University of Arkansas

Topology Seminar Fall 2014

The seminar meets on Thursdays, either at 3:30 or 4:30 (4:30 if there is a department colloquium). Usually we meet in SCEN 322. For more information contact Matt Clay or Yo'av Rieck. Currently we have the following schedule. The titles link to abstracts. Other topology minded events are noted.

Date and Time Speaker Title
8/28 No Seminar
9/4 No Seminar: Faculty Convocation
9/11 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
9/18: 4:30PM Tye Lidman (Texas) Homology three−spheres and surgery obstructions **NOTE** Seminar in SCEN 101 **NOTE** Colloquium 9/18 at 3:30PM
9/25 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
10/2 **NOTE** Colloquium 10/2 at 3:30PM
10/10: 4:00PM Jonathon Williams (Georgia) Surface diagrams of smooth 4−manifolds
10/16 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
10/23 Jing Tao (OU) **NOTE** Colloquium 10/23 at 3:30PM, Seminar to follow
10/30 **NOTE** Colloquium 10/31 at 3:05PM **NOTE** Fall Redbud Topology Conference 11/1 at UArk
11/6 Matt Hedden (MSU) **NOTE** Colloquium 11/6 at 3:30PM, Seminar to follow
11/13 **NOTE** Colloquium 11/13 at 3:30PM
11/20: 11:00AM Amey Kaloti (Iowa) Symplectic fillings of contact manifolds **NOTE** Seminar in SCEN 301
11/27 No Seminar: Thanksgiving Holiday
12/5: 3:00PM Trent Schirmer (OSU) A lower bound on tunnel number degeneration **NOTE** Seminar in SCEN 301
12/11 No Seminar

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