• Central Univ. of Himachal Pradesh, India (Zoom), conference
    speaker (for undergrads.),
September 15, 2020
Women in Numbers 5, BIRS Banff, Canada, project leader     virtual program 2020
Math. Forschungsinsitut Oberwolfach, Germany     Aug. 30 - Sep. 5, 2020**
        *travel or event pending due to Covid-19
2019-2020
Northeast REU Minisymposium     July 30, 2020
MAA Mathfest, Philadelphia     July 29 - Aug. 1, 2020**
100 Years of Mock Theta Functions, Vanderbilt Univ., speaker     May 18 - 19, 2020**
Western New England University, PME induction speaker         April 14, 2020**
AMS Graduate Student Conference, Brown Univ., keynote speaker     April 3, 2020**
      **travel or event canceled or postponed due to Covid-19
AMS-MAA Joint Mathematics Meetings, Denver
    AWM/Spectra panelist, AMS special session speaker, and co-organizer
  January 15 - 18, 2020
• Fairfield University, colloquium speaker     Nov. 21, 2019
Fall 2018/Spring 2019
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton     Member & von Neumann Fellow, Spring (2019)
    sabbatical
Arithmetic, geometry, modular forms: Bill Duke conference,
ETH Zurich
(speaker)
    June 17-21, (2019)
The Legacy of Ramanujan: Berndt's 80th Birthday Conference (plenary speaker)     June 6-9, (2019)
McGill University (colloquium)     May 9-10, (2019)
University of Pennsylvania (seminar speaker)     April 8, (2019)
AMS Western Sectional Meeting, U. Hawaii Manoa (co-organizer + speaker)     March 22-24, (2019)
Hawaii Number Theory (HINT) (speaker)     March 18-21, (2019)
Modularity and 3-manifolds, ICERM (Brown) (speaker)     March 8-10, (2019)
Bryn Mawr & Haverford Colleges (colloquium speaker)     February 18-19, (2019)
IAS Princeton (Member seminar speaker)     February 11, (2019)
MAA Invited Address, AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, Baltimore (plenary speaker)     January 16-19, (2019)
Rice University (colloquium speaker)     November 15, (2018)
Simons Foundation, Annual MPS Meeting, NYC     October 18-19, (2018)
Royal Society London (invited speaker)     October 15-16, (2018)
Fall 2017/Spring 2018
CTNT 2018 , School & Conference, UConn (speaker)     May 31, (2018)
32nd Automorphic Forms Workshop (co-organizer)     March 19-22, (2018)
Modular Forms and Quantum Knot Invariants, BIRS Banff, Canada (speaker)     March 11-16, (2018)
Boston College (seminar speaker)     Feb 15, (2018)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, San Diego (special session speaker)     January 10-13, (2018)
Fall 2016/Spring 2017
Women in Numbers 4, BIRS Banff, Canada (project leader)     Aug 13-18, (2017)
MAA Mathfest, Chicago     July 26-29, (2017)
Eastern Sectional AMS Mtg., CUNY Hunter College (closing speaker)     May 6-7, (2017)
College of the Holy Cross (PME undergrad/faculty colloquium)     May 4, (2017)
Boston University (seminar speaker)     May 1, (2017)
Brown University (seminar speaker)     Feb 27, (2017)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, Atlanta     January 7-11, (2017)
CTNT 2016 School & Conference, UConn (co-organizer)     Aug 7-14, (2016)
Fall 2015/Spring 2016
Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton     Member & von Neumann Fellow, Spring (2016)
    sabbatical
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany     visiting researcher, Fall (2015)
    sabbatical
Bucknell University (Distinguished Visitor)     April 17-20, (2016)
Penn State University (seminar speaker)     April 21, (2016)
Gainesville Number Theory Conference (speaker)     March 17-21, (2016)
IAS Princeton (member seminar speaker)     February 22, (2016)
Max Planck Institute, Bonn, Germany (seminar speaker)     December 16, (2015)
TU Darmstadt, Germany (seminar speaker)     December 15, (2015)
