Geometry/Topology Seminar
Thursdays at 3:00PM, in
308 Eckhart.
Spring 2003
April 3,
Ken Bromberg, California Institute of Technology
Geometric inflexibility and 3manifolds that fiber over the
circle
April 10,
Leo Butler, Northwestern University
The Toda Lattice, PositiveEntropy Integrable Systems and
Transcendental Numbers
April 17,
Daniel Groves, University of Oxford
Obstructions to wordhyperbolicity and mapping tori of free group
endomorphisms
April 21, 1:30pm in Eckhart 202 (Special day)
Kim Ruane, Tufts University
Boundaries of CAT(0) spaces (and groups!)
April 24,
No seminar
May 1,
Daniel Biss, University of Chicago
Decomposing Out(F_n)
May 8,
Dan Margalit, University of Chicago
Algebra vs. topology in mapping class groups
May 15,
Ian Agol, University of Illinois at Chicago
Survey on volume bounds of hyperbolic 3manifolds
and orbifolds
May 22,
Mark Sapir, Vanderbilt University
Diagram groups of directed 2complexes, spaces of positive paths,
homology and homotopy
May 29,
Jeff Brock, University of Chicago
The density conjecture, strong convergence, and
the taming of hyperbolic 3manifolds
June 4, 1:30 pm in Eckhart 202 (Special Day!)
Michael Handel, CUNY Lehman College
Dynamics in Out(F_n)  Part I
June 5,
Michael Handel, CUNY Lehman College
Dynamics in Out(F_n)  Part II
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Dan Grossman,
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Nicolas Monod,
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Roman Muchnik,
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