Stanford University Topology Seminar 2014


All talks held 4-5pm in 383-N unless otherwise noted.

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Fall 2014:

Thursday, August 14, 2014: Claudia Scheimbauer (ETH Zurich), Factorization homology as a fully extended TFT

Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014: Ben Knudsen (Northwestern), Rational homology of configuration spaces via factorization homology

Tuesday, September 30th, 2014: Thomas Church (Stanford), Tits buildings, class groups, and the high-dimensional cohomology of SLn OK

Tuesday, October 7th, 2014: Aaron Mazel-Gee (Berkeley), Goerss-Hopkins obstruction theory for infinity categories

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014: Giovanni Forni (U. Maryland), On the ergodicity of billiards in non-rational polygons

Tuesday, October 21st, 2014: Kathryn Mann (Berkeley), Left-orderable groups that don't act on the line.

Tuesday, October 28th, 2014: John Wiltshire-Gordon (U. Michigan), Cohomology of configuration space via representation theory of finite sets

Wednesday, October 29th, 2014, in 381-T: Eric Peterson (Berkeley), Some formal geometry around K-theory. Note the special day and location!

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014: Emanuele Dotto (MIT), Trace methods in Real algebraic K-theory

Tuesday, November 11th, 2014: Nathan Perlmutter (Oregon), Homological stability for the diffeomorphism group of odd dimensional manifolds

Friday, November 14th, 2014, in 380-D at 11am: Christian Zickert (Maryland), Coordinates for representations of 3-manifold groups. Note the special time and location!

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014: Dmitri Pavlov (Goettingen) Concordance theory for homotopy sheaves.

Tuesday, December 2rd, 2014: Patricia Hersh (NC State), Representation stability and Sn-module structure in the partition lattice (Representation Stability seminar, 1pm) and Regular cell complexes in total positivity (Topology seminar, 4pm)


Winter 2015:

Tuesday, January 6, 2015:

Tuesday, January 13, 2015:

Tuesday, January 20, 2015:

Tuesday, January 27, 2015:

Tuesday, February 3, 2015:

Tuesday, February 10, 2015: Matthew Day (U. Arkansas)

Tuesday, February 17, 2015:

Tuesday, February 24, 2015:

Tuesday, March 3, 2015:

Tuesday, March 10, 2015: