Marston Morse Lecture Series

All Marston Morse Lectures

The following page displays Marston Morse Lectures happening throughout the current academic year. Click the following link to see a shortened list of Marston Morse Lectures for the current term.

Friday, April 6th 2018

To Be Announced
Speaker:Simon Donaldson
Time:9:00am-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Thursday, April 5th 2018

To Be Announced
Speaker:Simon Donaldson
Time:9:00am-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, April 4th 2018

To Be Announced
Speaker:Simon Donaldson
Time:9:00am-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, April 3rd 2018

To Be Announced
Speaker:Simon Donaldson
Time:9:00am-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, April 2nd 2018

To Be Announced
Speaker:Simon Donaldson
Time:9:00am-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Friday, February 24th 2017

Folding papers and turbulent flows
Speaker:Camillo De Lellis
Time:3:30pm-4:30pm
Location:S-101

Thursday, February 23rd 2017

Folding papers and turbulent flows
Speaker:Camillo De Lellis
Time:3:30pm-4:30pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, February 21st 2017

Folding papers and turbulent flows
Speaker:Camillo De Lellis
Time:3:30pm-4:30pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, October 26th 2016

Dependent random choice
Speaker:Jacob Fox
Time:4:00pm-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, October 25th 2016

Arithmetic regularity, removal, and progressions
Speaker:Jacob Fox
Time:4:00pm-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, October 24th 2016

Regularity methods in combinatorics, number theory, and computer science
Speaker:Jacob Fox
Time:4:00pm-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Friday, March 6th 2015

On random walks in the group of Euclidean isometries
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 4th 2015

Joint equidistribution of arithmetic orbits, joinings, and rigidity of higher rank diagonalizable actions II
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, March 2nd 2015

Joint equidistribution of arithmetic orbits, joinings, and rigidity of higher rank diagonalizable actions I
Speaker:Elon Lindenstrauss
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Friday, February 14th 2014

Arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds, perfectoid spaces, and Galois representations III
Speaker:Peter Scholze
Time:3:30pm-4:30pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, February 12th 2014

Arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds, perfectoid spaces, and Galois representations II
Speaker:Peter Scholze
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, February 10th 2014

Arithmetic hyperbolic 3-manifolds, perfectoid spaces, and Galois representations I
Speaker:Peter Scholze
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Thursday, March 14th 2013

The Codimension Barrier in Incidence Geometry
Speaker:Larry Guth
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 13th 2013

What is Special About Polynomials? (Perspectives from Coding theory and Differential Geometry)
Speaker:Larry Guth
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, March 12th 2013

Unexpected Applications of Polynomials in Combinatorics
Speaker:Larry Guth
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Friday, March 30th 2012

Dynamics on the Moduli Spaces of Curves, III
Speaker:Maryam Mirzakhani
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 28th 2012

Dynamics on the Moduli Spaces of Curves, II
Speaker:Maryam Mirzakhani
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, March 26th 2012

Dynamics on the Moduli Spaces of Curves, I
Speaker:Maryam Mirzakhani
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Thursday, April 8th 2010

Symplectic Topology as Sheaf Theory?
Speaker:Paul Seidel
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, April 7th 2010

Monodromy and its Categorification
Speaker:Paul Seidel
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, April 6th 2010

Cotangent Bundles and Their Relatives
Speaker:Paul Seidel
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Friday, March 20th 2009

An Isoperimetric Concept for the Mass in General Relativity
Speaker:Gerhard Huisken
Time:4:00pm-5:00pm
Location:S-101

Friday, March 20th 2009

Inverse Mean Curvature Flow and Isoperimetric Inequalities
Speaker:Gerhard Huisken
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 18th 2009

Mean Curvature Flow with Surgeries
Speaker:Gerhard Huisken
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 19th 2008

Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, March 17th 2008

Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 5th 2008

Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, March 3rd 2008

Topological Quantum Field Theories in Low Dimensions
Speaker:Jacob Lurie
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 21st 2007

Equivariant Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:William Fulton
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, March 20th 2007

Equivariant Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:William Fulton
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, March 19th 2007

Equivariant Cohomology in Algebraic Geometry
Speaker:William Fulton
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, March 28th 2006

Rigid Actions on Homogeneous Spaces and Applications
Speaker:Marina Ratner
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Monday, March 27th 2006

