Midwest Topology Seminar

Northwestern University

May 3, 2008


9.30 Coffee Tech LR5
10.00 David Nadler (Northwestern) Representation theory via topological field theory
11:30 Christian Haesemeyer (UIC) K-theory and Hochschild homology of singularities
2:30 Nathan Broaddus (Chicago) Homology of the curve complex and the Steinberg module of the mapping class group (Abstract)
4:00 Jacob Lurie (MIT) Moduli Problems for Ring Spectra
5:15 approx Reception Common Room, Lunt Hall

All talks will be held in Technological Institute at 2146 Sheridan Rd. Parking is available in the Garrett lot, between the Math Department (Lunt Hall) and Tech. There are other lots behind Tech.