Winter 2011 Topology Seminar Schedule

The Topology seminar in the Department of Mathematics of the University of Michigan meets (unless otherwise noted) on Thursday afternoon, 3:00–4:00 PM in 2866 East Hall.

Date Speaker Title Host
January 13, 2011
Tom Baird
Memorial University
GKM-sheaves and equivariant cohomology Juan Souto
January 20, 2011
Anna Marie Bohmann
University of Chicago
The Equivariant Generating Hypothesis Igor Kriz
January 27, 2011
Patrick Reynolds
Trees in the boundary of Outer space and their dual laminations Juan Souto
February 3, 2011
Matt Rathbun
Tunnel One, Fibered Links Dick Canary
February 17, 2011
Alireza Salehi Golsefidy
Princeton University
Counting lattices in a simple Lie group Gopal Prasad
February 24, 2011
Nina White
Bounds on eigenvalues of the Laplacian for certain hyperbolic 3-manifolds. Juan Souto
March 10, 2011
Thomas M. Fiore
University of Michigan-Dearborn
Euler Characteristics of Categories and Homotopy Colimits Igor Kriz
March 17, 2011
Spencer Dowdall
University of Chicago
Dilatation vs self-intersection number for point-pushing pseudo-Anosovs Ralf Spatzier
March 24, 2011
John Lind
University of Chicago
Higher bundle theory and algebraic K-theory Igor Kriz
March 31, 2011
Jim Fowler
Ohio State University
TBA Christopher Mooney
April 7, 2011
Robert Lipshitz
Columbia University
A faithful mapping class group action from Heegaard Floer theory Yongbin Ruan
April 14, 2011
Alejandro Adem
Equivariant K-theory for Actions with Maximal Rank Isotropy Yongbin Ruan
April 21, 2011
Juan Souto
University of Michigan
Abstract commensurator of the Johnson kernels -

For more information, contact Khalid Bou-Rabee khalidb[at]umich(dot)edu