Department of Mathematics

University of Mississippi

The Dalrymple Lecture

The Dalrymple Lecture Series in the University of Mississippi Department of Mathematics was endowed by Mr. and Mrs. Arch Dalrymple II of Amory. Arch Dalrymple attended Cornell University, Amherst College and UM, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in 1947.

The Dalrymple Lecture Series brings distinguished speakers to discuss mathematics and mathematics research. Lectures are aimed at the general audience—students and non-mathematicians are encouraged to attend.

The lecture series has brought several well-known mathematicians to the University. The following is a list of the Dalrymple Lecturers:

1989: Wilhelmus A.J. Luxemburg
1990: Richard H. Schelp, University of Memphis
1991: Joseph Diestel, Kent State University
1992: R. Daniel Mauldin, University of North Texas
1993: Leonard Gillman
1994: Paul R. Halmos, Santa Clara University
1995: Dominic Welsh, University of Oxford
1996: Carl Pomerance, Dartmouth College
2000: Raymond Smullyan
2001: Douglas Hofstadter, Indiana University
2002: Robin Thomas, Georgia Tech
2006: Keith Devlin, Stanford University
2007: Tony DeRose, Pixar Animation Studios
2008: Andrew Odlyzko, University of Minnesota (abstract photo1 photo2 photo3)
2009: Michal Karonski, Emory University (abstract)
2010: James G. Oxley, Louisiana State University (abstract photo1 photo2 photo3 photo4 photo5 photo6)
2012: Slawomir Solecki, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (abstract)