Heidelberg University, Germany (colloquium speaker)     December 3, (2015)
University College, Dublin (seminar speaker)     November 16, (2015)
SUNY Albany (colloquium speaker)     September 18, (2015)
Illinois Number Theory Conference (speaker)     Aug 14-15, (2015)
MAA Mathfest, Washington D.C.     Aug 5-8, (2015)
3rd Northeast Mathematics REU Mini-Symposium, UConn     July 28, (2015)
AIM SQuaREs Workshop, San Jose, CA     July 13-17, (2015)
Fall 2014/Spring 2015
University of Cologne, Germany     May 30-June 13, (2015)
Automorphic Forms: Advances & Applications, CIRM Luminy, France     May 25-29, (2015)
Temple University(colloquium speaker)     April 13, (2015)
Assoc. Women in Math. Research Symposium, UMD (speaker)     April 11-12, (2015)
TORAS, Oklahoma University (keynote speaker)     March 28-29, (2015)
Amherst College Queer Resource Center (moderated discussion)     April 7, (2015)
UMass-Amherst (geometry seminar speaker)     March 13, (2015)
Tulane University (colloquium speaker)     January 15, (2015)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, San Antonio (special session speaker)     January 10-13, (2015)
Brandeis-Harvard-MIT-Northeastern (colloquium speaker)     November 13, (2014)
MIT Women in Math     November 13, (2014)
Amherst College Center for Women and Gender(moderated discussion)     October 26, (2014)
UC Irvine, Southern California Number Theory Day (speaker)     October 18, (2014)
Smith College, Center for Women in Math (undergraduate lecture)     October 2, (2014)
Five College Number Theory Seminar (speaker)     September 16, (2014)
MAA Mathfest, Portland, OR     August 6-9, (2014)
REU mini-conference at Yale (co-organizer)     July 25, (2014)
Fall 2013/Spring 2014
Wesleyan University     May 1, (2014)
Yale Undergraduate Math Society (YUMS) (lecture for students)     April 24, (2014)
Texas A&M University     April 15, (2014)
Applications of Automorphic Forms Conference, LSU     April 12-15, (2014)
Yale Junior Colloquium     April 4, (2014)
Amherst College     Jan. 27-28, (2014)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, Baltimore     Jan. 17-19, (2014)
Math Mornings at Yale (public lecture)      Nov. 17, (2013)
Johns Hopkins University     Nov. 11-13, (2013)
Johns Hopkins University     Oct. 28-29, (2013)
AMS Eastern Sectional, Temple University, M. Knopp special session     Oct. 12-13, (2013)
Mock Modular Forms, Moonshine, and String Theory, Simons Center     Aug. 26-30, (2013)
Spring/Summer 2013
Max Planck Institute for Mathematics, Bonn, Germany     visiting researcher, Spring (2013)
    sabbatical
Mount Holyoke College, Conference: New Directions for REUs     June 21, (2013)
Heidelberg University, Germany (seminar)     May 8, (2013)
Université de Nice, France (seminar)     April 25-26, (2013)
University College Dublin, Ireland (seminar)     April 11-12, (2013)
University of Cologne, Germany (seminar)     April 9, (2013)
Max Planck Institute, Bonn, Germany (oberseminar)     April 4, (2013)
Arizona Winter School (course assistant)     March 9-13, (2013)
Brigham Young University (colloquium)     January 15-18, (2013)
Fall 2012
Emory University     visiting researcher, Fall (2012)
sabbatical
    seminar, September 19, (2012)
University of Wisconsin     December 14, (2012)
Center for Women in Mathematics, Smith College     November 15, (2012)
Ramanujan 125, University of Florida     November 5-7, (2012)
AMS Fall Sectional Meeting, University of Arizona     October 27-28, (2012)
       *AMS special session co-organizer
University of Illinois NT Conference & Seminar     October 11-12, (2012)
Spring/Summer 2012
RWTH Aachen University, Germany: conference on automorphic forms     July 30 - Aug. 11, (2012)
Institut Henri Poincare, Paris     May 28 - Jun. 1, (2012)
