# Topology Seminar F08

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

### Fall Quarter, 2008

- September 30 – Organizational meeting and prepare for Vancouver AMS Meeting.
- October 7 – Dev Sinha (University of Oregon).

**Cohomology of symmetric groups through intersection theory**. - October 14 – Matt Miller (Bucknell University).

**Edge-colored hypergraphic arrangements**. - October 21 – Ruth Vanderpool (University of Oregon)

**On the stable homotopy category of p-complete abelian groups**. - October 28 – Aaron Leeman (University of Oregon)

**Stable and unstable localization** - November 4 – Chad Giusti (University of Oregon)

**Plumbers’ knots and Vassiliev derivatives.** - November 8-9 – Cascade Topology Seminar at Portland State.
- November 11 – Peter Bubenik(?)

**Models and van Kampen theorems for directed homotopy theory.** - November 18 – N. Chris Phillips (University of Oregon)

**The cohomology of the maximal ideal space of a commutative Banach algebra.** - November 25 – Nick Proudfoot (University of Oregon)

**Toric nonabelian Hodge theory** - December 2 – Boris Botvinnik (University of Oregon)

**Cobordism categories and positive scalar curvature.**. - December 10 – Kathryn Lesh (Union Collegeg)

**An interesting filtration of bu and an analogue of the Whitehead Conjecture**

Previous quarters: S08 W08 F07S07 W07 F06 F05-S06 F04-S05 F03-S04 F02-S03 F00-S01 F99-S00 F98-S99 F97-S98