Geometry, Topology and Dynamics Seminar - Fall 2017

Usually meets Monday at 3:00 pm in SEO 636.
DateSpeakerTitle
August 28
Steve Hurder
UIC
Organizational Meeting
September 4
No seminar
Labor Day
September 11
Andrew Sanders
Heidelberg University
Families of opers and the holonomy map
September 18
Tullia Dymarz
University of Wisconsin, Madison
A matrix model for random nilpotent groups
September 25
Peter Shalen
UIC
Volume and homology of hyperbolic orbifolds, and the enumeration of arithmetic groups
October 2
October 9
October 16
Asaf Katz
University of Chicago
Sparse equidistribution in unipotent flows
October 23
Mark Pengitore
Purdue University
Translation-like actions of nilpotent groups
October 30
November 6
Gang Liu
Northwestern University
Recent progress of Yau's uniformization conjecture
November 13
Ngo Bao Chau
University of Chicago
On the Hitchin fibration for algebraic surfaces
November 20
(3:00 pm; SEO 612)
David Cohen
University of Chicago
Weakly aperiodic SFT on lamplighters
November 27
December 4
(2:00 pm; SEO 636)
Genevieve Walsh
Tufts University
Relatively hyperbolic groups vs 3-manifold groups.
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