Geometry/Topology Seminar

Thursdays at 3:00PM, in 308 Eckhart.

Spring 2001

April 5
Viktor Schroeder , Northwestern
Hyperbolic Rank of Metric Spaces

April 12
No seminar this week.

April 19
Steve Hurder, UIC
Entropy and Dynamics of C^1 Group Actions

April 26
Dave Witte, Oklahoma State University
Tessellations of homogeneous spaces

April 27, April 30, May 1 - 2001 Unni Namboodiri Lectures in Geometry and Topology

Yakov Eliashberg , Stanford University
First Steps of Symplectic Field Theory

May 3
Dick Canary, U. Michigan
Deformation spaces of hyperbolic 3-manifolds: a survey

May 10
Steve Kerckhoff, Stanford University
Deforming hyperbolic structures on 3-manifolds

May 17
Ilya Kapovitch, University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
Nielsen methods for gropus acting on hyperbolic spaces

May 24
Kevin Scannel, St. Louis University
Cohomology of arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds

May 31 TBA

June 7, 3pm in Ry 352 (the Barn)
Mike Wolf, Rice University
The Grafting Map of Teichmuller space

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