Tag Archives: Geometric Group Theory

Jason Behrstock: Temple geometry seminar (5 pm,Tuesday, Jan 22)

Jason Behrstock of CUNY will be speaking in the Temple Geometry and Topology Seminar. Title: Divergence, thick groups, and morse geodesics Abstract: In a metric space the divergence of a pair of rays is a way to measure how quickly … Continue reading

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Geometry Colloquium

Speaker: Dieter Kotschick, U. of Munich Title: Fundamental groups of Kahler manifolds and combinatorial group theory. Abstract:  The study of fundamental groups of Kähler manifolds is a fascinating enterprise at the crossroads of various branches of geometry and topology, with … Continue reading

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Seminar February 15 – Johanna Mangahas Kutluhan

Our Spring 2011 seminar continued on Feb. 15th with Johanna Mangahas Kutluhan from Brown University. Title: Geometry of right-angled Artin groups in mapping class groups Abstract: I’ll describe joint work with Matt Clay and Chris Leininger. We give sufficient conditions for … Continue reading

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Geometry Seminar, November 2, 2010: David Gabai

After a week off for PATCH, the Geometry Seminar resumes with David Gabai of Princeton speaking on: Title: Topology of Ending Lamination Space Abstract: The Ending lamination space is a naturally defined space associated to a surface of negative Euler … Continue reading

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