Geometry and Topology Seminars
This group runs the following weekly seminars:
Topology Reading Seminar: Tuesdays 2:30 - 3:20pm, 105MLH, Organizer: Anup Poudel

Topology Seminar: Thursdays 2:30 - 3:20pm, 105MLH, Organizer: Mohammad Farajzadeh Tehrani

Braid Seminar: Mondays 2:30-3:30 B13 MLH and Thursdays 1:00-2:00pm B11 MLH. Organizer: Keiko Kawamuro

Trisection Seminar: Tuesdays 1:00-2:00pm B11 MLH. Organizer: Jose Roman Aranda Cuevas and Puttipong Pongtanapaisan

Graduate Geometry Seminar:
Mondays 3:30-4:30pm
Location: TBA
Organizer: Mohammad Farajzadeh Tehrani

Geometric Group Theory Seminar:
Mondays 1:30pm - 2:30pm in B13 MLH
Organizer: Josh Pankau

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Quantum Skew Howe duality and $SL_n$ webs
    Speaker: Anup Poudel

    November 3, 2020 - 2:30pm to 3:20pm


Recent Archived Seminars

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Deligne categories
    Speaker: Paul Pravakar

    Oct 27, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Lefschetz fibrations, symplectic geography and knotted surfaces
    Speaker: Inanc Baykur (UMASS Amherst)

    Oct 22, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Kuperberg Spiders
    Speaker: Roman Aranda

    Oct 20, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Hopf algebras and the Tannakian yoga
    Speaker: Ben Cooper

    Oct 13, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Skein-Theoretic Methods for Unitary Fusion Categories
    Speaker: Sachin Valera, Univ. of Bergen

    Oct 08, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: 3 manifold invariants coming from tensor categories
    Speaker: Puttipong Pongtanapaisan

    Oct 06, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Pontryagin-Thom for orbifold bordism
    Speaker: John Pardon (Princeton Unievrsity)

    Oct 01, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Modular Tensor Categories
    Speaker: Rebecca Sorsen

    Sep 29, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Ribbon Tensor Categories
    Speaker: Ben Cooper

    Sep 22, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Extremal Khovanov homology of Turaev genus one links
    Speaker: Adam Lowrance (Vassar)

    Sep 17, 2020

  • Graduate Geometry Seminar

    Topic: TBA
    Speaker: Sam Nariman, Purdue University

    Sep 14, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: Towards a braid theory of codimension 2 contact submanifolds
    Speaker: Jeremy Van Horn-Morris (Arkansas)

    Sep 10, 2020

  • Topology Seminar

    Topic: An introduction to nearby Lagrangian conjecture
    Speaker: Mohammad Tehrani

    Sep 03, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Bridge number of knotted objects
    Speaker: Puttipong Pongtanapaisan

    May 12, 2020

  • Topology Reading Seminar

    Topic: Fillings of Genus 1 open books and 4-braids (Baykur and VHorn-Morris paper).
    Speaker: Keiko Kawamuro

    Apr 28, 2020