Fall 2017

Date Speaker Topic
8-21
8-28 none University closed.
9-4 none
Labor Day
9-11 Alan Reid (Rice)
Arithmetic of Dehn surgery points and Azumaya algebras over canonical curves.
9-18 Neil Fullarton (Rice) The period mapping on outer space.
9-25 John Hempel (Rice)
Surface presentations of groups.
10-2 Mark Pengitore (Purdue)
Translation-like actions of nilpotent groups.
10-9 none
Midterm recess
10-16 Shelly Harvey (Rice)
Corank of 3-manifold groups G with H_2(G)=0
10-23 Sam Kim (Seoul National University) Free products in Diff(S^1).
10-30 Genevieve Walsh (Tufts) TBA
11-6 Ted Chinburg (Univ. of Pennsylvania)
TBA
11-13

11-20
11-27

Spring 2018

Date Speaker Topic
1-8

1-15 none MLK day
1-22

1-29

2-5

2-12

2-19

2-26

3-5

3-12 none Spring break
3-19

3-26

4-2

4-9

4-16

Meeting time and place: Mondays from 4pm - 5pm in Herman Brown 427