Topology & Geometric Group Theory Seminar

Fall 2008

Tuesdays and some Thursdays

1:30 – 2:30, Malott 406

Current and future talks

 Tuesday September 2 Organizational meeting
for seminar and Topology Festival
 Tuesday September 9 Lucas Sabalka, UC Davis
Navigating blindly
 Tuesday September 16 Biao Wang, Cornell University
Foliations for quasi-Fuchsian 3-manifolds
 Tuesday September 23 Jeremie Brieussel, Cornell University
Intermediate and non-uniform growth of groups
 Tuesday September 30 Ruth Charney, Brandeis University
Automorphism groups of right-angled Artin groups
 Thursday October 9 Gabriela Schmithüsen, Universität Karlsruhe
Origamis in outer space
 Tuesday October 14 Fall break
 Tuesday October 21 Jeremie Brieussel, Cornell University
Groups of nonuniform growth and questions of amenability
 Tuesday October 28 Emanuele Delucchi, Binghamton University
"Garside-type" models for complements of arrangements of hyperplanes
 Thursday October 30 Martin Bridson, University of Oxford
Subgroups of direct products of surface, free and limit groups
 Tuesday November 4 Talia Fernós, UCLA
Property (T) and friends
 Thursday November 6 Diane Vavrichek, Binghamton University
Quasi-isometry invariant commensurizer subgroups
 Tuesday November 11 No meeting this week
 Tuesday November 18 Eugene Lerman, UIUC
Prequantization of orbifolds
 Thursday November 20 Angela Kubena Barnhill, Northwestern University
Density of commensurators of uniform lattices in right-angled buildings
 Tuesday November 25 No meeting this week
 Tuesday December 2 Helen Wong, Bowdoin College
The mapping class group, Heegaard splittings, and quantum invariants for 3-manifolds
 Tuesday December 9 Misha Ershov, University of Virginia
Property (T) for elementary linear groups over associative rings

Past talks

Spring 2008 | Fall 2007 | Previous years

Organizer: Ken Brown
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