University of Arkansas

Topology Seminar Fall 2018

The seminar meets on Thursdays, at 9:00 AM in SCEN 322. Expository, educational and research talks are welcomed! Currently we have the following schedule. The titles link to abstracts. Other topology minded events are noted. For more information or questions contact Matt Clay.

Date and Time Speaker Title
8/23 No Seminar: Organizational Meeting
8/30 Andreas Floer On the Arnold Conjecture (10/29/1986: CUNY Einstein Chair Mathematics Seminar Video)
9/6 Maryam Mirzakhani Dynamics of Moduli Spaces of Curves I (11/22/2014: Current Develoments in Mathematics 2014)
9/13 Nick Castro Trisections and Lefschetz fibrations
9/20 Maryam Mirzakhani Dynamics of Moduli Spaces of Curves II (11/22/2014: Current Develoments in Mathematics 2014)
9/27 Jean-Pierre Mutanguha Hyperbolic immersions of free groups
10/4 Matthew Clay Right-angled Artin groups as normal subgroups of mapping class groups I
10/11 No Seminar
10/18 Matthew Clay Right-angled Artin groups as normal subgroups of mapping class groups II
10/25 Amey Kaloti Embedding problem for Weinstein and contact manifolds
11/1 Maggie Miller (Princeton) Fibering ribbon disk complements **NOTE** AMS Fall Southeastern Sectional Meeting 11/3-4 at UArk
11/8 Yo'av Rieck The unbearable hardness of unknotting
11/15 Matthew Day Extended flux maps on surfaces
11/22 No Seminar: Thanksgiving Holiday
11/29 Peter Kronheimer & Tomasz Mrowka Knots, three–manifolds and instantons (Plenary Lecture 11 Rio ICM2018)
12/6

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