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MAMLS at Hofstra University, March 6, 2004

Hofstra University will host a meeting of the MidAtlantic Mathematical
Logic Seminar (MAMLS) on Saturday, March 6, organized by Daniel Seabold
and Steven Warner.  The one-day meeting will have six speakers.  
Breakfast, lunch, and tea will be provided at the lecture hall.  Hofstra
is located in Hempstead, NY on Long Island.  Information on the program,
directions, lodging, and support is given below. For further information,
please see the conference web site http://mamls.org/Hofstra2004.

--Daniel Seabold (matdes@hofstra.edu) and Steven Warner

Breslin Hall (room TBA), Hofstra University

9:00  Breakfast

9:30  Russell Miller, Queens College of CUNY
 "Spectrally Universal Structures"

10:30 Katie Thompson, Carnegie Mellon University
 "Methodologies for Proving Universality Results"

11:30 Monica Van Dieren, University of Michigan
 "A Categoricity Theorem for Tame Abstract Elementary Classes"

12:30 Lunch

1:45 Joel David Hamkins, The City University of New York
 "Recent Developments on a New Class of Forcing Axioms"

2:45  Steve Simpson, Penn State University
 "Two Topics in the Theory of Computability and Solvability"

3:45   Tea

4:15 Natasha Dobrinen, Penn State University
 "Infinitary Games and Distributive Laws in Boolean Algebras"

Abstracts of all talks are available at the conference website:


By Car:
Hofstra is less than two miles from the Meadowbrook Parkway, which is accessible
from the Southern State and Northern State Parkways.  Take exit M4 of the
Meadowbrook Parkway onto Route 24W (Hempstead Turnpike).  Continue about one
mile and turn left onto California Avenue.  Turn right onto Law School Drive.
Breslin Hall is the last building on the right.  You may park anywhere.

By Train:
Hofstra is less than two miles from the Hempstead Train Station and reasonably
close to the Mineola Train Station, both of which serve the Long Island Railroad
(LIRR).  The trains to and from Mineola run more frequently. The LIRR schedule
can be found here: http://www.mta.nyc.ny.us/lirr/.  The Hofstra "Blue Beetle"
Bus will meet you at the Hempstead Train Station and take you to campus.  You
will need to take a taxi if you use the Mineola Train Station.

More extensive directions and a campus map can be found here:
http://www.hofstra.edu/StudentServ/IC/ic_directions_maps.cfm.  If you have any
questions, please contact the conference organizers.

Reservations can be made at the Long Island Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
less than two miles from campus by calling (516) 794-3800 or visiting their web
page below. With a Friday night stay, the "Can't Beat Friday" rate is $129 per

It is the policy of MAMLS to reimburse graduate students at a flat rate of $35
per meeting for expenses, with special cases handled on an individual basis. In
addition, it is the policy of MAMLS to provide support for young researchers,
female mathematicians, and members of other groups traditionally
underrepresented in mathematics, on a case by case basis. Inquiries should be
directed to the conference organizers.