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Videos

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Sy narrates 1968’s “Projective Generation of Conics,” one of the 12 films produced by The College Geometry Project. Clip includes Dylanesque harmonica and Sy’s bleeped adlib.


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Sy addresses Carleton College’s honors convocation, May 27, 1994, on the occasion of his retirement.


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Sy comments on Wellstone’s first run for Minnesota state auditor (from the 2004 documentary Wellstone!).


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Sy bookends a segment about Carleton’s unsuccessful attempt to fire Paul Wellstone (from the 2004 documentary Wellstone!).


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Sy talks about The College Geometry Project in an interview included in the 2008 release of the 12-films on DVD.


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Sy talks about the geometry in his films “Dihedral Kaleidoscopes” and “Symmetries of the Cube” (from The Man Who Saved Geometry, the 2009 documentary about Sy’s mentor and collaborator, Harold Scott MacDonald “Donald” Coxeter).


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H.M.S Coxeter, then Sy, talk about geometry’s influence on the art of M.C. Escher (from the 2009 documentary, The Man Who Saved Geometry).


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