FALL 2008
THURSDAY 4:30-5:30 pm

Fine Hall 314

Sept. 18
Sergio Fenley,
Florida State and Princeton University
Topology and asymptotic geometry of pseudo-Anosov flows
Oct. 2
David Gabai,
Princeton University
Almost minimal laminations and the connectivity of ending lamination space
Oct. 16
John Baldwin,
Princeton University
Khovanov homology, open books, and tight contact structures
Oct. 23
Alan Reid,
UT Austin and IAS
On Simons conjecture for knots
Please note special date, time and location:
Tues, Nov. 11, 3:30
Fine 401
Baris Coskunuzer,
Koc University, Turkey
On the Number of Solutions to Asymptotic Plateau Problem
Nov. 13
Moira Chas,
SUNY Stony Brook
Minimal intersection and self-intersection of curves on surfaces
Please note special date, time and location:
Tues, Nov. 18, 3:30
Fine 401
Santiago Lopez de Medrano,
UNAM, Mexico
Moment-angle manifolds and polytopes: from intersections of quadrics to functorial moment angle complexes and back
Nov. 20
Peter Ozsvath,
Columbia University
Bordered Heegaard Floer homology
Please note special time and location:
Dec. 4
3:30, Fine 214
Elisenda Grigsby,
Columbia University
On Khovanov homology and sutured Floer homology
Dec. 11
Yair Minsky,
Yale University
Primitive-stable representations of the free group