Geometry, Topology and Dynamics Seminar  Fall 2018
Usually meets Monday at 3:00 pm in SEO 636.
Date  Speaker  Title 

August 27


September 3

No seminar

Labor Day 
September 10
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Wouter Van Limbeek
UIC 
Rigidity of warped cones and coarse geometry of expanders 
September 17
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Nick McCleerey
Northwestern 
Envelopes with Prescribed Singularities 
September 24
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Gregory Edwards
Notre Dame 
Metric Contraction of the Cone Divisor by the Conical KahlerRicci Flow 
October 1


October 8
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Disheng Xu
University of Chicago 
Pathology foliations and centralizer of diffeomorphisms 
October 15
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Olga Lukina
UIC 
Galois groups and Cantor actions 
October 22
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Margaret Nichols
University of Chicago 
Taut sutured handlebodies as twisted homology products 
October 29
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Daniel Woodhouse
The Technion 
Revisiting Leighton's graph covering theorem 
November 5
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Kasia Jankiewicz
University of Chicago 
Cubical dimension of C’(1/6) groups. 
November 12
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Constantine Medynets
U.S. Naval Academy 
On Invariant Random Subgroups of BlockDiagonal Limits of Symmetric Groups 
November 19
(3:00 pm; 636 SEO)

Yanir Rubinstein
University of Maryland 
Positivity in the asymptotic regime 
November 26


December 3
(2:00 pm; 612 SEO)

Wai Yeung Lam
Brown University 
Holomorphic quadratic differentials on graphs 