Juvitop Fall 2008

This is the Juvitop seminar webpage from Fall 2008, which was organized by Angelica Osorno and Inna Zakharevich about Homotopical Group Theory. This site was originally hosted here. This is part of a deep copy of all prior Juvitop websites that I could find in the fall of 2016.

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Fall 2008

Juvitop is a topics seminar on algebraic topology organized by graduate students at MIT.
This term we will be going over Bill Dwyer's notes on Homotopical Group Theory from the Workshop in Copenhagen.

The seminar will meet (unless noted otherwise) on Wednesdays at 4 pm in room 2-142 starting September 10.

At the moment we haven't finalized the list of talks. If you have any suggestions please contact the organizers.

This is the list of talks:

Date Speaker Title Lecture #
September 10  Mark Behrens Homotopy Theories 1
September 17 Inna Zakharevich Models for the Homotopy Theory of Homotopy Theories 1
September 24 Anatoly Preygel Homotopy limits and colimits - Spaces from categories 2 and 3
October 1 Sam Isaacson Thomason's theorem and Bousfield localization 3 and 5
October 8 Jennifer French Cohomology of function spaces - Maps between classifying spaces  6 and 7
October 15 Larry Smith Local cohomology, Poincare duality algebras, and Macaulay dual systems Special
October 22 Samik Basu Homology decompositions, part I 4
October 29 Olga Stroilova Homology decompositions, part II 4
November 5 Martin Frankland  Intro to linking systems and p-local classifying spaces Intro to 8
November 12 Dev Sinha Configuration spaces and homotopy theory Special
November 19 Matt Gelvin BLO2: The Fusioning 8
November 26   No seminar - Thanksgiving  
December 3   Revision of the notes  
December 10   Revision of the notes  


References here


Please email the organizers with any suggestions, concerns, questions, or to be added to the mailing list.

Angelica Osorno (aosorno at math dot mit dot edu)
Inna Zakharevich (zakh at math dot mit dot edu

Some links

Some previous versions of Juvitop:

Spring 2008: Segal conjecture
Fall 2007: Goodwillie calculus
Spring 2007: Floer homology
Fall 2006: Adams spectral sequence
Spring 2006: Stacks in topology and homotopy theory
Fall 2005: Surgery theory

Other topology seminars at MIT:

Grownups topology seminar