Rigid Actions on Homogeneous Spaces and Applications
Speaker:Marina Ratner
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:S-101

Wednesday, March 16th 2005

Algebraic Symplectic Resolutions, Representation Theory, and Loop Groups
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov
Time:4:00pm-5:30pm
Location:S-101

Tuesday, March 15th 2005

From Commutative to Non-Commutative Resolutions of Singularities via Quantization in Positive Characteristic
Speaker:Roman Bezrukavnikov
Time:4:00pm-5:30pm
Location:S-101

Friday, April 9th 2004

Geometry and Analysis of Einstein 4?Manifolds
Speaker:Gang Tian
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:

Thursday, April 8th 2004

Geometry and Analysis of Einstein 4?Manifolds
Speaker:Gang Tian
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:

Thursday, April 3rd 2003

Motivic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Fabien Morel
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, April 2nd 2003

Motivic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Fabien Morel
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 31st 2003

Motivic Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Fabien Morel
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, December 13th 2001

Quantum Riemann?Roch and Lefschetz
Speaker:Alexander Givental
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, December 12th 2001

Quantum Riemann?Roch and Lefschetz
Speaker:Alexander Givental
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Tuesday, December 11th 2001

Quantum Riemann?Roch and Lefschetz
Speaker:Alexander Givental
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, March 8th 2001

Geometric and Topological Rigidity of Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds, I Geometric and Topological Rigidity of Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds, II The Smale Conjecture for Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds
Speaker:David Gabai
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, March 7th 2001

Geometric and Topological Rigidity of Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds, I Geometric and Topological Rigidity of Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds, II The Smale Conjecture for Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds
Speaker:David Gabai
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 5th 2001

Geometric and Topological Rigidity of Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds, I Geometric and Topological Rigidity of Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds, II The Smale Conjecture for Hyperbolic 3?Manifolds
Speaker:David Gabai
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, March 30th 2000

Modular Forms, Theta Functions and Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Michael Hopkins
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Tuesday, March 28th 2000

Modular Forms, Theta Functions and Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Michael Hopkins
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 27th 2000

Modular Forms, Theta Functions and Algebraic Topology
Speaker:Michael Hopkins
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, April 1st 1999

Gauge Theory and Low Dimensional Topology: Past, Present and Future
Speaker:Tomasz Mrowka
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Tuesday, March 30th 1999

Gauge Theory and Low Dimensional Topology: Past, Present and Future
Speaker:Tomasz Mrowka
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 29th 1999

Gauge Theory and Low Dimensional Topology: Past, Present and Future
Speaker:Tomasz Mrowka
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, January 22nd 1998

Reduced Symplectic Manifolds and MorseTheory
Speaker:Victor Guillemin
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, January 21st 1998

Reduced Symplectic Manifolds and MorseTheory
Speaker:Victor Guillemin
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, January 19th 1998

Reduced Symplectic Manifolds and MorseTheory
Speaker:Victor Guillemin
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, March 27th 1997

Seiberg?Witten Monopoles and the Thurston Norm Contact Structures, Foliations and Floer Homology The Genus Minimizing Problem in Dimension Four
Speaker:Peter Kronheimer
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, March 26th 1997

Seiberg?Witten Monopoles and the Thurston Norm Contact Structures, Foliations and Floer Homology The Genus Minimizing Problem in Dimension Four
Speaker:Peter Kronheimer
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Tuesday, March 25th 1997

Seiberg?Witten Monopoles and the Thurston Norm Contact Structures, Foliations and Floer Homology The Genus Minimizing Problem in Dimension Four
Speaker:Peter Kronheimer
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Friday, February 23rd 1996

Symplectic Geometry and Stable Morse Theory. I: Morse Theory Symplectized. II: Lagrangian Intersections and Other Problems of Symplectic Topology. III: Topology of Groups of Symplectomorphisms & Parametric Morse Theory.
Speaker:Yakov Eliashberg
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, February 22nd 1996

Symplectic Geometry and Stable Morse Theory. I: Morse Theory Symplectized. II: Lagrangian Intersections and Other Problems of Symplectic Topology. III: Topology of Groups of Symplectomorphisms & Parametric Morse Theory.
Speaker:Yakov Eliashberg
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, February 21st 1996

