Meeting time and place: Fridays from 3pm-4pm in Herman Brown 423
Instructor: Shelly Harvey

Current Participants (listed in alphabetic order):



Graduate Students:

Fall 2019

8-30Organizational meeting
9-6Allison MillerTwisted invariants of slice knots
9-13Connor SellThe Davis manifold
9-20No seminar due to weather
9-27Leo DigiosiaIntroduction to Symplectic Capacities
10-4Morgan WeilerApplications of ECH capacities
10-11Shawn WilliamsTwisted Alexander Polynomials of Slice Knots
10-18Nick RouseCharacter Varieties: Basics and Examples
10-25Tam Cheetham-WestProfinite groups and profinite completion
11-1Will StagnerIntroduction to cube complexes and the proof of Thurston’s virtual fibering conjecture
11-8Will WordenSutured manifold decompositions
11-15Sara Edelman-MunozFinite index subgroups of SLn(Z) cannot act on the real line
11-22Matthew Stover (Topology seminar)Finiteness of geodesic submanifolds of hyperbolic manifolds/td>
11-29Thanksgiving holiday

Spring 2020

1-17Organizational meeting
1-24No seminar
2-7Allison MillerMorse theory
2-7Connor SellA compact hyperbolic 4-manifold with odd intersection form
2-14Spring recess
2-21Alex ManchesterFaithfulness of the Burau representation
2-28no seminar
3-6Tam Cheetham-WestTBA
3-13Shawn WilliamsTBA
3-20Spring Break
3-27Sara Edelman-MunozTBA
4-3Leo DigiosiaTBA
4-10Nick RouseTBA
4-17Will WordenTBA
3-6Will StagnerTBA