CUNY Geometry and Topology Seminar


Unless a change is noted below, the CUNY Geometry and Topology Seminar takes place at 4:15pm on Tuesdays in Room 3305 (note: this is a different room than in past years) of the Graduate Center, located at 365 Fifth Avenue across the street from the Empire State Building. All are welcome.

Click on the title of a talk for the abstract (if available).

Fall 2015
September 29, 2015 Daniel Kasprowsky (Max Planck Institute) Stable classification of 4-manifolds with 3-manifold fundamental groups
October 6 Christopher Cashen (University of Vienna) Boundary Homeomorphisms and Quasi-isometries Between Hyperbolic Groups with Two-Ended Splittings
October 13 Enrique Pujals (IMPA and CUNY) The C^r-stability conjecture
October 20 Alex Eskin (University of Chicago) Coarse differentiation and quasi-isometric rigidity of Teichmuller space
October 27 No seminar
November 3 Balazs Strenner (Princeton) Construction of pseudo-Anosov maps and a conjecture of Penner
November 10 Jessica Purcell (BYU) Knot diagrams and twisted plats
November 17 Daryl Cooper (UCSB) Finite-volume hyperbolic 3-manifolds contain immersed quasi-Fuchsian surfaces
November 24 Lewis Bowen (Texas) Cheeger constants and L^2 Betti numbers
December 1 Nathan Dunfield (UIUC) A tale of two norms

Related student seminars:

Reading Seminar on Hyperbolic 3-manifolds (organized by Abhijit Champanerkar)
Geometric Group Theory Student Seminar (organized by Khalid Bou-Rabee)

Schedule from previous years.

Related seminars in the NYC area:

This seminar is partially supported by the National Science Foundation and the Simons Foundation.
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