Symplectic Geometry and Stable Morse Theory. I: Morse Theory Symplectized. II: Lagrangian Intersections and Other Problems of Symplectic Topology. III: Topology of Groups of Symplectomorphisms & Parametric Morse Theory.
Speaker:Yakov Eliashberg
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Friday, January 13th 1995

Recent Developments in the Topology of Quotient Space in Symplectic andAlgebraic Geometry
Speaker:Frances Kirwan
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, January 12th 1995

Recent Developments in the Topology of Quotient Space in Symplectic andAlgebraic Geometry
Speaker:Frances Kirwan
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, January 11th 1995

Recent Developments in the Topology of Quotient Space in Symplectic andAlgebraic Geometry
Speaker:Frances Kirwan
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, February 21st 1994

Analytic and Measure?Theoretic Methods in the Geometric Calculus ofVariations
Speaker:Leon Simon
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Friday, February 18th 1994

Analytic and Measure?Theoretic Methods in the Geometric Calculus ofVariations
Speaker:Leon Simon
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, March 11th 1993

The Geometry of the Painlevé Equation
Speaker:Nigel Hitchin
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, March 10th 1993

The Geometry of the Painlevé Equation
Speaker:Nigel Hitchin
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 8th 1993

The Geometry of the Painlevé Equation
Speaker:Nigel Hitchin
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, March 11th 1992

Degeneration of Riemannian Metrics Under Curvature Bounds
Speaker:Jeff Cheeger
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 9th 1992

Degeneration of Riemannian Metrics Under Curvature Bounds
Speaker:Jeff Cheeger
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, March 9th 1992

Degeneration of Riemannian Metrics Under Curvature Bounds
Speaker:Jeff Cheeger
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, March 13th 1991

Interaction Energy in the Calculus of Variations Some Equations onManifolds with Ends
Speaker:Clifford Taubes
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, March 13th 1991

Interaction Energy in the Calculus of Variations Some Equations onManifolds with Ends
Speaker:Clifford Taubes
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, February 28th 1990

Rigidity of Symmetric Spaces and Related Topics
Speaker:Mikhael Gromov
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, February 26th 1990

Rigidity of Symmetric Spaces and Related Topics
Speaker:Mikhael Gromov
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, December 8th 1988

Holomorphic Surgery
Speaker:Adrien Douady
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Wednesday, December 7th 1988

Holomorphic Surgery
Speaker:Adrien Douady
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, December 5th 1988

Holomorphic Surgery
Speaker:Adrien Douady
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Thursday, November 12th 1987

The Einstein?Hilbert Variational Problem on the Space of Riemannian Metrics
Speaker:Richard M. Schoen
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Tuesday, November 10th 1987

The Einstein?Hilbert Variational Problem on the Space of Riemannian Metrics
Speaker:Richard M. Schoen
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, November 9th 1987

The Einstein?Hilbert Variational Problem on the Space of Riemannian Metrics
Speaker:Richard M. Schoen
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, October 20th 1986

Deforming Metrics by their Ricci Curvature
Speaker:Richard Hamilton
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:

Monday, November 18th 1985

Symplectic Geometry and the Calculus of Variations
Speaker:Alan Weinstein
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, November 12th 1984

Index Theorems and Superstrings
Speaker:Edward Witten
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, January 16th 1984

Normal Forms and Group Actions in Symplectic Geometry
Speaker:Richard Melrose
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, October 25th 1982

Variational Methods in Gauge Field Theory
Speaker:Karen Uhlenbeck
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:

Monday, October 19th 1981

Dirac Operators, Scalar Curvature and Spin Cobordism
Speaker:H. Blaine Lawson
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
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Monday, October 27th 1980

A Survey of Affine Differential Geometry
Speaker:Eugenio Calabi
Time:2:00pm-3:00pm
Location:

Monday, October 15th 1979

Three?Dimensional Geometry and Topology
Speaker:William Thurston
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:

Monday, October 23rd 1978

Equivariant Morse Theory and Stable Bundles
Speaker:Raoul Bott
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location:

Monday, October 17th 1977

Parabolic Invariant Theory in Analysis on Pseudo convex Domains
Speaker:Charles Fefferman
Time:3:00pm-4:00pm
Location: