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The Topology seminar in the Department of Mathematics at the University of Michigan meets (unless otherwise noted) on Thursday afternoon, 3:00-4:00 PM in 1866 East Hall. Contact Wouter Van Limbeek or Nicholas Vlamisfor further information.

Seminar List

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Date Speaker Seminar Title
Thursday, September 21, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Ayla Sanchez
Wheaton College
Topology Growth of Higher Baumslag-Solitar Groups

Thursday, September 28, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Tyrone Ghaswala
University of Waterloo
Topology Mapping class groups, coverings, braids and groupoids

Thursday, October 05, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Diana Hubbard
UM
Topology The braid index and the fractional Dehn twist coefficient

Thursday, October 12, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Emily Stark
Technion
Topology The visual boundary of hyperbolic free-by-cyclic groups

Thursday, October 19, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Alena Erchenko
Pennsylvania State University
Topology Flexibility of some dynamical and geometrical data

Thursday, November 02, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Renaud Detcherry
Michigan State University
Topology Turaev Viro invariants and Gromov norm

Thursday, November 09, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Craig Westerland
University of Minnesota
Topology Fox-Neuwirth/Fuks cells, quantum shuffle algebras, and Malle's conjecture for function fields

Thursday, November 16, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Giuseppe Martone
University of Southern California
Topology Hitchin representations and configurations of apartments

Thursday, November 30, 2017
Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 3866 East Hall *
Jennifer Wilson
Stanford University
Topology Stability in the second homology of Torelli groups *NOTE THE TIME/LOCATION CHANGE

Thursday, December 07, 2017
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Katherine Raoux
Michigan State University
Topology Rationally null-homologous knots, Rational Seifert surfaces and genus bounds

Thursday, February 01, 2018
Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall *
Justin Lanier
Georgia Tech
Topology Normal generators for mapping class groups are abundant

Thursday, February 08, 2018
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Lei Chen
University of Chicago
Topology From point-picking to sections of surface bundles

Thursday, February 15, 2018
Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall *
Hannah Alpert
Ohio State University
Topology Morse broken trajectories and hyperbolic volume *Note time change to 5pm

Thursday, March 08, 2018
Start: 5:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall *
Disheng Xu
University of Chicago
Topology Rigidity of Abelian action with hyperbolicity *Note change in time.

Thursday, March 15, 2018
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Elmas Irmak
Bowling Green State University / UM
Topology Edge preserving maps of curve graphs and nonseparating curve graphs, and rectangle preserving maps of Hatcher-Thurston graphs

Thursday, March 22, 2018
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Johanna Mangahas
University at Buffalo
Topology Right-angled Artin groups as normal subgroups of mapping class groups

Thursday, March 29, 2018
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Rita Gitik
UM
Topology A New Algorithm in Group Theory

Thursday, April 05, 2018
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Konstantinos Tsouvalas
UM
Topology Euler characteristics on virtually free products

Thursday, April 12, 2018
Start: 3:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall
Fanny Kassel
IHES
Topology *Topology seminar replaced with RTG Lectures Series

Thursday, April 19, 2018
Start: 4:00 PM
Location: 1866 East Hall *
Dylan Thurston
Indiana University
Topology Elastic graphs and Ahlfors regular conformal dimension

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