The Practice of Mathematics

Robert P. Langlands
Institute for Advanced Study
October 26, 1999

Robert LanglandsRobert P. Langlands, Professor Emeritus, School of Mathematics. There are several central mathematical problems, or complexes of problems, that every mathematician who is eager to acquire some broad competence in the subject would like to understand, even if he has no ambition to attack them all. That would be out of the question!

Edward T. Cone Concert Series: Kafka Fragments, Post Concert Discussion

Rolf Schulte, Lucy Shelton, James Winn, and Sebastian Currier
Friday, November 20, 2015

The distinguished violinist Rolf Schulte will join forces with soprano Lucy Shelton and pianist James Winn to present an intriguing exploration of music from Czechoslovakia and Hungary written just as the Austro-Hungarian empire was dissolving, with works for violin and piano by Bartok and Janacek, as well as a selection from the contemporary Hungarian composer Gyorgy Kurtag’s superb settings of Kafka’s epigrammatic short stories for violin and voice, Kafka Fragments.