University of Cologne, Germany     May 13 - 27, (2012)
Yale Science and Engineering Forum     April 26, (2012)
Northeastern University     April 23, (2012)
University of Connecticut, Storrs     April 11, (2012)
UConn, Preparing Future Faculty     April 6, (2012)
Naugatuck Valley CC, Women in Science Seminar     Mar. 28, (2012)
Krupp symposium, University of Cologne     Feb. 27 - Mar. 1, (2012)
Yale NT seminar     Feb. 13, (2012)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, Boston     January 4-7, (2012)
Fall 2011
Emory University     Dec. 6, (2011)
University of Cologne, Germany     Nov. 19 - 26, (2011)
University of Massachusetts, Amherst     Nov. 1, (2011)
Quebec-Maine Number Theory Conference     Sept. 30 - Oct. 2, (2011)
Yale Math Club Talk     September 14, (2011)
CUNY conference on symmetric groups     September 8-9, (2011)
Spring 2011
AIM Workshop on Cohen-Lenstra heuristics, Palo Alto, CA     June 13 - 17, (2011)
University College Dublin     May 8 - May 14, (2011)
University of Cologne, Germany     April 27 - May 7, (2011)
Northwestern University     April 25, (2011)
AMS Eastern Spring Sectional Meeting (Holy Cross)     April 9-10, (2011)
Trieste, Italy workshop on mock modular forms     March, (2011)
Public Lecture: Branford Public Library, CT     March 5, (2011)
Boston College/M.I.T.     February 8, (2011)
Emory University     January 21-23, (2011)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, New Orleans     January 6-9, (2011)
       *MAA special session speaker
Fall 2010
AMS-Soc. de Mat. de Chile Joint Meetings, Pucon, Chile     December 15-18, (2010)
SUNY Stony Brook     December 8, (2010)
CUNY Graduate Center     December 3, (2010)
University of Cologne, Germany     November 19-28, (2010)
M.I.T. (Seminar)     October 29, (2010)
M.I.T. (Women in Mathematics Lecture)     October 27, (2010)
Wesleyan University     October 7, (2010)
Yale Univeristy     September 30, (2010)
Fall/Spring 2009-10
24th Automorphic Forms Workshop, University of Hawaii     March 22-26, (2010)
AIM workshop on mock modular forms, Palo Alto, CA     March 8-12, (2010)
Yale University     February, (2010)
University of Texas, Austin     January, (2010)
University of Pittsburgh     January, (2010)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, San Francisco      January 13-16, (2010)
Rutgers University     December, (2009)
KMS-AMS winter meeting, Seoul, Korea     December 15-20, (2009)
POSTECH workshop, Pohang, Korea     December 14, (2009)
Rice Univeristy     November, (2009)
University of Wisconsin, Madison     September 3, (2009)
Fall/Spring 2008-09  
MPIM Bonn, Germany, Int'l conference     May 25-29, (2009)
Talk for the UW Madison Undergraduate Math Club     April 27, (2009)
1047th Meeting of the AMS (held at UIUC)     March 27-29, (2009)
University of Florida     March 11-15, (2009)
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, Washington DC     January 5-8, (2009)
       *AMS special session co-organizer
Palmetto Number Theory Series (held at USC)     December 13-14, (2008)
Combinatory Analysis 2008 (G. Andrews Birthday conference)     December 5-7, (2008)
University of Wisconsin, Madison     November 13, (2008)
Spring 2008  
University of Hawaii, Workshop on Automorphic Forms     May 20-25
University of Florida, Number Theory Conference     March 13-16
University College Dublin     February 20
AMS-MAA Joint Math. Meetings, San Diego     January 6-10
Fall 2007  
Kumbakonam, India (SASTRA) 2007     December 18-22
University of South Carolina     November 15
Stanford University     November 8
The Fields Institute, Toronto     November 3 - 4
McMaster University, Canada     November 1
University of Illinois, U-C     October 25
University of Wisconsin, Madison     October 4