University of Arkansas

Topology Seminar Spring 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
1/9: 5:00PM Ken Baker (Miami) Non-looseness of non-loose knots **NOTE** Seminar in SCEN 408 **NOTE** Colloquium 1/9 at 4:00PM
1/16 No Seminar: Joint Meetings
1/23 No Seminar
1/30 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
2/6: 3:30 PM Matt Clay Volume of periodic free factors and an algorithm to detect full irreducibility
2/13: 3:30PM Matt Day Splittings of right-angled Artin groups over links, and applications
2/20: 3:30PM Sean Bowman (OSU) Bridge numbers of knots in the page of an open book
2/27 No Seminar
3/6: 3:30PM Dan Rutherford Cellular computation of Legendrian contact homology in dimension 2
3/13 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
3/20 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
3/27 No Seminar: Spring Break
4/3 No Seminar: Department Colloquium
4/10 No Seminar: Spring Lecture Series **NOTE** Spring Redbud Geometry/Topology Conference 4/11-13 at OU
4/17 No Seminar
4/24: 3:30PM Trent Schirmer (OSU) Knots with high distance free decompositions
5/1 Elena Pavelescu (OSU) **NOTE** Colloquium 5/1 at 3:30PM

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