Meeting time: Wednesdays, 4:10  5:00, A304 Wells Hall 
Mar 26 
Dave Futer, 'The Jones polynomial and
surfaces far away from the fiber'

Apr 2 
Juan
Souto, U Michigan, 'NonHaken hyperbolic 3manifolds of given rank'

Apr 9 
Eli Grigsby, Columbia U, 'Grid diagrams and Legendrian links in lens spaces' 
Apr 16 
Selahi Durusoy, 'HeegaardFloer homology of certain manifolds and cobordism invariants' 
Apr 23 
Paul
Kirk, Indiana U, 'Twisted Alexander polynomials, Reidemeister torsion, and slice knots'


Meeting
time: Tuesdays, 4:10  5:00, A304 Wells Hall 
Apr 1 
Lizhen
Ji, U Michigan, 'Duality and rigidity properties of arithmetic subgroups,
mapping class groups, and outer automorphism groups of free groups'
Note:
Tues. 4:10 pm, A517 Wells Hall

Apr 11 
Ben
Weinkove, Harvard, 'The KahlerRicci flow on Fano manifolds'
Note
Special time: Fri. 3:00 pm, A517 Wells Hall

Apr 22 
Jens von Bergmann, Notre Dame, 'Isotopies of symplectic hypersurfaces and foliations by holomorphic curves'


Meeting
times: Tuesdays and Thursdays, 1:50  2:40, A304
Wells Hall 
Jan 24 
Adam Knapp, 'The Hoste move' 
Jan 31 
Chris Hays, 'The second homotopy group of a Lie
group'

Feb 7 
Andrew Cooper, 'Mean curvature flow' 
Feb 14 
Firat Arikan, 'Contact geometry I' 
Feb 21 
Arda Bugra Ozer, 'Contact geometry II' 
Feb 28 
Oh Hoon Kwon, 'A Zariskitype theorem for Riemannian
geometry' 
Mar 13 
Jeff Chapin, 'Pseudoholomorphic curves' 
Mar 20 
Chetanya Senapathi, 'The NewlanderNirenberg Theorem' 
Apr 1 
Chris Cornwell, 'Hyperbolic manifolds' 
Apr 1 
Juan
Souto, U Michigan, 'Rank and Heegaard genus of hyperbolic 3manifolds'
Special
RTG Lecture Note
Special time: Tue. 4:10 pm, A304 Wells Hall 
Apr 3 
Cheryl Balm, 'Morse theory' 
Apr 8 
Andrew Cooper, 'Local meanvalue theorems for geometric flows' 
Apr 8 
Eli Grigsby, Columbia U, 'An introduction to knot Floer homology'
Special
RTG Lecture Note
Special time: Tue. 4:10 pm, A304 Wells Hall 
Apr 10 
Kwangho Choi, 'Evolution of harmonic maps' 
Apr 15 
Nathan Sunukjian, 'Knotted surfaces in 4manifolds' 

Meeting
time: Tuesdays, 3:00  3:50,
A517 Wells Hall

Feb 5 
Daniel Smith, 'Intro to knot
theory and colorability' 
Feb 12 
Daniel Smith and Cheryl Balm, 'Knot Invariants:
Colorings and Polynomials'

Feb 19 
Cheryl Balm, 'Knot Polynomials' 
Feb 26 
Greg Sulisz, 'Higher homotopy groups' 
Mar 11 
Greg Sulisz, 'Higher homotopy groups (part 2)' 
Mar 18 
Scott Pelak, 'Morse theory' 
Mar 25 
Scott Pelak, 'Morse theory (part 2)' 
Apr 1 
Joe Timmer, 'Wirtinger presentation of knot groups' 
Apr 8 
Nattapong Bosuwan, 'K(G,1) spaces and graphs of groups' A204 Wells Hall 
Apr 15 
Bob Willenbring, 'Lefschetz Fixed Point Formula (Part 1)' 
Apr 22 
Bob Willenbring, 'Lefschetz Fixed Point Formula (Part 2)' 

Meeting
time: Mondays, 4:10  5:00, A304 Wells Hall 
Feb 25 
Sema Salur, Rochester, 'CartanKahler
theory in calibrated geometry' 
Mar 10 
Rajesh Kulkarni, 'Introduction to the Mori program' 
Mar 24 
Cagri Karakurt, 'Every 4manifold is BLF' 
Apr 18 
Cagatay Kutluhan, U. Michigan, 'SeibergWitten Floer homology and symplectic forms on S^{1} X M^{3}' 

Meeting
time: Thursdays, 4:10  5:00, A304 Wells Hall 
Jan 17 
Matt
Hedden, MIT, 'Symplectic
geometry and invariants for lowdimensional topology' 
Jan 24 
Hossein
Namazi, Princeton U, 'Splittings,
Geometry and Models' 
Jan 28 
Dan
Margalit, U. Utah, 'Dimensions
of Torelli groups' Note
the day change. 
Apr 10 
Ben
Weinkove, Harvard, 'The CalabiYau equation and symplectic forms' 
