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Topology Seminar F06

This seminar is held on Tuesdays at 11am in 210 Deady.

Fall Quarter, 2006

  • September 25 – Alex Suciu – Northeastern University and MSRI.
    Cohomology of jumping loci and fundamental groups of projective varieties.
    Note special date, place and time: Fenton 322, 1pm.
  • September 26 – Bruno Vallette – University of Nice.
    Operads and partition posets.
  • October 3 – Organizational Meeting.
  • October 10 – David Spivak – University of California at Berkeley.
    Quasi-smooth derived manifolds.
  • October 17 – Matt Miller – University of Oregon.
    Rational models for orbit configuration spaces of Lens spaces.
  • October 24 – Graham Denham – University of Western Ontario and MSRI. Partial product complexes.
  • October 31 – open
  • November 7 – Nick Proudfoot – Columbia University.
    A topological approach to algebraic combinatorics.
  • November 14 – open
  • November 21 – Michael Dyer – University of Oregon. Constructing elements of the second homotopy group from subgroups of the fundamental grop.
  • November 28 – Kate Gruher – Stanford University. A duality between string topology and fushion.