MSRI Postdoc Seminar Schedule (Subject to revision) |
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date | speaker | affiliation | title (click for an abstract) | |
August 31 | Aaron Abrams | MSRI/Emory University | Configuration spaces and braid groups of graphs | |
September 7 | Nick Proudfoot | MSRI/U. Texas | Equivariant topology of real hyperplane arrangements | |
September 14 | Mark de Longueville | Freie Universitaet Berlin | Cohomology rings of subspace arrangements | |
September 21 | Giulio Caviglia | MSRI/UC Berkeley | An introduction to Koszul algebras (followed by discussion of Koszulness of Pinched Veronese) | |
September 30 (note special day!) | Paul Hacking | MSRI/Yale | Moduli spaces of arrangements | |
October 5 | No seminar -- topology workshop | |||
October 12 | Daniel Matei | MSRI | Arrangements of planes in R^4 | |
October 19 | Simona Settepanella | MSRI/Universita di Pisa | Salvetti's complex and cohomology of Braid arrangements with local coefficients | |
October 26 | Patricia Hersh | MSRI/Indiana University-Bloomington | Discrete Morse theory for poset order complexes and a GL_n(F_q) analogue of the partition lattice | |
November 2 | No seminar -- combinatorics workshop | |||
November 9 | Sergi Elizalde | MSRI | Refined enumeration of pattern-avoiding permutations | |
November 16 | Kevin Woods | UC Berkeley | Counting with generating functions | |
November 23 | Helene Barcelo (in lieu of postdoc seminar) | Arizona State | A discrete homotopy theory for graphs and simplicial complexes | |
November 30 | David Speyer | UC Berkeley | Tropical linear spaces | |
December 7 | Luis Garcia | MSRI/Texas A and M | Minimal Cohen-Macaulay deformations of matroid ideals |