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University of Oregon Topology-Geometry Seminar, Spring 2005

Date Speaker Title
March 29, 2005 No seminar.
April 5, 2005 no seminar.
April 12, 2005 Ryan Budney Long Knots I
April 19, 2005 Ryan Budney Long Knots II
April 26, 2005 Ryan Budney Long Knots III
May 3, 2005 Gregor Masbaum University of Paris VII Integral lattices in TQFT: Topological aspects and applications
NOTE SPECIAL THURSDAY AFTERNOON SEMINAR INSTEAD OF TUESDAY MORNING
May 12, 2005. 3pm Jim McClure Purdue University String Topology
May 17, 2005 Hayden Harker The Cohomology of the subalgebra D of the Steenrod Algebra
May 24, 2005 Charles Doran University of Washington Classification of integral variations of Hodge structure underlying one parameter families of Calabi-Yau threefolds
May 31, 2005 Gregor Masbaum, University of Paris, VII Perturbative expansion of mapping class group representations in TQFT<
NOTE SPECIAL THURSDAY AFTERNOON SEMINAR
June 2, 2005, 1pm David Pengelley, New Mexico State University The odd-primary Kudo-Araki-May algebra of algebraic Steenrod operations, and invariant theory

University of Oregon Topology-Geometry Seminar, Fall 2004

Date Speaker Title
September 28, 2004 No seminar.
October 5, 2004 No seminar.
October 12, 2004 Ryan Budney Topology of knot spaces in dimension 3
October 19, 2004 Dan Dugger Characteristic classes of quadratic bundles
October 26, 2004 Peter Gilkey Generalized plane wave manifolds
November 2, 2004
Pacific Northwest Geometry Seminar: November 6-7, Eugene
November 9, 2004
Cascade Topology Seminar: November 13-14, Corvallis
November 16, 2004 Sunil Chebolu University of Washington Triangulated Subcategories of Finite Spectra
November 23, 2004 Hayden Harker On the cohomology of a Hopf algebra related to the Steenrod Algebra
November 30, 2004 Corey Dunn A study of Algebriac Invariants of Curvature Tensors

University of Oregon Topology-Geometry Seminar, Winter 2005

Date Speaker Title
Jan 4, 2005 Organizaional meeting for topology/geometry grad courses.
Jan 11, 2005 Steve Mitchell University of Washington Steifel-Whitney classes for real embeddings of number rings.
Jan 18, 2005 No seminar.
Jan 25, 2005 No seminar.
Feb 1, 2005 No seminar.
Feb 8, 2005 No seminar.
Feb 15, 2005 Ryan Budney and Matt Miller The homotopy type of configuration spaces and lens spaces
Feb 22, 2005 Hal Sadofsky Morava K-theory of products of spectra
March 1, 2005 no seminar
March 8, 2005 Christian Haesemeyer Institute for Advanced Study An informal talk on K-theory
NOTE SPECIAL JOINT ALGEBRA/TOPOLOGY SEMINAR:
March 8, 2005, 4pm Christian Haesemeyer Institute for Advanced Study Cyclic homology and K-theory of singularities