Geometry, Topology and Dynamics Seminar - Fall 2016

Usually meets Monday at 3:00 pm in SEO 636.
August 22
August 29
Jayadev S. Athreya
University of Washington
Random Grids in G-spaces
September 5
No seminar
Labor Day
September 12
Aaron Brown
University of Chicago
Entropy, invariance, and rigidity of lattice actions
September 19
David Dumas
Topology of some compact complex manifolds with flag variety geometric structures
September 26
Jordan Watts
University of Colorado Boulder
Treating Limits as Colimits and Colimits as Limits ... with Applications!
October 3
Arie Levit
Weizmann Institute, Rehovot Israel
Counting commensurability classes of hyperbolic manifolds
October 5
(3:00 pm; SEO 512)
Paul Rapoport and Jake Herndon
Eight Faces of the Poincare Sphere Week 5: Surgery and Plumbing on the E8 Link and the Kirby Calculus
October 10
Sebastian Hurtado Salazar
University of Chicago
New Ideas on Zimmer's conjecture
October 17
David Fisher
Indiana University
Strong property (T) and invariant metrics
October 24
Steven Rayan
Quivers, hyperpolygons, and Hitchin systems
October 31
Olga Lukina
Molino theory for laminations
November 7
Daniel Groves
Hyperbolic groups acting improperly
November 14
Yair Hartman
Northwestern University
Percolation, Invariant Random Subgroups and Furstenberg Entropy
November 21
November 28
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