Midwest Topology Seminar

Midwest Topology Seminar

Saturday, February 21, 2004

NOTE: Campus parking is allowed on the weekends


All talks will be held in G40 Leverone Hall the large building immediately south of Lunt Hall, the Math Department

  • 9:00-10:00 -- Coffee, Doughnuts, and Bagels

  • 10:00-11:00 -- Nitu Kitchloo, Johns Hopkins University,

    "Atiyah duality for loop spaces"

  • 11:00-11:30 -- Coffee break

  • 11:30-12:30 -- Paul Seidel, University of Chicago,

    "Lagrangian submanifolds and problems of linear algebra"

  • 12:30-2:30 -- Lunch

  • 2:30-3:30 -- Dan Freed, University of Texas,

    "Twisted K-theory, Dirac families and the Verlinde algebra"

  • 3:30-4:00 -- Tea

  • 4:00-5:00 -- Geoffrey Powell, University of Paris13,

    "Endomorphisms in unstable modules of the cohomology of Eilenberg-MacLane spaces"

  • 5:15-- ---- Party in Lunt Common Room

    The Homestead Hotel (1625 Hinman Ave., 847-475-3300) is a few blocks from campus.

    Rooms are $80/night if you say you are with the NU Math Dept. They have free parking nearby if needed.