Tuesday, February 23
 Logic
Howard Becker
Polish groups and ideals with the backward Fubini property
3:00 PM // 159 Sloan
Wednesday, February 24
 Mathematical Physics
Yosi Avron (Technion – Israel Institute of Technology)
Baron von Münchhausen and the cat: Swimming in empty curved
space
12:00 PM // 351 Sloan
Thursday, February 25
 Logic
Adrian Ioana
Sofic equivalence relations (after Elek and Lippner)
3:00 pm // 159 Sloan
 Noncommunicative Geometry
Domenic Denicola
Spectral action with torsion"
3:30 pm // 151 Sloan
 Number Theory
Florian Herzig (Northwestern University)
The classification of irreducible mod p representations of a padic GL_n
4:00 pm // 257 Sloan
Friday, February 26
 Geometry and Topology
Rostislav Grigorchuk (Texas A&M)
Torsion images of Coxeter groups and the Wiegold problem
3:00 pm // 257 Sloan
