Topology & Geometric Group Theory Seminar

Spring 2008

Tuesdays and some Thursdays

1:30 - 2:30, Malott 207

Current and future talks

 Tuesday January 22 No meeting this week
 Tuesday January 29 Meeting to decide upper-level courses
 Thursday January 31 Topology Festival
Organizational meeting
 Tuesday February 5 Danny Calegari, Caltech
Stable commutator length is rational in free groups
  Tuesday February 12 José Burillo, Universitat Politécnica de Catalunya
Commensurators and finite-index subgroups of Thompson's group F
  Tuesday February 19 Anne Thomas, Cornell University
Existence, covolumes and commensurators of lattices acting on polyhedral complexes
  Tuesday February 26 Seonhee Lim, Cornell University
Volume entropy rigidity for hyperbolic buildings
  Tuesday March 4 Corinna Ulcigrai, University of Bristol
On the ergodic properties of multi-valued Hamiltonian flows
 Thursday March 6 Peter Abramenko, University of Virginia
Finiteness properties of some discrete groups
March 11
RF 104
Alireza Golsefidy, Princeton University
Translates of horospherical measures and counting problems
  Tuesday March 25 Seminar canceled
  Tuesday April 1 Tomoo Matsumura, Max Planck Institute (soon to be at Cornell)
The stringy cohomology of symmetric product of an orbifold
  Tuesday April 8 Bronlyn Wassink, Binghamton University
Finite-index subgroups of Thompson's group F
  Tuesday April 15 Jason Manning, University at Buffalo
Geometric Dehn filling of high dimensional hyperbolic manifolds
  Tuesday April 22 Karen Vogtmann, Cornell University
Automorphism groups of right-angled Artin groups
  Tuesday April 29 Tara Holm, Cornell University
Introduction to symplectic geometry

Past talks

Fall 2007 | Previous years

Organizer: Ken Brown
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